Michael Tusch began his career as a researcher in semiconductor quantum theory at Oxford University. Following a brief spell as a management consultant and an industrial R&D manager, he founded Apical Limited in 2002. Apical pioneered several new technologies in image processing and computer vision and counted most of the world’s smartphone and camera makers in its customer base. Michael was CEO of Apical until 2016, when the company was acquired by ARM. He is based in the U.K.