Alex van Someren
Alex van Someren has worked in the technology industry since the 1980s. In 1990, he co-founded ANT Ltd, which listed on AIM in 2005 and was acquired by Espial in 2013. In 1996, he co-founded nCipher, which became a world leader in IT security and, under Alex’s leadership, raised £14m in venture funding before listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2000, valued at £350m. Thales SA acquired nCipher plc in 2008. Alex was an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and joined Amadeus in 2010 to manage the firm’s early stage investments and funds.