Top Influencers: 11 UK Distinguished Engineer’s To Follow in 2022

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Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager & Chief Cryptographer play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager & Chief Cryptographer role. We have selected these Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager & Chief Cryptographer’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager & Chief Cryptographer’s. The list is in no particular order!

Steve Babbage

Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager & Chief Cryptographer @ Vodafone

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Vodafone is a mobile telecommunications company that offers voice, messaging, and data services. Read more about Vodafone on Crunchbase…

Rob Harrop

Distinguished Engineer @ Bitso

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Joseph Yiu

Distinguished Engineer @ Arm Holdings

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Joseph Yiu is a senior embedded technology manager at Arm, specializing in the Arm Cortex-M processor technology, mictocontroller system-level design and software develeopment for the Cortex-M microcontrollers. Joseph has been instrumental on a number of processor design projects, including the Arm Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M0 pr[ocessors, as well as a wide range of products, including the Cortex-M System Design Kit, AMBA Design Kit, PrimeCells and CoreSight components. As an author, inventor and international speaker on Cortex-M designs, Joseph has 16+ years experience with Arm IP development .He has authored the Definitive Guide to Arm Cortex-M Processors book series, which has been translated into multiple languages, and holds multiple patents elated to processor system designs. Learn more about Joseph Yiu on Crunchbase…

Arm Holdings is a multinational semiconductor company that designs, produces, and licenses IP for digital electronic product development. Read more about Arm Holdings on Crunchbase…

James Strachan

Distinguished Engineer @ CloudBees

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I work on Jenkins X to help developers automate their CI/CD for cloud native applications and help them go faster. I also created Groovy & Apache Camel Learn more about James Strachan on Crunchbase…

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Tom Fairbairn

Distinguished Engineer @ Solace

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Tom is an experienced Systems Architect specialising in middleware, helping customers design, architect and deploy messaging across a wide range of industries and use cases, from retail, governmental, financial and gaming. Tom has a wide experience of the technology industry, first as a network ASIC designer for 3Com, then as a design consultant for processor vendors such as ARM (the chances are if you’ve used a smart phone you’ve used some of Tom’s work) and as an architect and developer for hedge funds. Tom currently works at Solace Systems in their London office. Learn more about Tom Fairbairn on Crunchbase…

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Martin Borrett

IBM Distinguished Engineer, CTO IBM Security Europe @ IBM

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Joel Obstfeld

Distinguished Engineer @ Cisco

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Joel Obstfeld is a Distinguished Engineer within Cisco’s Chief Technical & Architects Office, currently exploring the space between Digitization and Industry 4.0 challenges. He was responsible for leading an internal startup at Cisco, that went on to build the Cisco Modeling Labs and Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL) products, taking it from inception to a combined revenue of over $10M. As well as working with and consulting for commercial customers, Joel is also engaged with members of the academic research community around the world. Joel is a Cisco Pioneer award winner from 2014 for VIRL – Virtual Internet Routing Labs. Learn more about Joel Obstfeld on Crunchbase…

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Stuart Carter

Distinguished Engineer @ Veritas Technologies

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Nick Heaton

Distinguished Engineer and SoC Verification Architect @ Cadence Design Systems

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Nick Heaton is an ASIC and EDA veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the design and verification of complex SoCs. Nick graduated from Brunel University, London in 1983 with first class honors in engineering and management systems. He is responsible for SoC verification in Cadence Research & Development organization as a Distinguished Engineer with special responsibility for Arm related solutions. Learn more about Nick Heaton on Crunchbase…

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Rashik Parmar

Lead IBM Cloud Advisor – Europe, IBM Distinguished Engineer @ IBM

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Rashik is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and previously President of IBM’s Academy of Technology. During his thirty years of practical experience in IBM, he has worked for financial, retail and manufacturing clients on IT projects of all sizes. Overall, he spe-cialises in ensuring the technical success of complex IT projects. He currently leading projects related to IBM’s Smarter Cities programme and development of techniques to drive industry level innovation. Rashik was appointed to the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board and chairs the business communications group. He is helping develop the innovation strategies to accelerate growth of this £55bn marketplace. Rashik is also IBM’s Partnership Executive for Imperial College – London. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Imperial College Business School and Visiting Professor to the Intelligent Systems and Net-works Group at the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Learn more about Rashik Parmar on Crunchbase…

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Mandy Chessell

Distinguished Engineer @ IBM

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Mandy Chessell is a master inventor, fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and a distinguished engineer at IBM, where she is driving IBM’s strategic move to open metadata and governance through the Apache Atlas open source project. Mandy is a trusted advisor to executives from large organizations and works with them to develop strategy and architecture relating to the governance, integration, and management of information. You can find out more information on her blog. Learn more about Mandy Chessell on Crunchbase…

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