James Ashforth-Pook

Business Development Advisor

James Ashforth-Pook

James has more than twenty-five years of successful high-technology industry and business experience. He has accumulated extensive technical and commercial knowledge of the semiconductor/IP, EDA and embedded software sectors, the key SoC leaders and fabless start-ups over the years.

He previously served as a:

James started his career with STC Defence Systems (now Northern Telecom) in R&D and then as a Hardware Design & Development Engineer (Analog/Digital electronics and Gallium Arsenide Lasers/Microwave/RF) involved on major telecommunications sub-contracts from Plessey originating from the UK Ministry of Defence and the DoD of North America.

James received his Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, from the University of Plymouth, Devon, England, UK in 1985.