Interview with Sir Robin Saxby

Sir Robin Saxby is a British Engineer and former CEO of ARM, which he positioned as the most valuable company within the Cambridge Phenomenon cluster of tech businesses.

He was brought in to run ARM in 1991 after it was spun out from Acorn Computers and devised the business plan which grew the company from a handful of people into an enterprise sold for £24 billion in 2016. 

ARM only designed Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISC) and licences out the manufacture and use of the designs to others. ARM processors power the mobile world. One of the first customers was Apple Computers swiftly followed by Nokia.

Sir Robin is a promoter of young entrepreneurs and and is active in a number of start-ups.

Interviewed by Richard Sharpe on 10 May 2017 at the WCIT Hall.