Liopa have completed the ‘spin-out’ process from Queen’s University, Belfast. The founding team have been joined by Belfast-based hi-tech start-up veterans Liam McQuillan and Richard McConnell and by Richard Davidson, ex-Principal Software Architect at Intel/AePONA. Queen’s University retain a shareholding in the company through their Research Commercialisation vehicle, QUBIS.
Liopa CEO, Liam McQuillan, commented “We have a exceptionally strong founding team within Liopa with a proven track record in creating and developing hi-tech software product start-ups, and in achieving high shareholder ROI on exit. We have world leading expertise in the fields of image processing, facial, phoneme and viseme analytics and an in-depth knowledge in the design of highly resilient and scalable software solution. All this, coupled with strong commercial skills makes me very confident