Dr Michael Lynch OBE FREng FRS

Inventor and Entrepreneur

Dr Michael Lynch OBE FREng FRS

Distinguished as a world leader in the application of non-linear adaptive signal processing and pattern recognition to unstructured information. Founder of Autonomy the UKs largest software company which was sold to HP for $11Bn in 2011. Creator of the Bayesian framework and platform at the heart of Autonomy's products and CEO of the company for 15 years. An inspiration and role model for entrepreneurs particularly in the engineering and technology sectors providing mentoring, enthusiasm, and financing at scale. An advisor to the government and major organisations at the most senior levels.

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