Andrew Bud CBE FREng
Founder and CEO, iProov Limited
Andrew Bud is a distinguished telecommunications engineer and a notable entrepreneur. He is known for his contribution to the development of mobile communications technology, networks and applications, and is currently undertaking pioneering work in the area of biometrics.
He led the design of key aspects of the DECT standard, including its network protocols and its data capabilities. This was the foundation for the world market in cordless communications. He made an important engineering contribution to the mobile applications industry through mBlox Inc. The company, which he founded, became the world’s largest provider of enterprise-to-consumer text messaging.