Ian has 15 years of experience in high technology companies, and is now running Salient Point, helping startup businesses to achieve commercial success and bring new technologies to market. Projects include market analysis, business development, sales planning, raising funds from investors and technical oversight work. He has recently published an eBook for entrepreneurs "Equity - A Resource for Startups" which can be downloaded free at http://salientpoint.co.uk/equityguide.
Ian's previous roles include that of R&D Director and CTO, as well as working within a large consultancy and running strategy and innovation projects for major global clients.
Ian is a director and trustee of social enterprise charity Forth Sector, and recently completed the prestigious Saltire Fellowship programme. His undergraduate degree was in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (BEng Hons, 1st) from the University of Edinburgh in 1997. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Engineer.