Advisory Board

Jim Brewington
Jim Brewington has an extensive knowledge of the global communications market, having most recently held the position of President of Developing Markets at Lucent Technologies. He played a key role in building the Mobility business at Lucent and establishing its leadership in third generation technologies. Prior to heading Lucent's Developing Markets group, Jim served as President of the company's Mobility Solutions Group, where he was responsible for all wireless infrastructure for the mobility segment including global wireless development and product architecture, project management and business and product management. He began his career at AT&T in 1968, and over the ensuing years has held various executive management positions in the telecommunications industry, including overseeing Bell Telephone Wireless Laboratories. He is a member of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) and the CTIA Wireless Foundation.

Martin Jackson
Martin is a Director of Thor Partners Ltd, a consulting company.

From 2008 to 2010 Martin was VP Technology at Plastic Logic where he was responsible for the technical direction and strategy of Plastic Logic's plastic electronics technology in Cambridge, managing the Cambridge operation.

Prior to joining Plastic Logic Martin was CTO at Artimi, a fabless semiconductor company with easy to use UWB solutions. Previously Martin was CTO at Frontier Silicon, a fabless semiconductor company which pioneered digital broadcasting and achieved 70 percent market share. Prior to Frontier Silicon, he was CTO of leading DSL semiconductor company GlobespanVirata, which later merged into Conexant Corp. He began his work at Virata in 1994, when it was in a start-up phase and he served as VP engineering, Chief Technology Officer and a Board director. Martin was instrumental in the company's merger with Globespan in 2001.

Martin has co-founded four start-ups, and today serves on the Board of Directors for DisplayLink.
David Wells
David Wells is a business focused technologist with 18 years experience in the data and telecommunications equipment sector, operating globally at senior executive and board level. He has successfully led product development activities in both startups and large companies. At a corporate level, he has experience developing strategy, supporting M&A activities, corporate finance and leading technology and marketing activities. Currently Chief Operating Officer at Netronome Systems, previously David was EVP & CTO for the Wireless division of Marconi, before this he was at Tellabs in both corporate and product development roles. Prior to Tellabs he played a key role in Netcomm Ltd, a UK startup, eventually acquired by GDC. David has a PhD from Cranfield Institute of Technology.