Nick Allott

CEO of NquiringMinds

Nick is CEO of NquiringMinds, an AI analytics company developing state of the art cyber security infrastructure.  He has been developing and deploying AI technologies for almost 30 years

Nick was formally, CTO of OMTP, a security focussed, international mobile standards organisation responsible for many technologies now widely deployed. Significant among OMTP deliveries, is the Trusted Execution Environment, (TEE) the security core of most CPUs and SIM technology. Nick is also a Director of the Webinos Open Source Foundation: a collaborative initiative for secure IOT interaction based on PKI. 

For Shell, Nick helped develop their data mining products (later acquired by Accenture). And as Technology Director for Motorola, Nick had responsibility for their speech recognition and voice Personal Assistant products. Nick Joined  start-up Fastmobile (multimodal speech recognition) as their CTO in 2000 until their acquisition by RIM. His first full time job was developing neural networks for Neural Computer Sciences, followed by a stint at the part Microsoft owned Dorling Kindersley Multimedia, where he worked on search technology and 3D graphics platforms.

Nick advised the UK Government on the Secure by Default Program and was among a handful of technology CEOs selected by the then Prime Minister, Theresa May, to accompany on her first trade mission to India. Nick is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, the Institute of Analysts and Programmers and the Royal Society of Arts, has a degree in Cognitive Science, a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Southampton.