Richard is known as a hands-on, technology entrepreneur with a 20+ year track record of building, transforming and exiting early-stage technology companies such as Ensygnia, Swivel Secure, Mobix, SAVortex, Clearswift and Tumbleweed.
Previously at Mobix he personally led the development of an innovative and patented authenticated telephony solution for the banking and financial services industry. The solution, Authenticall, was sold to Swivel Secure after just 18 months and saw Richard being named Digital Entrepreneur of the Year for Security Innovation in 2010.
As Chief Executive and a founder of Ensygnia, Richard developed and patented world-wide a visual alternative to NFC called Onescan.
Richard holds a number of NED and board advisor positions. He is the London Dealmaker for Corum Group (sell-side M&A). He also provides pro bono support to early stage companies seeking seed investment with access to over 9000 investors globally.