Andrew Hopper CBE FIET FREng FRS
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
 1977 - 1997     Research Assistant, Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Reader (Computer Laboratory)
 1997 - 2004     Professor of Communications (Department of Engineering) 
 2004 -               Professor of Computer Technology, Head of Department (Computer Laboratory)

 2011 - 2014     Council (Trustee), committees: Finance, University Assistants Joint Board
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 
 1981 - 2011     Fellow, Director of Studies
Queen's University Belfast, Institute of Electronics Communication and Information Technology 
 2005 -               Advisory Board 
University of Oxford, Department of Computer Science 
 2008 - 2014     Advisory Board 
École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, School of Computer and Communications Sciences
 2011 -               Advisory Board


INDUSTRIAL  (Companies co-founded) 
Orbis Ltd          - sold to Acorn Computer 1979 
 1978 - 1981     Director 
Acorn Computer plc - IPO London 1982, spun out ARM 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
 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, Intnl. Trade 2011, Intnl. Trade 2013; MacRobert 2013
 2002 -               Chairman 
Ubisense Group plc - IPO London AIM 2011, Queen's Awards: Innov. 2012, Intnl. Trade 2012
 2003 - 2015     Chairman (2003 - 2006 Director) 
TxtEz Ltd  
       
 2012 - 2014     Chairman

PROFESSIONAL 
Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE) 
 1981 -               Member, Fellow, past committees: Sector, Finance/Investment, Audit, Nomination, Remuneration

 2003 - 2006     Ordinary Trustee

 2009 - 2012     Vice-President, Deputy President
 2012 - 2013     President
Royal Academy of Engineering 
 1996 -               Fellow, past committees: Membership, Awards, International
 2007 - 2010     Council (Trustee)  
 2013 -               Enterprise Committee
 2016 -               Chairman Launchpad Competition
Royal Society 
 2006 -               Fellow, past committees: Sectional, Innovation, Awards Nomination
 2009 - 2011     Council (Trustee)
 2013 -               Science, Industry and Translation Committee
 2016 -               Science Policy Advisory Group


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 
Technology Strategy Board, Emerging Technologies and Industries Steering Group
 2009 - 2012     Chairman 
BP plc 
 2011 -               Technology Advisory Council
Castrol innoVentures
 2015 -               Advisory Board

PRIZES / AWARDS 
 1999    Royal Society - Clifford Paterson Prize Lecture
 2003    Royal Academy of Engineering - Silver Medal 
 2004    Association for 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"
 2016    Association for Computing Machinery - SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Paper Award
 2017    Royal Society - Bakerian Premier Medal and Lecture (announced in 2016)

PERSONAL 

Born 9 May 1953, Warsaw, Poland, UK citizen since 1964 
Married, two children, pilot with
~6000 hours flight time