NAG appoints Ian Wilson as Chief Innovation Officer

Oxford, England, October 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) announced the appointment of an AI industry leader IanWilson as Chief Innovation Officer. Wilson will focus and grow NAG’s investments, leveraging the company’s leadership in numerical computing and engineering services to actively explore new market positions.

Ian brings his diverse knowledge of enterprise innovation in the deep technology space to NAG, having previously worked as Global Head of AI at HSBC and driving product innovation at several other leading companies. He joins NAG as the company embarks on a growth program and is experiencing high demand for its numerical computing, mathematical optimization, high-performance computing (HPC) and cloud services and products.

“It’s a very exciting time to welcome Ian to the NAG team,” he said Adrian Tate, CHAIRMAN. “Math, optimization and HPC continue to gain importance in various fields, including AI, where data volumes, processing times and algorithm requirements are enormous. The combination of AI knowledge and innovation experience that Ian brings to NAG is truly powerful.”

Wilson brings both technology and significant leadership experience from previous positions as Founder, CEO and Executive Director at a range of companies, from fast-growing start-ups to large global organizations. His career has spanned United States of America, Europeand Asiaand covered various industries from consumer entertainment to financial services.

“Joining NAG at this crucial point in its growth journey represents a unique opportunity for me to bring together all the experiences of my career to date,” said Wilson. “The expanded innovation function will leverage NAG’s excellent reputation and extensive technical intellectual property to create significant business value. I am honored to be entrusted with such a transformative responsibility.”

About NAG

NAG provides industry-leading numerical software and technical services for banking and finance, energy, engineering and market research, academic and government institutions. World-renowned for the NAG® library – the most rigorous and robust collection of numerical algorithms available – NAG also offers automatic differencing, machine learning and mathematical optimization products, as well as world-class technical advice on HPC and cloud HPC, code porting and optimization, and other areas of numerical computing . NAG was founded more than 50 years ago from a multi-university company and is headquartered in Oxford, UK with offices in the UK, US, EU and Asia. Visit for more information.

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