First Stage Capital appoints

Corporate finance house, FirstStage Capital has appointed two senior technologists to its board of advisors.

David Sexton, ex-president of global markets at Cable & Wireless is a seasoned senior executive who has extensive experience of working within successful start-ups as well as in the telecommunications and computer services industries on both a global and national basis.

Professor Michael Clark is currently principal technologist for Unilever research. He previously held senior positions in the electronics industry and government R&D. He brings to the advisory board extensive experience in materials and semi-conductor research and development, as well as proven business and management skills.

The appointments provide an opportunity to deepen FirstStage Capital’s technology expertise and to broaden its access to technology networks, said Jason Purcell, CEO and co-founder.