Chairman of the Board
Ian Jenks has more than 30 years of board-level experience in the technology industry and has served as CEO of companies operating in the United States and Europe. He was formerly the President of Uniphase Inc., Chairman of Oplink Communications Inc. which he took public on the NASDAQ and spent seven years as a partner of Crescendo Ventures llp including investments in Arteris Inc., eSilicon Inc., Spanslogic Inc. and CoreOptics GmbH.
Ian has been a Director of Techstep ASA, a provider of managed mobile services in the Nordics, Paysafe plc, an international provider of payment processing services, and Brady plc, a provider of commodity trading software. He also has served and continues to serve as a director of a number of private companies. Ian is currently Chairman and CEO of SmartKem, Inc., a publicly listed company in the US.
Ian Jenks holds a B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering from Bristol University.