Dr Leo Poll
Technically everything is possible, making it work for people is where the real challenges are. Addressing these challenges from an end-user perspective in a way that makes business sense is what has driven Leo throughout his career. With more than 20 year of experience he is able to bring an ability of strong lateral thinking combined with very broad domain knowledge of applications/markets and technical enablers.
Leo is a co-founder of Akendi UK Limited. Prior to founding Akendi Leo worked for Philips Research in various roles with global responsibilities incl. board member of one the Philips Research’s programmes. As a business development officer was responsible for a number of healthcare projects such as ‘IV infusion for developing countries’ and ‘hospital patient and asset tracking’. In addition to his roles at Akendi & Philips, Leo was also a non-executive director of Health Enterprise East (HEE) from 2009 – 2015.
Leo graduated from Eindhoven University of Technology with an M.Sc. in Information Technology and holds a Ph.D. on ‘Visualising Graphical User Interfaces for Blind Users’.
Tim DainesSenior Experience Design
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