At Best Startup UK we track over 130,000 UK startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United Kingdom based Chairman operating in the Sensor space. If you think a Chairman is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Companies House UK, Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder, Chairman and CEO of Wootzano
I am the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Wootzano Ltd where we are making robots feel and sense like humans do by using our unique electronic skin and robotic systems which can save an average fruit and vegetable packaging facility around £2.5 million at minimum a year. Ask me how we do it! Along with a PhD in Electronics and Nanotechnology Engineering from University of Edinburgh, I have extensive experience in Robotics and AI. I am also a Member of the Executive Committee for Robotics and Mechatronics at the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). I am also an Enterprise Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng). Since early age, I have had a crazy obsession with electronics and was fascinated by software development as it required not much need for any sophisticated lab. When I am not working on the business, you can find me working with machine learning algorithms, advocating why computer programming should be taught at schools from an early age and travelling.
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About Wootzano: Wootzano manufactures robots which can sense and feel like humans do using a unique electronic skin, machine learning, and electronics.
Chairman of PiP IoT
A Business Management graduate, Simon began his working life in product management, firstly at Toshiba Information Systems and then Cable & Wireless where he met Nick Razey, his long-time business partner. In 1995, Simon and Nick were part of the founding team of Interoute Telecommunications. The company was sold in 1999 and Simon went on to found a number of other businesses including Telecom FM, N Quire and Saiph Communications, which focuses on IP telephony and convergence.
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About PiP IoT: PiP IoT is a sensing device provides power to make smarter business decisions faster and at lower cost through real-time information.
Chairman of Salunda
Rod is a highly successful entrepreneur having created the Seaward Group and grown it to be one of Europe’s most successful Instrumentation business before its acquisition by Metrawatt International GmbH in 2015. Rod has extensive experience of developing business in international markets which was recognised by a Queens’s Award for Enterprise in 2012. He has broad experience in the role of chairman and has worked as a non-executive director with many private, public and academic institutions. Rod is a graduate Electronic Engineer, FIET and was awarded an MBE for services to industry.
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About Salunda: Salunda develops robust, contactless sensors for use in very harsh environments.
Chairman of EnOcean
Keith works as the front-end man of Starship. He is responsible for sales and partnerships with commercial customers and local governments. When Keith talks, people listen, and soon thereafter they sign the dotted line. A veteran executive with half of his past career in telecom industry and another half in technologies, Keith has engineered growth in dozens of companies.
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About : EnOcean offers radio frequency communication and other wireless sensor solutions for use in buildings and industrial installations.
Chairman/Founder of Low Power Radio Solutions
Barry founded LPRS in 1985 having worked in electronic component distribution for many years. Barry brings with him a wealth of knowledge of electronics and wireless communications.
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About Low Power Radio Solutions: LPRS is a global leader in low power RF solutions for OEMs.