Dr Mike Lynch OBE, studied Engineering at Cambridge University and obtained a PhD in mathematical computing. He is a technology entrepreneur and a pioneer of the 'Meaning-Based Computing' movement.
Mike has founded a number of technology companies, including Autonomy, where he currently serves as CEO. He has held a number of advisory and board roles in the venture capital industry and is currently a non-executive director of the BBC.
He was named the Confederation of British Industry's Entrepreneur of the Year, won an IEE Award for Outstanding Achievement and was awarded an OBE for Services to Enterprise. He is also a Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, and the author of a number of academic papers on the subject of Pattern Recognition and Signal Processing.