Board of Directors and Senior Management

Blue Prism was formed by a group of process automation experts in 2001. We have offices in London and Manchester in the UK. Austin, Chicago, Miami, New York and San Francisco in the US, along with Sydney and Tokyo covering the APAC region. We currently operate in the Financial Services, Energy, Telco, Insurance, Logistics, BPO and Healthcare sectors, but the technology is truly industry agnostic as the Digital Workforce is able to tackle rules-based administrative work.

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Last updated: Nov 27, 2018 @ 11:37 am


Jason Kingdon

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Jason Kingdon has been commercializing AI for over 25 years. He has a PhD from UCL Computer Science, he co-founded UCL's Intelligent Systems Lab in 1992 and pioneered one of the world’s first neural nets for live financial forecasting. He was CEO and co-founder of Searchspace, an inventor of big data analytics, introducing intelligent transaction monitoring to the London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, Lloyds of London amongst others. After a highly successful exit he set-up a private AI research lab being commercialized as He joined Blue Prism as Executive Chairman in 2008 and later non-executive Chair on the company's highly successfully London IPO. He's an EY entrepreneur of the year, author and editor of AI books, papers and patents.

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Ijoma Maluza

Chief Financial Officer

Ijoma Maluza is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He has over 10 years of experience in the Technology sector and joined Blue Prism from ip.access Limited where he was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ip.access Limited he served as Corporate Strategy and Corporate Development Director of Xchanging plc. Ijoma read Economics at Cambridge University.

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Chris Batterham

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Chris Batterham qualified as an accountant with Arthur Andersen and has significant experience in senior finance roles across the technology sector. He joined the board of Blue Prism Group in September 2012 and was previously Financial Officer of Unipalm plc the first internet company to IPO in the UK, until 2001 and chief financial officer of Searchspace Limited until 2005. Chris currently serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Eckoh plc and Non-Executive Director of SDL plc, NCC Group plc, and Toumaz Group plc. Chris has an MA from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

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Ken Lever

Non-Executive Director

Ken Lever is an ex-partner of Arthur Andersen and has held senior executive director roles in many companies listed on the London Stock Exchange including Alfred McAlpine plc, Albright & Wilson plc and Tomkins plc. Ken was Chief Financial Officer of Numonyx in Switzerland from April 2008 to September 2010, and was Chief Executive Officer of Xchanging plc between 2011 and 2015. Ken currently is Group Chairman of RPS Group plc, and a Non-Executive Director of Biffa plc, Vertu Motors plc, Gresham House Strategic plc, DAC Beachcroft and F.M. Insurance Company Limited. From 2007 to 2013 Ken was a member of the Accounting Council (formally the UK Accounting Standards Board) of the Financial Reporting Council. Ken is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

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Charmaine Carmichael

Non-Executive Director

Charmaine Carmichael was global senior vice president at Nokia. Between 2002 and 2008 Charmaine was managing director and vice president, EMEA at Research In Motion (BlackBerry). She also led Wayra, the digital accelerator and was a non-executive director of Wayra UnLtd, a joint venture between the UK Government and Telefonica. Charmaine currently is a Non-Executive Director of GB Group plc and chairperson of Buzzmove.

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