Our management team is made up of a group of highly experienced and motivated professionals, with proven track records of inspiring innovation and bringing cutting edge technologies to market.
Chief Executive Officer
Scott is an experienced serial entrepreneur, leading his sixth technology venture as CEO of PragmatIC. He was also a co-founder and board director at computer vision-based AI company Cortexica, acquired by Zebra Technologies. Past successes include Azea Networks, which he grew from concept to 8 figure sales levels before acquisition. He has lived and worked across the globe including Australia, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, the US and UK.
Chief Technology Officer
Richard has over 25 years' experience in the development and commercialisation of a wide-range of new technologies based on novel processes, materials and flexible electronics. Richard has a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Durham. He is inventor/co-inventor on over 25 patent families. Richard is a non-executive director at the Henry Royce Institute – the UK’s National Institute for advanced materials research.
Chief Financial Officer
Gordon is a Deloitte qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience in Cambridge technology companies. He was involved in the NASDAQ listing of Smallworldwide plc and as CFO he led the IPO of Ubisense Group plc on AIM in 2011. He has been involved in numerous M&A deals, gaining exposure to accounting in 18 countries and funding rounds raising in excess of £150 million. Gordon was included in the Hot 20 FDs in TMT in 2012.
Chief Operating Officer
Ken has more than 40 years experience within the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industries. He brings with him a profound knowledge across all aspects of high-tech manufacturing. Additionally, having successfully run his own engineering and management consulting business since 2008, he has a wealth of operational experience in taking new-start technology companies on to high volume manufacturing.
Chief Commercial Officer
Alastair is a sales and marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience working for global technology companies. Previous roles have included leading Strategic Marketing for NASDAQ listed Amdocs and more recently leading Enterprise Sales in Europe for Carlyle Group company, Syniverse. Alastair holds a PhD in Magnetic Resonance Imaging from the University of Cambridge.
Joao De Oliveira
SVP Business Development
Joao is an experienced commercial manager with a strong background in electronic engineering. Previously at XJTAG (part of the Cambridge Technology Group) he led business growth at over 30% annually from 2006 to 2012. Joao has held business development roles at Plastic Logic and Arm. He initiated the business that evolved into the current Secure Segment activity. He is fluent in 5 different languages.
Gillian is a very experienced marketing professional with a track record of launching new products to market in high tech businesses. She brings a wealth of knowledge of delivering strategic roadmaps, marketing materials and product life cycle management across multiple sectors including semiconductors and digital inkjet printing, at companies including Texas Instruments, Dialog, CSR and Xaar.
Catherine has over 15 years' experience in printed electronics R&D both with PragmatIC (since 2011) and Plastic Lofic (from 2002). She has pioneered technologies for semiconductor devices on plastic, including successful transfer to manufacturing. Catherine holds a PhD in organic electronics (Cambridge) and is named inventor on 12 patents.
VP Process Engineering
Neil has over 35 years in process engineering and optimisation, with experience in both electronics manufacturing and optical discs. At Cambridge Display Technology (part of Sumitomo group) he managed the back-end-of-line OLED production, and previously at Plasmon Data Systems he was responsible for developing new media manufacturing processes.
VP Product and Applications
Brian has over 20 years’ experience in flexible organic electronics. Previously he spent four years in the Holst Centre supporting partners’ innovation roadmaps around flexible OLED displays and other advanced circuits electronics. He co-founded Complex Materials, a company which develops novel materials. Brian holds a PhD in Solid State Electronics from the University of Texas.