Ian was appointed as Chairman of Crowd Technologies in February 2011.
Ian has held many senior positions in IT and communications. In his early career, he was Group IT manager for Ingersoll Rand, IT Director for Land Rover and Managing Director of a division of AT&T Istel. He then turned his attention to consultancy as Director of BIS Information Systems a £150M turnover IT and consultancy business, leading a management buy out of software company Cimage in 2000, helping to grow the business for sale to SWORD, overseeing a number of mergers and acquisitions before exit. Ian was also Chairman of Parallel Global Limited, overseeing a successful sale at the end of 2009. He is currently chairman of Claritum Limited, Genesis alongside Crowd Technologies.
Ian is responsible for ensuring the appropriate funding, resource and strategies are in place to deliver the business plan and communication with shareholders.