Institute of Communications and Connected Systems


Niall Roche

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CTO in Residence, Senior Teaching Fellow

Department: School of Management

Research group: UCL Engineering

E: n.roche@ucl.ac.uk
T: +44(0)20 3108 9283

5G | IoT | Blockchain | Machine Learning | Entrepreneurship


Niall is Lead Technologist in Innovation and Enterprise in UCL's Engineering Faculty working on the TRIANGLE Horizon 2020 project that is building a wireless testbed for SMEs to test their apps and devices on a number of different network conditions, including pre-standardised 5G networks. He also works on helping to spin-out companies from the University and also with tech mentorship to companies in UCL and also companies based at IDEALondon and StartupBootcamp IOT accelerator.

Niall is the CTO-in-residence at UCL's School of Management and has also taught Mobile Web courses for the W3C, who define the internet standards. Previously, he ran his own consultancy building a range of mobile solutions. Previously he was an employee of MobileAware (now https://awarex.com) building telecom and app software that was deployed in mobile networks for Telstra, MCell (MTN Group), Digicell and other telcos worldwide including building iOS apps for Air France and KLM.