A highly respected and trusted leader, Alisdair is recognised as one of Scotland’s prominent professional advisers amongst Scotland’s technology sector and is passionate about commercialising innovation.
Alisdair now heads up Framewire, Scotland’s leading professional services firm which specialises in Strategy, Business Design, Investment and Market Analysis as well as growing emerging technology, digital and creative start-ups/SME’s focused on Mobile, Data, FinTech, AI/ML, SaaS and IoT.
Combined experience in private and public sectors, Alisdair previously held senior positions at PA Consulting within their Digital Business and Government practices as well as heading up the Interactive Scotland tech accelerator, focused on growing Scotland’s Digital Economy.
Alisdair focuses on delivering trusted, independent advice and is recognised as having one of the most extensive networks of connections amongst the international digital and technology industries where he accelerates the revenue and equity investment of the organisations he supports.
Prior to Framewire, Alisdair was responsible for leading product design, development and management at Philips, Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies as well as founding the Turing Festival, Edinburgh’s International Technology Festival.
Alisdair is an active board member of the UK’s digital industry association BIMA in Scotland and is the strategic adviser to the Seed Haus tech accelerator and Legal Tech startup Amiqus.