Honorary King's Fellow Hermann Hauser has just been elected a Fellow of The Royal Society.Originally from Austria, Hauser came to King's to do a PhD in Physics. He stayed in Cambridge and founded a series of companies, most famously Acorn Computers in 1978.
In 1997 he co-founded the venture capital company Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd, and in 1998 co-founded Cambridge Network, which brings together Cambridge academics and technology companies in the 'Silicon Fen'.
He has held prominent positions in international technology companies and has received numerous honours. In 2001 he was awarded an Honorary CBE for 'innovative service to the UK enterprise sector'.
He has been an Honorary Fellow of King's since 2000.