Barry studied Applied Physics at the University of Strathclyde in the 1970’s. He then pursued a career in IT and has accumulated over 30 years of experience in computer technology and business management.
He was with Apple for 11 years, where he worked on the original Macintosh Central Processing Unit (CPU) family in California and founded Apple’s first off shore Research & Development unit in Paris.
Having worked in organisations large, medium and small, Barry co-founded the smartcard company Ecebs in 2000, before floating it on the London Stock Exchange in 2005 and selling it to theTrainline.com in 2007.
Since then he has been involved as an Enterprise Partner with the University of Strathclyde and serves as Non-Executive Director / Chairman for several innovative technology companies.