Robert Sansom FREng
Robert is an active angel investor and mentor to start-up businesses in the UK and US. He is currently a member of the board of directors or advisor to CCS, CRFS, Featurespace, Netronome (Chairman) and Ubisense.
In 2001, he founded Cambridge Angels, a group of seasoned technology and bio-technology entrepreneurs who invest in and mentor technology start-ups. In the 1990s, he co-founded and was CTO of FORE Systems, a leader in high-speed data communications, which went public on NASDAQ in 1994 and was sold to Marconi in 1999.
He has a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA and an MA in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge. It was upon his return to Cambridge in 2000 that he established the Cambridge Angels.