Simon Mead, CEO of CW who has the responsibility of maintaining and growing a members first approach to CW’s activities ensuring that each organisation gets to network, learn and grow as a result of being involved.
Nicky begin this podcast by asking Simon to explain CW’s objectives as a leading international community for companies and the part they play in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile, internet, semiconductor and software technologies. They go on to talk about the co-operative development programmes CW has developed that enable start-ups and SME’s to accelerate product development for the larger vertical members.
With an active community of over 1000 technology companies ranging from major network operators and device manufacturers to innovative start-ups and universities, CW stimulates debate and collaboration, harnesses and shares knowledge, and helps to build connections between academia and industry.
CW also organises major conferences and start-up competitions along with other high-quality industry networking events and dinners. With headquarters at the heart of Cambridge, UK, CW partners with other international industry clusters and organisations to extend its reach and remain at the forefront of global developments and business opportunities.