Karl Heeks – CEO
Karl has over 20 years of experience in senior roles within blue chip organisations, SMEs and start-ups including GEC, CDT, UltraSoC and Metrarc. He is an experienced founder and grower of high technology companies. He won the RAEng MacRobert Award in 2002 and was 1st (UK) and 4th (Europe) in the Deloitte and Touché Technology FAST 500 (revenue growth) in 2002. He has around 25 granted US patents.
Professor Daping Chu – CTO, Co-Founder
Director of Centre for Photonic Devices and Sensors and Director and Chairman of CAPE. The founder of ROADMap Systems Ltd, Prof Chu has led the research of the recent development of LCoS WSS.
Dr Brian Robertson, VP Engineering, Co-Founder
Brian is an optical physicist with 20 years experience in applied photonics technology. He has worked on LCoS based WSSs at Cambridge University since 2009, contributing to 5 WSS patent applications, and is the co-founder of the business.
Helen Snook, Office Manager
Helen joined ROADMap in 2016 and brings 20 years experience working with technology companies from early stage through to FTSE100. Working in a number of Operational and Marketing Communication roles during this time.
Professor Bill Crossland – Scientific Advisor
Responsible for more than 50 patents and patent applications in the field of liquid crystal devices. He is generally regarded as the founding father of liquid crystal over silicon (LCoS) technologies.