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Dr. Hermann HAUSER Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge


1973 MA in Physics, University of Vienna
1977 Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University
1978-1984 Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge
1986 Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy
Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge
1987 Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge
1988 Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge
1991 Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California
1992 Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge
1993 Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004)
Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge
Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge
Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge
1996 Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998)
since 1997 Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
1998 Co-founder, Cambridge Network Ltd, Cambridge


Fellow of the Institute of Physics, 1998
Honorary Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University, 1999
Honorary CBE for "innovative service to the UK enterprise sector", 2001
Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, 2002
Member of the Governments Council for Science & Technology, 2004
Member of the Royal Society Enterprise Fund Advisory Board, 2007
Member of the Judge Business School Advisory Board, 2008
Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics, 2008
Chair of the EESCN - East of England Stem Cell Network, 2009
Member of Government advisory panel for New Industry, New Jobs, 2009
SDForum Visionary Award, 2011
Fellow of the Royal Society, 2012

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