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Executive leadership

Meet the team

Our executive leadership team is made up of highly experienced professionals, with proven track records of inspiring innovation, bringing cutting-edge technologies to market and accelerating growth.

Dave Moore Pragmatic CEO

David Moore

Chief executive officer

Dave Moore Pragmatic CEO

David Moore

Chief executive officer

Dave has over 25 years semiconductor leadership experience. Most recently, he was Chief Strategy Officer at Micron Technology, Inc where he had group-wide accountability for a range of corporate functions. Prior to Micron, he spent 6 years at Intel in a number of executive leadership roles, including General Manager Programmable Solutions Group, leading the multi-billion-dollar FPGA and Structured ASIC business. Dave has a BS in Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin and a MS in Electronic Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has lived and worked in many countries including Malaysia, Vietnam, Ireland, the US and UK.

Rian Urding CFO

Rian Urding

Chief FINANCIAL officer

Rian Urding CFO

Rian Urding

Chief FINANCIAL officer

Rian is a fellow ICAEW Chartered Accountant who trained with Price Waterhouse Coopers and has spent most of his career in high growth, intellectual property driven, deeply technical businesses. He was most recently CFO of McLaren Automotive, the iconic global supercar manufacturer. He has been instrumental in the strategic growth and expansion of multiple companies, which involved raising significant amounts of private equity funding.

Richard Price

Chief TECHNOLOGY officer

Richard Price

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.

Alastair Hanlon Pragmatic Semiconductor Chief Commercial Officer

Alastair Hanlon

Chief COMMERCIAL officer

Alastair Hanlon Pragmatic Semiconductor Chief Commercial Officer

Alastair Hanlon

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.

Catherine Ramsdale SVP Technology Pragmatic

Catherine Ramsdale

svp technology

Catherine Ramsdale SVP Technology Pragmatic

Catherine Ramsdale

svp technology

Catherine has over 20 years experience in printed electronics R&D both with Pragmatic (since 2011) and Plastic Logic (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.

Helen Ledger Pragmatic Semiconductor SVP Marketing and Communications

Helen Ledger

SVP Marketing & communications

Helen Ledger Pragmatic Semiconductor SVP Marketing and Communications

Helen Ledger

SVP Marketing & communications

Helen has over 20 years leadership experience in marketing and communications with a strong track record of launching and growing new product categories. Most recently, Helen was Senior Director of Marketing at Qualcomm, responsible for leading global marketing efforts across their Automotive and IoT segments. Prior to Qualcomm, Helen held technical marketing roles at BT and D-Link.

Shane Geary Pragmatic

Shane Geary

SVP mANUFACTURING & OPERATIONS

Shane Geary Pragmatic

Shane Geary

SVP mANUFACTURING & OPERATIONS

Shane has over 25 years leadership experience in semiconductor technology, manufacturing, and operations, most recently as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations and Technology at Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). Shane’s responsibilities included full accountability for manufacturing and operations for a number of ADI’s wafer fabs in both Ireland and the US, in addition to process technology leadership for several key areas of the company’s technology portfolio. He has a master’s degree in Microelectronic Engineering from University College Cork and a master’s degree in Applied Statistics from Sheffield Hallam University.

Clare Hodcroft Pragmatic

Clare Hodcroft

Svp people

Clare Hodcroft Pragmatic

Clare Hodcroft

Svp people

Clare has over 25 years of global HR experience, having led large-scale organisational restructures, volume recruitment projects, cultural change programmes and reward and benefits reviews across a range of sectors. She was most recently Head of HR at Card Factory, and prior to this in senior HR roles at M&S, Morrisons, GE Oil & Gas, Randstad and Cape Industrial Services. Clare is also founder and director of a HR consultancy business, supporting SMEs and larger organisations with bespoke HR projects.

Board of Directors

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