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Scotland-based aquaculture technology company Ace Aquatec has appointed a new CTO, Keith Davidson, an experienced tech professional who has previously led global technology teams in a variety of sectors.
Prior to joining Ace Aquatec, Davidson was Chief Technology Officer for Aaquaverse, and was Director of Global OTT platforms for Sky where, according to his LinkedIn profile, he led all engineering and software development for Sky’s internet streaming platforms worldwide.
Announcing the appointment, the company highlighted Davidson’s solid experience in having managed teams across the USA, Canada, India, China, Europe and Asia.
“Keith has worked with technology companies at every stage, from start-ups to multinational corporations. A deep curiosity for all things science and technology led him to the role and his extensive experience of aligning technology strategies with overall business goals will support Ace Aquatec to achieve its aim of developing world-class ethical technology for the growing global aquaculture sector,” according to the company.
“The chance to work across almost every engineering discipline”
Ace Aquatec specialises in engineering for aquaculture in harsh environments, in addition to utilising technologies such as machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) to support welfare and operations for fish farmers.
“There are few professional opportunities that come along where you have the chance to work across almost every engineering discipline,” Davidson said, commenting on his new appointment in a press statement.
“Ace Aquatec products span mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and AI and as a technologist and engineer at heart this is an ideal opportunity to work in a field where technology is truly used for good.”
“I plan to take this opportunity to build on the fantastic work already being done by Ace Aquatec’s world class technology team to provide fully integrated intelligent aquaculture products that support our customers to operate efficiently and humanely.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Keith to the executive team and everyone at Ace Aquatec is looking forward to working with him on the further development of our high-welfare aquaculture technologies,” said Nathan Pyne-Carter, CEO of Ace Aquatec. “Keith’s core principles clearly align with our ethos, and we are delighted he is joining at a time of growth for the company and sector as a whole.”
About Ace Aquatec
Ace Aquatec is a leading aquaculture technology company. They partner with world-leading experts in various scientific fields to apply technological developments across aquaculture and marine industries.
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