Streams: Artificial Intelligence, Climate
Robert Sansom is an experienced angel investor and advisor to technology-based start-up businesses.
He is the founder of the Cambridge Angels, a group of expert technology and biotechnology entrepreneurs who invest in and mentor technology start-ups across the UK.
Robert is on the board of several technology startups, including Featurespace, IQGeo PLC and Myrtle Software. His entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding FORE Systems, a leader in high-speed data communications, where he was the chief technical officer (the company was sold to Marconi in 1999).
Robert has a PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2010.