East Hill Management Company [website]
East Hill was founded in 2000 as an investment advisory company to manage alternative assets for high net-worth families, endowments, trusts and institutions. Its venture capital investments are primarily in early stage companies founded by world-class scientists in the life and physical sciences. In particular, they have clearly-focused products which address significant market opportunities and use proprietary intellectual property. Landon Clay is a Managing Member of the company, and regularly attends Covesion board meetings.
University of Southampton [website]
The University of Southampton is continually developing its intellectual property portfolio through its Centre for Enterprise and Innovation. It has had multi-million pound successes with its spin-out companies, with 13 spin-outs since 2000 and over 50 since 1969. They originate from a broad range of fields and include oil and gas exploration, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology and optoelectronics.
Bill Campbell - Chairman
Based around 25 years of industrial leadership, Bill has significant experience in guiding high-technology companies through to commercial success. Prior to joining Covesion, Bill was the CEO at Splashpower Ltd (wireless power technology) and Microemissive Displays Ltd (P-OLED displays) resulting in a successful public listing on AIM in 2004.
Peter Smith - Non-Executive Director
Peter Smith is a world-renowned Professor of Optoelectronics at the ORC at Southampton University. He is a founder of both Stratophase and Covesion and continues to run a research group in the company's specialist area which provides new technology and trained staff.