Rob Taylor

Rob is driven by his passion for empowering individuals to unleash their creativity, believing this will enable new products and business models that we can’t yet imagine. With over 20 years of commercialising Open Source Software, and two previous successful exits (rev £10m), he combines startup leadership experience with deep technical knowledge to bring the vision, strategy and delivery.

He leads ChipFlow, which enables both experienced hardware designers and newly graduated software engineers to rapidly design custom chips. It is a proprietary platform-as-a-service for chip design, building on and with the Open Source ecosystem. ChipFlow directly integrates with manufacturing partners so our customers can sasily build their designs and manage their supply chain.