The UKtech50: The top 20
ARM is at the heart of the digital revolution, and as CEO, Warren East is in a powerful position. ARM a UK technology companies leading its field globally, with its chip designs used in many Apple products and most mobile phones. He is a role model for UK technology firms and budding entrepreneurs, and one of the major global representatives for the UK IT industry.
According to ARM, its chips power around 95% of the world’s smartphones, with over 10 billion products shipped with ARM chips. Microsoft is launching its first version of Windows for ARM processors next year, and graphics processor firm Nvidia has signed a licensing deal to use ARM chips as well.