Ian Ritchie (Iomart Group plc)

Edinburgh
CodeBase | Argyle House - 3 Lady Lawson Street Edinburgh, EH3 9DR
March 30, 2015, 6 p.m.

About this event

Ian C Ritchie CBE, FREng, FRSE, FBCS Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of Iomart plc, Computer Applications Service, the Interactive Design Institute, Cogbooks, Blipfoto and Red Fox Media. He founded OWL in 1984 which pioneered hypertext application development (a forerunner to the world wide web) and sold the company to Panasonic in 1989. Since then he has been involved in over 30 start-up high-tech businesses, including Digital Bridges, Voxar, VIS Interactive, Sonaptic and Orbital. He is Honorary Treasurer of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng) and the Vice President, Business of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE). He serves on the board of the Edinburgh International Science Festival and Chairs the Board of Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh's Science Centre. He is a Trustee of the Saltire Foundation and The David Hume Institute. He was a board member of Channel 4 TV (2000-2006) and deputy Chairman of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (2002-2011). He was awarded a CBE in the 2003 New Years Honours list for services to Enterprise and Education. http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/ian-ritchie/0/76/b48

Speaker

Ian Ritchie

Ian Ritchie

Chairman - Tern PLC

Ian Ritchie is Chairman of Tern plc (AIM: TERN), Computer Application Services Ltd., and Krotos Ltd. He is also Chairman of Our Dynamic Earth, the Edinburgh Science Centre. He was Chairman of iomart Group plc from 2008 until 2018.

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When

March 30, 2015
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

CodeBase | Argyle House
3 Lady Lawson Street
EH3 9DR Edinburgh

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Declan McLaughlin

Startup Grind Edinburgh

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Startup Grind University of Glasgow

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