Martin Jackson joins 8power Limited as VP, Engineering

8power is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Jackson as VP, Engineering with immediate effect.

Martin is an experienced technical leader and entrepreneur who has built multi-disciplinary, multi-site teams and co-founded four companies.

Before joining 8power, Martin was Group Head of Technology at Elektron Technology plc, building its engineering group to support a portfolio of specialist product and component brands. Prior to this, he served as VP Technology, VP Engineering and CTO at startups including Plastic Logic, Artimi, Frontier Silicon, Virata and Active Book.

Martin continues to serve as non-executive director of DisplayLink, where he chairs the IP Committee. Martin commented “I’m delighted to join 8power and help build a world class company.”

Dr Antony Rix, 8power CEO, welcomed Martin to the company: “As 8power prepares to grow, we are delighted that Martin has joined us to lead 8power’s engineering team. He has outstanding experience helping technology companies to scale and bring complex products to market. We look forward to working with Martin to launch our next generation of connected solutions, and build an exciting and successful business.”


About 8power

8power is a new start-up company commercialising novel vibration energy harvesting (VEH), sensors and wireless technology monitoring and tracking the condition of industrial and mobile assets.


For more information

Please contact 8power on +44 1223 781610 or through

8power Limited, Future Business Centre, King’s Hedges Road, Cambridge CB4 2HY, UK

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