Spectral Edge

Case Study

Chief Technology Officer

“I have no hesitation in recommending Gillamor Stephens for those looking to hire a C-level executive."

Rhodri Thomas, Chief Executive Officer


Spectral Edge is a Cambridge-based start-up with a world-class R&D team, created from the University of East Anglia’s ‘Colour and Vision Group’. Their patented image fusion technology, designed for integration into smartphones and consumer electronics devices produces more detailed, more beautiful and natural-looking images.


Chief Technology Officer


Context of the search(es)

Rhodri Thomas joined as CEO and set a clear vision to develop and deliver a suite of disruptive image enhancement products for a range of vertical applications. This required the hiring of a CTO, a new role, to set the technology agenda and deliver robust, commercially ready products based on Spectral Edge’s strong IP portfolio. The CTO would be responsible for leading and growing the technology team, managing innovation and identifying future product needs.
The challenge was set around finding a commercially minded CTO with extensive domain knowledge and experience of Embedded Software/Image Processing, and a proven track record of bringing new products to market.

What our client says

“I have no hesitation in recommending Gillamor Stephens for those looking to hire a C-level executive. I was impressed by the professionalism and processes of the team. We felt this was a very difficult brief, as the skill-set we needed was very specific. Gillamor Stephens unearthed a number of excellent candidates, and filtered out those not suitable too. Great job guys.”

Rhodri Thomas, Chief Executive Officer