Nick is the CEO of UbiApps (www.ubiapps.com) and is the Technical Co-ordinator for the webinos project.
UbiApps is a Software House which focusses on web and specifically web application technology. UbiApps is founded on upon the expertise and Open Source assets developed within webinos, as well as Nick’s former experience built up whilst he was CTO of WAC (Wholesale Application Community) and even earlier OMTP, where he created the original BONDI Open Source Proejct.
Nicks primary expertise is the definition and delivery of high technology, disruptive products. He was Strategy Director and CTO for the VC invested fastmobile (later acquired by RIM)which delivered push email, push to talk and instant messaging solutions for mobile. And before that Nick was Technical Director for Motorola’s European Internet division. Nick has had a number of other executive and consultancy positions with companies as diverse as Shell, Pearson Group, Dorling Kindersley and Neural Computer Sciences, and consequently has a breadth of industry experience encompassing, Mobile and Web, Security, Multimedia and Gaming, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Manufacturing and Engineering.
Nick has a Joint Honours Degree in Computer and Cognitive Science from Nottingham University, and PhD in Artificial Intelligence, specialising in Computation Linguistics and Knowledge Representation. Nick is a Fellow of the Institute of Analysts and Programmers, a Member of the British Computer Society, has been published in scientific and mainstream media and is a regular speaker at international conferences on mobile and high technology issues.