Rupert Baines
Rupert Baines has eighteen years’ experience in technology marketing, working on commercializing many leading-edge technologies. As well his role at Picochip, he was also one of the founders of the Femto Forum, the trade association for the femtocell and 'small cell' industry. He has been on the board of the Forum from 2007 to date and chairs the marketing working group.

Prior to joining Picochip Rupert spent six years with Analog Devices in Boston, working on semiconductors for GSM and wireless infrastructure before managing the company’s broadband product line and holding responsibility for the industry-standard ADSL chipset. He has also worked for operators, most recently as Director of Product Development and Strategy for Atlantic Telecom, where he ran a large pan-European DSL rollout and trialled wireless broadband deployments.

Blog Entries by Rupert Baines

Why Aren't There More 'World-Class' British Technology companies?

Posted 5 December 2011 | 10:31:52 (EST)

Venture capital is critical to the success of many technology companies around the world - particularly in the US where VCs have been a huge part of the global success of Silicon Valley. In his autumn statement George Osborne signalled that he would make changes to the UK's VC landscape,...

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Why we Should all be Excited by 4G

Posted 3 November 2011 | 00:00:00 (EST)

Just as more of us are taking advantage of 3G mobile networks, with smartphones, tablets & dongles, so 4G hoves into view. Many of us may not care too much about 4G right now, but it is something that we will be using in the not-too-distant future with the next...

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