Leading Global Tech Executive Duncan Tait FRSA is adding his remarkable global experience and connections to ScaleUp Group* the unique team of successful technology entrepreneurs (over £4Bn in exits) formed to #GrowGlobalChampions from the UK tech sector.

Duncan is a former director of Fujitsu Ltd (a $40Bn global technology and services company) where the stock price trebled during his tenure plus he was leading their $10Bn European and Americas business – with direct responsibility for 37,000 people.

Duncan is now currently investor, advisor, NED at Agilisys (the leading regional and local government transformation provider), NED at BiTC plus advisory chair with Tectonic.

Duncan said: “I’m really excited to have joined ScaleUp Group who provide a unique platform for ScaleUp members to engage with, as well as to invest personally in leading UK technology companies.
Duncan continued “The ScaleUp Group team has streamlined a process for its clients to obtain growth funding, whilst leveraging the impressive capabilities of the membership – all focused on helping clients accelerate their global growth and impact -in short to become #GlobalChampions”

John O’Connell, Founder and Chair of ScaleUp Group said : “I’m delighted Duncan has decided to join us – our 28th member- as part of the new phase in his career. His remarkable track record at board level, leading global transformation at scale and his extensive international connections considerably enhances our added value for our clients.”

During his time at Fujitsu, Duncan represented the company at the WEF in Davos where he spoke on topics such as ethical AI, diversity and inclusion and was a member of the leaders group for IOT and advanced manufacturing. Prior to Fujitsu Duncan had executive roles with HP, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation.

ScaleUp Group (scaleupgroup.co) recently closed two successful growth funding events .. ▪ £3.6m for leading Accounts Payable Forensic software provider Fiscal Technologies
▪ £8m+ funding for leading Data Privacy & Governance software provider Active Navigation

*About ScaleUp Group (SUG) – #GrowingGlobalChampions
SUG’s 28 members have successfully founded, led and invested in over 100 high growth tech businesses leading to £4 billion of exits.

SUG members provide their unique global expertise, experience and connections to accelerate the pace of high growth tech businesses by securing appropriate growth funding (backed up by members’ personal investment) and supporting our clients through their ScaleUp growth phase by introducing talent from their network; facilitating trading introductions and inducting our clients into our extensive global ScaleUp ecosystem.

Contact: Paul Excell, paul@scaleupgroup.co +44 7860 615395 (www.scaleupgroup.co)