Hermann Hauser Net Worth: $10million
Hermann Hauser Net Worth: Hermann Hauser has contributed to the translation of science into business for more than thirty years. Hermann has successfully developed and financed over 100 high-tech companies as a science-based innovator and serial entrepreneur while offering inspiration and mentoring to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
He is best known for establishing Acorn Computers — the developer of the iconic ‘BBC Micro’ — in 1978 and its spin-out, ARM Holdings microchip design company in 1990. In 1997 he co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners, a venture capital firm through which he built several technology companies. These include Solexa, a next-generation DNA sequencing firm that was sold for $600 million in 2007 to biotech giant Illumina and CSR (Cambridge Silicon Radio) that was sold to Qualcomm for $2.5 billion.
Hermann was awarded an honorary CBE in 2001 for his innovative service to the UK enterprise sector and an honorary KBE in 2015. As the author of an influential report for 2010 he called for investment by the UK government in a network of centres of technology and innovation. This led to the establishment of ‘Catapult’ centres to help small firms and university spin-outs market their prototypes.
Hermann is a Fellow of the Physics Institute and the Royal Academy of Engineering, and an Honorary Fellow of King’s College , Cambridge. He was made a member of the Science and Technology Council of the government in 2004 and made a Distinguished Fellow of BCS, the Chartered Institute of IT, in 2013.
Hermann holds honorary doctorates from Loughborough Universities, Bath, Anglia Ruskin, Strathclyde University and Glasgow University.
Amadeus Capital Partners Limited (Cambridge), co-founder; Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
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