After completing undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Physics, Roy joined embedded security start-up Discretix Technologies leading a team of software engineers to deliver innovative security solutions to tier-1 multinationals. Roy then undertook an MBA at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, during which time he acted as Portfolio Manager for the school’s venture fund, monitoring existing investments and leading two new ones in early stage technology ventures. In 2009, Roy won a competitive Oxford University Innovation SBS Fellowship to work with the Technology Transfer group to formulate a strategy for software commercialisation. Directly after completing the Fellowship, Roy joined the group as a permanent member. In his current role as Senior Technology Transfer Manager, Roy is responsible for a portfolio of software commercialisation projects and also manages the Startup Incubator.