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Dr Alastair Moore

DECIDE Project Lead

T: 020 3108 9307
E: a.moore@cs.ucl.ac.uk

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As a researcher and entre­preneur, Alastair sup­ports start-up activity and SME engage­ment across UCL with a par­tic­ular focus on mobile and digital enter­prise. Alastair is currently project lead on UCL DECIDE and designed and delivered pilot ver­sions of The Mobile Academy – a joint programme delivered with Mobile Monday London that has helped take participants to Mobile World Congress and LeWeb. He is an hon­orary researcher at UCL Enterprise with a particular interest in optim­isa­tion, vision, machine learning and mobile, and has published and presented work at top-tier international conferences (eg. CVPR and ICCV).

Alastair has helped raise in excess of £2M funding for current projects and has been an advisor/mentor to several companies that have raised seed round funding in both the UK and the US. (eg. Tipgain.com, Nearnote.co.uk, Ephemeral Labs Ltd.). During his doctorate he was a research engineer at Sharp Labor­at­ories Europe, he has also consulted on transna­tional European pro­jects, and has studied at the London School of Eco­nomics and the London Busi­ness School.

Alastair is co-founder and board member of several companies including Ephemeral Labs Ltd., Amaams LLP and UCL spinout Satalia Inc. He sits on the Special Group for Entrepreneurship for the British Computer Society and is a mentor at the Wayra Academy and Springboard Mobile.