Dr Hermann Hauser KBE CBE FRS FREng

Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

In his long and successful career as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Hermann has founded or co-founded companies in a wide range of technology sectors. These include Acorn Computers (where he helped spin our ARM), Active Book Company, Virata, Net Products, NetChannel and Cambridge Network Limited.

Hermann holds an MA in Physics from Vienna University and a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and of the Royal Academy of Engineering and holds an Honorary Doctorate from several other universities.  Dr Hauser was awarded a CBE in 2001 for ‘innovate service to the UK enterprise sector’.  In 2012 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 2015 he received a Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for services to engineering and industry.