Darran is a Co-founder and CEO at VividQ. His extensive experience in commercialising software products has been key to VividQ's rapid growth. A Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist by training, Darran pivoted from academia to become a leading analyst at a large financial software company. There he led new development initiatives and managed client implementation projects.
As one of the Co-founders of VividQ and its former CTO, he directed the original research and development efforts and initiated partner collaborations. As CEO, he heads the company’s technical and commercial strategies, establishing VividQ as the underlying software provider for holographic display.
Darran holds a PhD in Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Optics from the University of St Andrews and the Max Plank Institute.