Robert Hughes

CEO, Aircision

Robert Hughes

Speaker Bio


Robert is the Chief Executive Officer at Aircision and has over 25 years of combined experience in scaling start-ups and bringing complex communications products to market across a global scale.

From his early career at Nortel Networks and travelling extensively throughout the world, Robert found inspiration working closely with many innovators and customers which helped enormously in the development and advancement of novel photonics and wireless communication technologies which are in use today.

As a strong believer in the advancement of new materials and novel processes, Robert believes this will facilitate high levels of integration and efficiencies towards a net zero solution.

Robert has an MBA and has also held senior executive positions at EFFECT Photonics and Blu Wireless.