Involvement: ENDACE as of 01/2012
Ian holds a PhD from Cambridge University, England, where he worked on microwave receivers for radio telescopes. After fifteen years in archaeological science, including teaching at the Institute of Archaeology of the University of London, he moved to New Zealand in 1986 as a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science. Ian served the 13 years from 1990 to 2003 as Dean of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Waikato, and a Professor in the Computer Science Department. The Endace core technology was initially developed by the University research team led by Ian in the period 1995 to 2001.
Ian was one of the founders of Endace in 2001, and was Chairman of the Company at its admission to AIM in 2005. He has since served the company in turn as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Scientist before taking up the position of Chairman again in March 2009.