|Bristol university, PhD||1982|
|Low temperature physics|
Robin is a serial innovator over more than 20 years of experience in the computer industry working for Logica, Reuters and T-Mobile. After founding 3 successful startups he has now formed an investment/technology platform to fund and technically support a small number of startups in mobile and health applications.
In 2005 Robin was involved in a management buy out from T-Mobile and the product Mobizines was created for the startup RefreshMobile which Robin co-founded. RefreshMobile was funded by Accel Partners and in 2007 RefreshMobile was pivoted into Mippin.com
In 2009 Robin bought out EyeMags from RefreshMobile and founded a separate company called Alibro Ltd to further that product.
In 2010 Robin co-founded Promoht Ltd, to provide innovative new portal services for major worldwide operators.
In 2013 Robin founded Quantum Umbrella as an investment vehicle/technology platform to aid startups both technically and financially.
In 2013 Robin with some others founded RoamingBuddy and app for iOS and Android which advises users on the roaming deals available to them.