Meet the Team.

+ Executive Team

Jim Nicholas


Jim Nicholas has held a variety of executive positions. He was the CEO of MIPS Technologies, leading the transition out of Imagination Technologies into the standalone entity acquired by Tallwood Venture Capital. Before that he was promoted to Imagination Technologies’ Executive Vice President & MIPS Business Unit General…
Dr David Lomas

Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder

David has over 30 years of experience of Research and Development in Integrated Circuit design. He has worked primarily in the areas of state of the art RF, High-Speed Datacomms and Telecoms IC design, during which time he gained extensive design experience working in numerous processes including SiGe,…
David Dearn

Engineering Manager and Co-founder

David has over 30 years of experience of electronics and semi-conductor design and technical management, spanning market sectors from automotive to mobile communications. David’s early career started in the detailed analogue and digital design of automotive electronics and integrated circuits at Lucas TRW, where he became IC design…

+ Non-executive Directors

Sir Hossein Yassaie


Sir Hossein Yassaie is a leading figure on the world technology stage with a deep belief in technological innovation and disruptions. His technical and entrepreneurial efforts have deeply impacted many key areas across TV, PC, game consoles, automotive and most notably mobile devices through the smart phone revolution….
Ashwin Kumaraswamy

Non-Executive Director

Ashwin has over fifteen years of venture capital experience. He is responsible for a number of technology investments at Mercia Ventures and has focused his investment activity on DeepTech and climate change technology; he is a member of the NPIF – Mercia Equity Team. He has been involved…
Dr Colin Tucker

Non-Executive Director

Colin Tucker was the CTO and COO at Orange for its European businesses and Main Board Director on its listing on the FTSE. As founding CEO of 3, the first 3G mobile operator in the UK, Colin developed the role to become the Deputy Chairman of the Hutchison…