Meet the Management Team

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Dr Atif Syed

CEO and Founder

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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.

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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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Steven Harvey


Steven has a First Class degree in Applied Physics and is qualified as a Chartered
Accountant with PwC in 2001. He has a successful track record in financial
leadership roles spanning 23 years including internal and external audit,
corporate controlling and internal and external group financial reporting with
Nestlé in Switzerland, Middle East, UK and the USA.

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