PRN: Dr. Mike Lynch Awarded Outstanding Contribution to UK IT Award

Dr. Mike Lynch is recognised for founding a number of technology companies, including Autonomy in 1996, one of the fastest-growing, highest-margin software companies in the business.

Persone Louise Kehoe Autonomy, Randy Cairns, Maria Chotreva Emily Orton Autonomy, David Clarke, Mike Lynch, Mike Lynch Awarded Outstanding Contribution
Luoghi Inghilterra, Londra, San Francisco, Cambridge, Stati Uniti d'America, Regno Unito
Organizzazioni Exchan ge Commission, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, Autonomy's solutions, Autonomy Autonomy Corporation, Margaret Beaufort Fellow of Christ's College, Information Sciences at Cambridge University, L.P. The, HP Company, Wins Prestigious Accolade at the UK IT Industry Awards 2011 Autonomy Corporation, NYSE, London Stock Exchange, Original Equipment Manufacturer, BBC, Hewlett-Packard
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Dr. Mike Lynch Awarded Outstanding Contribution to UK IT Award

 
[11-November-2011]
 

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


Autonomy CEO Wins Prestigious Accolade at the UK IT Industry Awards 2011

Autonomy Corporation, an HP Company, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mike Lynch, has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to UK IT Award at the UK IT Industry Awards 2011, held at a ceremony in London last night.

The UK IT Industry Awards, presented by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT, in association with Computing magazine, represent the benchmark for excellence for the entire IT profession, showcasing best practice and innovation.

Dr. Mike Lynch is recognised for founding a number of technology companies, including Autonomy in 1996, one of the fastest-growing, highest-margin software companies in the business. Autonomy, whose core technology, IDOL, was awarded the IT Infrastructure Product of the Year award at the UK IT Industry Awards 2009, was acquired by Hewlett Packard earlier this year, marking the largest ever software transaction in Europe.  

Dr. Lynch studied Information Sciences at Cambridge University, where he received a Ph.D. and held a research fellowship in adaptive pattern recognition.  He was awarded an OBE for Services to Enterprise, and holds a number of advisory and board roles in the venture capital industry, serving as a non-executive director of the BBC and the British Library. Dr. Lynch has won numerous awards, such as the Confederation of British Industry's Entrepreneur of the Year, the European Business Leaders Awards' Innovator of the Year for pioneering new approaches to search and information processing technology, and Management Today's Entrepreneur of the Year 2009. Mike won an IEE Award for Outstanding Achievement.

He is also a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, and the author of a number of academic papers on the subject of Pattern Recognition and Signal Processing.

"Mike Lynch's contribution to UK IT is truly exceptional," said David Clarke, MBE, Chief Executive Officer, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. "He has very clearly demonstrated what success looks like for the UK IT Profession. Dr. Lynch is an example to us all and especially current and upcoming entrepreneurs; he has shown that with the right attitude, drive and ability, you can achieve truly impressive results in the UK."

"I am very honoured to be presented this award by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing," commented Dr. Mike Lynch. "Autonomy has grown to be the success it is today thanks to the great talent pool and technical expertise that exists in Britain, and is proof that the UK has what it takes to take innovation to the next level and shake up the industry on a global scale."

About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation, an HP Company, is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy's technology manages and extracts meaning in real time from all forms of information, both unstructured and structured, enabling companies to leverage their data assets. Autonomy's product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management.

Autonomy's solutions are used by more than 25,000 customers including 87 of the Fortune 100, 10 of the top 10 financial services firms, 75% of the global 100 law firms, 9 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and many government agencies. Over 400 of the world's leading technology companies embed Autonomy's technology in their products. Autonomy also owns the largest private cloud of diverse data, with 31 Petabytes of information.

Please visit http://www.autonomy.com to find out more.

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         Autonomy Editorial Contacts:     Maria Chotreva               Emily Orton     Autonomy (UK)                Autonomy (UK)     +44-207-104-5745             +44-207-104-5745     maria.chotreva@autonomy.com  emily.orton@autonomy.com         Randy Cairns                 Louise Kehoe     Autonomy (US)                Ogilvy PR (US)     +1-408-687-8042              +1-415-677-2739     randy.cairns@autonomy.com    louise.kehoe@ogilvy.com 

 


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