John McArthur

After training in the business consultancy practice at Arthur Andersen, John worked for several years in technology venture capital before joining IP Group Plc which had, and still has, a contract to commercialise the IP coming out of Leeds University. Tracsis was set up in 2004 to commercialise software which reduces costs and improves the efficiency of complicated transport networks. John was its first and only employee and today Tracsis employs over 300 staff with turnover in excess £25m and profits of close to £6m. John has been the CEO of Tracsis from the start and has taken it through its very early stages, an IPO in November 2007, seven acquisitions, and to its current market capitalisation of approx £115m.