Meet the Judges
Andy Chew


Tell us about yourself

I’ve spent most of my working life in large technology companies, interspersed with 5 years in two startups. I hope I have some interesting perspectives and insights to offer.

I am passionate about the application of technology to reinvent and solve important challenges.

I spend increasing amounts of time mentoring and supporting entrepreneurs and encouraging young people to consider the broad opportunities careers in technology can offer.

What will you be looking for in a winning pitch?

Ambition, scale; looking beyond the short term opportunity;Standing out from the crowd in ways that reflect the truly transformational potential of many of today’s technologies.

Give us three interesting links for any start-up

The Catapults are a network of world-leading centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in seven specific areas and help drive future economic growth

Each year, Gartner compiles a list of the top technology trends that have the potential to affect individuals, businesses and IT organizations during the next three years. Gartner’s 2015 top 10 strategic technology trends are the prime enablers behind new digital business opportunities

Cisco’s Technology Radar; Tracking novel technologies and trends that will change the future of the IT industry. Fostering innovation.