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Meet the Management Team

Leading the future of dexterous robotics in agriculture!


Dr Atif Syed
Founder, Inventor & CEO

Atif obtained a PhD in Engineering and Electronics/Bionanotechnology from the University of Edinburgh and has a background in Electronics, Nanotechnology, Robotics and AI. Atif is also an Enterprise Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering. With the breadth of expertise in microfabrication, material science and robotics,

Atif has built the principles for Wootzano to grow into a leading robotics company.


Dr Jesse Opoku

Jesse has experience working with micro/nanofabrication and process development. Jesse perfected the initial Wootzkin sensors and scaled up the technology to a 99.99% yield. Jesse is heading up the plan for the production facilities, reduced cost of production, and working on the ambitious scale-up and delivery of the Avarai™ to enable mass-market integration.

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Rob Dobson

In 1991 he founded Actix, algorithmic optimisation for mobile phone networks - London, & as Director built a highly profitable business to over £25m revenue and an international market-leader in wireless performance engineering software.

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