CURRICULUM VITAE
Andrew Hopper CBE FIET FRS FREng
Professor of Computer Technology, University of Cambridge


EDUCATION
University College of Swansea
 1971 - 1974  BSc in Computer Technology
University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory
(Trinity Hall)
 1974 - 1977  PhD Title: Local Area Computer Communication Networks

ACADEMIC
University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory
 1977 - 1979  Research Assistant
 1979 - 1983  Assistant Lecturer
 1983 - 1992  Lecturer
 1992 - 1997  Reader in Computer Technology
 1997 - 2004  Professor of Communications (Department of Engineering)
 2004 -       Professor of Computer Technology, Head of Department
 2011 -       Council (Trustee)
 2011 -       Finance Committee
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
 1981 - 1993  Director of Studies in Computer Science
 
1981 - 2011  Fellow

PROFESSIONAL
Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE)
 1981 -       Member (1993 - Fellow)
 2002 - 2007  IT Sector Panel (2005 - 2007 Chairman)
 2003 - 2006  Truste
 2009 - 2013  Trustee
 2012 - 2013  President
Royal Academy of Engineering
 1996 -       Fellow
 2002 - 2007  Membership Panel 5
 2006 - 2008  Awards Committee
 
2007 - 2010  Council (Trustee) 
 
2007 - 2011  International Committee
 2013 -       Enterprise Committee
Royal Society
 2006 -       Fellow
 2006 - 2008  Innovation Panel
 2006 - 2008  Sectional Committee 4
 2009 - 2011  Council (Trustee)
 2012 -       Awards Nominations Committee
 2013 -       Science, Industry and Translation Committee

INDUSTRIAL  (Companies Co-founded)
Orbis Ltd     sold to Acorn Computer 1979
 1978 - 1981  Director
Acorn Computer plc IPO London 1982, spun out ARM in 1990
 1979 - 1985  Research Director
 1996 - 1999  Director
Qudos Ltd           
 1985 - 1989  Director
AT&T Laboratories Cambridge Ltd (formerly Olivetti Research Ltd)
 1986 - 2002  Managing Director (1994 - 2002 Vice-President)
Virata Inc    IPO NASDAQ 1999, secondary raised $550M, now part of Conexant
 1993 - 2001  Director
Telemedia Systems Ltd (now IPV Ltd) 
 1995 - 2003  Chairman (2000 - 2003 Director)
Adaptive Broadband Ltd   sold to California Microwave 1998
 1998 - 2001  Director
Cambridge Broadband Ltd (now CBNL Ltd) 
 2000 - 2005  Chairman
Level 5 Networks Ltd (now Solarflare Inc)
 2002 - 2008  Director
Adventiq Ltd  sold to Adder Technology 2009
 2005 - 2009  Chairman
VNC Group Ltd Queen's Awards: Innov 2011, Int Trade 2011, Int Trade 2013; MacRobert 2013
 2002 -       Chairman
Ubisense Group plc IPO London 2011, Queen's Awards: Innov 2012, Int Trade 2012
 2003 -       Chairman (2003 - 2006 Director)

TxtEz Ltd        
 2012 -  2014 Chairman


OTHER
Amadeus Capital Partners
 2001 - 2005  Advisory Board
Cambridge Gateway Fund
 2001 - 2006  Advisory Board
Fraser Research Princeton
 2003 - 2010  Trustee
Cambridge Wireless
 2005 - 2008  Director
Queen's University Belfast, Institute of Electronics Comms. and Info. Technology
 2005 -       Advisory Board
CRFS Ltd
 2007 - 2010  Advisory Board
University of Oxford, Department of Computer Science
 2008 -       Advisory Board
Technology Strategy Board,
Emerging Technologies and Industries Steering Group
 2009 - 2012  Chairman
École Polytechnique Féd
érale De Lausanne, School of Computer and Comms. Sciences
 2011 -       Advisory Board
BP plc
 2011 -       Technology Advisory Council
EDSAC Replica Project
 2012 -       Trustee
University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research
 2013 -       Advisory Board

PRIZES / AWARDS
 1999    Royal Society - Bronze Medal (Clifford Paterson Lecture)
 2003    Royal Academy of Engineering - Silver Medal
 2004    Association of Computing Machinery - SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award
 2004    Institution of Electrical Engineers - Mountbatten Medal
 2005    University of Wales Swansea - Honorary Fellowship
 2007    CBE for "services to the computer industry"
 2010    Queen's University Belfast - Honorary Degree
 2011    Trinity Hall, Cambridge - Honorary Fellowship
 2013    Corpus Christi College, Cambridge - Honorary Fellowship
 2013    Royal Academy of Engineering - MacRobert Award
 2014    Science Council - named as one of UK's "100 leading practicing scientists"
 2014    Sunday Times - listed as one of the "100 most influential Britons of the modern age"


PERSONAL

Born 9 May 1953, Warsaw, Poland, UK citizen since 1964
Married, two children, enjoys flying
 

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