NquiringMinds, CEO, UK
Nick Allott (Ph.D.) is CEO and founder of NquiringMinds. He is currently a Director of the webinos Open Source foundation and has been instrumental in the creation of many W3C working groups including Device APIs, System APIs, Web of Things and Automotive Working Groups. Nick was formerly the CTO of WAC (Wholesale Application Community) and even earlier OMTP, where he created the original BONDI Open Source Project. He was Strategy Director and CTO for the VC invested fastmobile (later acquired by RIM) which delivered push email, push to talk and instant messaging solutions for mobile. Before that Nick was Technical Director for Motorola’s European Internet division. Other executive and consultancy positions with companies as diverse as Shell, Pearson Group, Dorling Kindersley and Neural Computer Sciences, and consequently has a breadth of industry experience encompassing, Mobile and Web, Security, Multimedia and Gaming, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Manufacturing and Engineering.
Nick is a Fellow of the Institute of Analysts and Programmers, a Member of the British Computer Society, has been published in scientific and mainstream media and is a regular speaker at international conferences on mobile and high technology issues. Nick sits on the advisory board of Vision Mobile a boutique strategy company.