Our OB this month is Mat Ellis (Du. 1984-89), founder and CEO of Cloudability. Prior to Cloudability, Mat held executive positions with four startups, and key technology roles at Frito-Lay, Pepsi Cola and Goldman Sachs. Originally from the UK and now residing in Portland, Mat is well known as a mentor and advisor to startups across the US.
News from OBs
Mark Simmonds (Al. 1976-81) has published a book called 'Breakdown and Repair', which chronicles two experiences Mark has had regarding mental health.
An exhibition of sculptures created out of wood is opening in Cardiff to celebrate the 50 years that David Nash has spent working in and around a former Methodist chapel in north Wales.
Amber Seaward (Ne. 2015-17) debated to support the Brexit Deal for the Oxford Union Society, the world's most prestigious debating society.
Starring Ella Ainsworth (Wi. 2007-09) from TV's 'Hustle' and 'Doc Martin', follow the hilariously absurd Kat as she battles to navigate her social anxieties by lying. About everything.
Named one of London's most influential People in 208 in the category Performance: classical music, tenor James Way was the winner of 2nd prize in the 62nd Kathleen Ferrier Awards at Wigmore Hall. He was awarded the 2016 Simon Sandbach Award from Garsington Opera, the 'most promising singer' award at the Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition, and holds an Indepdent Opera Fellowship.
Ross Chisholm (Du. 2007-09) made his 100th appearance for Harlequins 1st team this weekend after 10 years at the Club.