James Rowan

Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Division at Ember Technologies, Inc.

James Rowan

James Rowan

Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Division at Ember Technologies, Inc.

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Dyson Group Plc
Dyson Ltd.

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Birthday

1965

Age

56

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Secretary & Director at Dyson Estates Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer at Dyson Family

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Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc

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Founder at James Dyson Foundation North America

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Holland & Barrett Retail Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Dyson Ltd.

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Chief Commercial Officer at Dyson Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer at Smiths Group Plc

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Chief Information Officer at Dyson Ltd.

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Former Head-Sales & Marketing at BMW AG

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James Rowan
Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Division at Ember Technologies, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Glasgow Caledonian University is a public university in the City of Glasgow, Scotland. With a history traceable to 1875, the University was formally instituted in 1993 by an Act of Parliament that created Glasgow’s third university, and is one of Scotland’s largest universities with more than 18,000 students.

We are one of the largest and most successful universities in the UK with approximately 36,000 students studying programmes at home and overseas. The University has a strong reputation for the quality of its teaching and research activities and offers provision in 29 of the 32 most popular academic disciplines. We are the largest UK provider of education in Hong Kong, with strong links in Malaysia, Singapore and the Caribbean, as well as having a small base in London. Northumbria is one of the top ten universities in the UK, the fourth largest for international students and the largest in the North East for the number of taught postgraduate students. Our City Centre campus has benefited from a £160m investment in recent years. The award-winning City Campus East is home to Law, Design and Business students. City Campus West was completed in 2010 with the opening of the new Students’ Union building and Sport Central. In the last four years, 200 graduates have been helped to start-up their own companies. More than 600 businesses sponsor Northumbria programmes and many students graduate with professional accreditation. The University has the highest number of employed graduates in the North East. Research and enterprise is a major priority, with more than 1,000 worldwide clients and a significant number of commercial and professional collaborations and partnerships.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Division
2021 - Current

Ember Technologies, Inc. engages in the development of temperature control mugs. It offers travel mug, ceramic mug, copper mug, accessories, and gift card. The company was founded by Clayton C. Alexander in 2014 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, CA.

Senior Advisor-Asia Private Equity Team
2020 - Current

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm with deep roots in private equity, diversified capabilities, and an impressive track record. When you partner with KKR, you benefit from decades of financial and operational experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationships. Through an integrated approach, we work closely with companies and investment partners around the world to deliver flexible capital solutions. The power of partnership with KKR means we strive for better investments, stronger businesses, and shared success. With offices around the world, we fulfill our mission one investor at a time, one company at a time—and we do this as one global firm. As investors with an industrialist vision, we think long-term, pursue the highest standards of excellence, and align our interests with those of all our investment partners by putting our own capital behind our ideas

Chief Executive Officer
2017 - 2020

Dyson Ltd. manufactures vacuum cleaners and electronic equipment. It offers stick vacuums, handheld vacuums, cylinder vacuums, upright vacuums, robot vacuums, Dyson Supersonic hair dryer, Dyson Supersonic accessories, purifiers, humidifiers, CSYS task lights, Cu-Beam suspended lights, Dyson Airblade V hand dryer, Dyson Airblade dB hand dryer and Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryer. The company was founded by James Dyson in 1991 and is headquartered in Malmesbury, the United Kingdom.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2021 - Current

Ember Technologies, Inc. engages in the development of temperature control mugs. It offers travel mug, ceramic mug, copper mug, accessories, and gift card. The company was founded by Clayton C. Alexander in 2014 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, CA.

Lead Independent Director
2020 - Current

Nanofilm Technologies International Ltd. provides nanotechnology solutions. The company operates through the following business segments: Advanced Materials Business Unit, Nanofabrication Business Unit and Industrial Equipment Business Unit. The Advanced Materials Business Unit segment provides advanced materials through surface solution services based on vacuum coating technologies and processes. The Nanofabrication Business Unit is a manufacturer and supplier of nanoproducts, which are used by the customers as components for the smooth functioning and performance of certain parts of their end-products. The Industrial Equipment Business Unit segment manufacture and sell turnkey equipment systems ranging from coating equipment to auxiliary equipment such as cleaning lines to automation systems which are installed at the customers production lines. The company was founded on May 13, 1999 by Shi Xu and is headquartered in Singapore.

Non-Executive Director
2020 - Current

PCH International Ltd. designs, develops, and creates technology solutions for supply chain management applications. The firm offers solutions for product idea accelerator, product design and engineering, scaling for production, manufacturing solutions, packaging and fulfillment, ecommerce and retail, and inventory management and retail distribution. The company was founded by Liam Casey in 1996 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Director
Prior

Dyson Ltd is a British technology company, founded in 1993 by James Dyson, which designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans and heaters. It sells machines in over 50 countries and employs 3,100 people worldwide. The company prides itself on engineering products which work in different and better ways than their predecessors. Dyson’s founder, James Dyson, famously created 5,127 prototypes of his first machine, the vacuum cleaner, in a workshop behind his house, before developing one that he considered worked perfectly, the DC01.

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