Wednesday 24 Sep 2014
Dr Mike Lynch OBE was appointed a non-executive director of the BBC's new Executive Board from 1 January 2007.
He studied Engineering at Cambridge University and obtained a PhD in mathematical computing.
He is a technology entrepreneur and has founded a number of technology companies including the software company Autonomy plc where he currently serves as CEO.
Mike Lynch has held a number of advisory and board roles in the venture capital industry and is currently a non-executive director of Isabel Healthcare.
He was also named the Confederation of British Industry's Entrepreneur of the Year, won an IEE Award for Outstanding Achievement and was awarded an OBE for Services to Enterprise.
Mike Lynch is also a Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge.
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