David Sibbald OBE FRSE
David is the Executive Chairman of Aridhia, which he founded with Professor Andrew Morris in 2008. He is also the Co-Founder and Board member of Sumerian, an IT analytics company he founded in 2002 and was previously the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Atlantech Technologies, a communications software company which he founded in 1992 and sold to Cisco Systems in March 2000.
David is the Founder and Trustee of the Kate MacAskill Foundation, a charitable organisation providing education, care and micro-enterprise funding for children and young adults in the developing world and is Chairman of the Johari Foundation. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Glasgow University, Glasgow Caledonian University, the University of Paisley and the University of Strathclyde for services to Scottish science and philanthropy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy of Science and Letters. In the 2010 New Year Honours List, David was awarded an OBE for charitable services in Scotland and overseas.