Cambridge entrepreneur and angel investor Peter Cowley joined the judging panel for the 2011 Business Weekly Awards. Cowley’s company Camdata Ltd, a custom and semi-custom specialist electronics business, is going strong.
The all-star judging panel for this year's East of England Business Awards has been boosted even further by the addition of two globally respected female entrepreneurs. Harriet Fear, the chief executive of ERBI, the region's biotech cluster facilitator, and Teri Willey, who heads up Cambridge Enterprise the university's commercialisation arm add their experience and insight to the UK's most accomplished set of judges.
A Harvard alumna, Sherry Coutu has a distinguished track record spanning academia and business. She was a founder, CEO and chairman of Interactive Investor International plc and a founder and chairman of ISI Emerging Markets Ltd.
In his long and successful history as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Hermann Hauser has founded or co-founded companies in a wide range of technology sectors.
Charles is Non-Executive Director of Library House and has extensive experience running global private and public technology companies based in the US and Europe.
The Marshall Group, still a privately owned company, is chaired by Michael Marshall, the third generation of the Marshall family, and has a turnover approaching £650M per annum.
John Snyder is one of many entrepreneurs in the high-tech cluster around Cambridge who commercialised technology originally researched within Cambridge University.
Harriet Fear is the new CEO of ERBI. She joins the team from the Diplomatic Service. She has worked in many British Embassies around the globe – across all continents.