Rob Knight, an experienced entrepreneur, software engineer and architect and Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for the overall management of Mattereum, notably implementation and co-ordination of the technology. He has exceptional experience as lead manager of corporate technology projects at the Royal Mail, Post Office and ITV and designed software for management licensing for BBC Worldwide.
Educated as a software engineer at Liverpool John Moores University, Rob began his career as a web developer working primarily with Drupal and creating sites that ranged from online magazines to e-commerce stores and public sector information portals, all providing good grounding in the online needs of the corporate sector.
He was Lead Technical Architect at PRWD, the conversion rate optimisation agency, and provided consultancy services to a wide range of manufacturing businesses through the Maunfacturing Institute and to Capgemini and ITV (as part of their web re-development and pay-per-view ITV player programme).
In 2011, he became Lead Developer for CMC Markets maintaining a gobal network of websites for spread betting and CFD trading platforms before joining Vinay Gupta in the creation of Hexayurt Capital, lead sponsor of Mattereum. He is also Chief Technical Officer at Fluxus, a specialised consultancy for enterprise Drupal projects.
Over his career, he has led teams building large-scale logistics, financial regulatory compliance and intellectual property management systems. He is also an adviser to the Swiss-based non-profit Sweetbridge which sponsors the development of blockchain-based protocols and applications to transform global supply chains and is a frequent speaker and author on software development, management and blockchain technology.