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 Wireless 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.
Vice Chairman of KORE Wireless
Richard Burston, a successful entrepreneur and private equity investor, founded Regency Capital International Limited, a London-based merchant bank in 1991. From 2002 to 2004, He was the CEO of Bostream AB, following Regency Capital’s purchase of a majority interest in the company. He built Bostream into Sweden’s leading independent broadband ISP, prior to selling the company in late 2004. Before founding Regency Capital in 1991, he was employed by Morgan Stanley. Mr Burston, a Canadian citizen, has a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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About KORE Wireless: KORE Wireless is a trusted advisor delivering mission-critical IoT solutions and services.
Chairman of pureLiFi
Mike Hickey held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Wolfson Microelectronics from January 2009 until its acquisition by Cirrus Logic Inc in Sept 2014. Mike joined Wolfson from Motorola Inc. where he was Senior Vice President & General Manager of Multimedia Mobile Products. Prior to joining Motorola, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel Optronics UK, Chief Executive Officer of Kymata Ltd and also held senior positions at Motorola, Digital Equipment and Philips. He has also served as a director of Motorola Ltd and as a non-executive director at Incline Global Technology Services Ltd and UIQ Technologies.
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About pureLiFi: pureLiFi develops technology for communication networks that integrates data and lighting utility infrastructures.
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 of Genesis Technical Systems
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About : Genesis Technical Systems is a provider of patented, awarding winning, cutting-edge broadband solutions.
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.