Board members and executives

Board members

Charles Cotton

Charles Cotton has been involved in Cambridge technology companies since the days of Sinclair Research, and with Virata saw the first investment by Silicon Valley VCs in a UK company and a NASDAQ listing that peaked at over $5 billion. His newest venture, Cambridge Phenomenon Ltd, takes an entrepreneurial approach to celebrating and promoting the Cambridge technology cluster.

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Chris Chapman

Chris has over 20 years experience in finance, working in sectors such as software, online services, renewables, clean technology, consulting, engineering and new media, in companies including Lotus Cars, Smallworld, General Electric, Library House and numerous other high growth small businesses.

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Executives and associates

James Cotton

James is the founder of Onespacemedia, an award-winning web design agency in Cambridge. A computer scientist, audio engineer and graphic designer by training, James has founded three successful creative agencies and continues to mastermind digital projects for organisations including technology businesses, academic institutions and AIM-listed companies.

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sue keogh

Sue works on the social media campaign for the Cambridge Phenomenon. Her company, Sookio, offers editorial services such as copywriting, web content and social media to clients including the BBC, ITV, Yahoo!, Aol, Magic FM, Toshiba, TEDxGranta, CamCreative, Lürzer's Archive and small businesses. Sue writes for Media Week on digital and social topics, and runs Sweet Retweets workshops in writing for social media.

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kate kirk

Kate Kirk is the writer of The Cambridge Phenomenon: 50 years of Innovation and Enterprise. She has been a freelance editor and writer for more than 20 years and has worked for international organizations, think tanks, specialist publishers and several leading European business schools.Connect with Theo on LinkedIn

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rachel holdsworth

Rachel’s involvement with the ‘Cambridge Phenomenon’ started when as young graduate she joined Cambridge Instruments as a press officer. She has since provide PR support for the world’s first commercial incubation centre – St John’s Innovation Centre – and many of the science-based and technology companies that have helped make the cluster what it is today.

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Helen Cotton

Helen cotton

Helen Cotton is the director and founder of See Change Films and oversees all content produced by the company. Helen began her career in television after graduating from Sussex University with a BA (Hons) in Politics. From 2003 – 2006, Helen worked on television commercials for Spanish based Palma Pictures and then directed and produced series television for Discovery Networks Europe.

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