Speaker's Profile

John Cronin
Executive Chairman, Cyan Technology Ltd.

Mr John Cronin has been instrumental in Mergers & Acquisitions worldwide, raised equity, debt facility and vendor financing funding between $50m and $900m and set up operations in international markets. In addition, he has created significant value for shareholders with 4 Company exits in Picochip, Azure Solutions, i2 and Netsource Europe totalling $600m.

Mr Cronin’s contribution to high-tech industries includes being Chairman, CEO, NED, or adviser to Antenova, GCI Com, Aria networks, Picochip, Arqiva, i2, Cambridge Networks, Kast, Azure, Next2Friends, Bailey Fisher, Netsource, Mercury (C&W), BT and direct to private equity and VC firms.

A highly successful Chairman, CEO and MD in international markets (Europe, Americas, SE Asia) in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector including, Smart Metering, IT Software companies, OSS, Infrastructure, Hardware, Broadcast, Telecommunications, Utilities, Hosting and Managed Services, Mr Cronin joined the board in March 2012 initially as a non-executive director, and has now taken over as Executive Chairman.