Hermann Hauser

Biography of Hermann Hauser

Dr Hermann Hauser Honorary graduation
Dr Hermann Hauser Honorary graduation

Hermann Hauser was awarded the honorary degree of DSc from the University of Glasgow during the Commemoration Day ceremony on 17th June 2015 for his science-based innovation, commitment to education and outstanding entrepreneurship.

Hermann co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997 and he has founded or co-founded companies in a wide range of technology sectors. Hermann is currently a non-executive director of XMOS; Plastic Logic; and Cambridge Broadband Networks. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and an Honorary Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge.

Hauser was awarded an Honorary CBE for ‘innovative service to the UK enterprise sector’ in 2001. In 2004, he was made a member of the Government’s Council for Science & Technology. In 2012 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his contribution to the translation of science into business, in 2013 a Distinguished Fellow of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and in 2015 an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for services to engineering and industry.


Hermann Hauser
University Link: Honorary Graduate
GU Degree: DSc, 2015;
Occupation categories: entrepreneurs; venture capitalists
Record last updated: 22nd Jun 2015

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  • Honorary Graduate

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