Datapath appoints Bjorn Krylander new Chief Executive Officer

Datapath Limited, the Derby UK based computer graphics, video capture and digital technology company has appointed Bjorn Krylander its new Chief Executive Officer. Bjorn has in the past been Chief Executive at several UK technology companies, and with a further background encompassing strategy and operational consulting as well as a 13 year career in the Ericsson Group, Bjorn brings a wealth of experience and leadership qualities to Datapath for its continued growth.

This appointment is a natural step in building upon Datapath’s considerable success in the graphics controller and video capture markets over the past years, and is designed to enable Datapath to continue its vigorous growth.

Simon Hunt, Datapath Chairman and Investor, commented: “Bjorn Krylander has an impressive track record of building technology businesses in the past decade. He has spent his career in the communications and computing areas and will be able to provide leadership as Datapath continues to strengthen its market position in advanced multi-screen graphics solutions, whilst at the same time growing the business in new market segments.”

Bjorn Krylander said: “Datapath is an exciting market area growing very fast on the back of falling prices in display technology and the general proliferation of video”, and continues “the opportunities in distance learning, teleconferencing, machine vision and other areas make Datapath very well placed for continued profitable growth.

Bjorn Krylander has been CEO of Cambridge Broadband Networks and earlier at UbiNetics Limited until it’s sale in August 2005, following the successful divestment of the company’s Test and Measurement group in May 2005. Prior to working at UbiNetics, he held a variety of positions at Ericsson Inc, including Vice Presifent TDMA and CDMA phones.