Ian is an advisor to the Board of Data Imperium, having had 25 years of experience in the Financial IT sector. Ranging from creating and directing business and product strategy, delivering and launching new products to market, leading M&A activity, through to directing operations both on & off-shore, strategic application development, programme management, sales and marketing. He has worked for small private equity backed companies as well as large corporate organisations.
Ian was previously the CEO of 3i Infotech Europe, a subsidiary of a global technology and services provider. Prior to this he held numerous senior positions, leading business divisions and products centres for Rhyme Systems and Misys. He started his career as a software developer at ACT Financial Systems.
With a wealth of business leadership and operational experience, coupled with a financially driven, innovative and entrepreneurial mind-set, he thrives on dynamic changing and stimulating environments and interaction with people at all levels. This, coupled with developing strong client relationships and business partners, Ian believes has been instrumental in driving business forward to success.