Origami Energy appoints Ocado’s CTO Paul Clarke to its advisory boardOrigami to leverage Clarke’s experience in developing disruptive technology that has revolutionised the online grocery sector and do the same in the energy industry
Origami, a leading technology provider to the energy industry, is expanding its advisory board team with the appointment of Paul Clarke. Paul currently serves as CTO for Ocado, who provide a cutting-edge technology platform for online grocery.
“I am delighted to welcome Paul to our advisory board,” said Peter Bance, chief executive officer, Origami. “During his time at Ocado, Paul has pioneered the technology that powers their e-commerce, fulfilment and logistics platform and built a world-class technology brand. Paul’s experience and guidance will be invaluable as we continue to build our own technology to support the transformation of the energy industry.”
Paul sits on several advisory boards including the AI Council, Robotics Growth Partnership, Robotics and AI in Extreme Environments, Food & Drinks Sector Innovation Group and he chairs the CBI Innovation Council. In his advisory roles and thought leadership within government, he is a champion for big, long-term and disruptive thinking, particularly in areas such as AI, robotics, infrastructure and education, to help create a smart, prosperous and sustainable UK. Paul read Physics at Oxford University.
Ocado’s CTO Paul Clarke on managing technological innovation
“My current role includes exploring opportunities to use Ocado’s technologies to disrupt other sectors,” commented Paul Clarke. “Origami is perfectly placed to lead the digital transformation of the energy industry, and I’m excited to join Origami’s advisory board at this time.”
Paul is also working with Centre for Digital Built Britain and others to develop a national digital twin; a virtual representation of the real-world environment. Using digital twins de-risks large projects and helps businesses understand how changes in process, technology, and business models can quickly expose new risks and opportunities.
“We look forward to working with Paul to explore the huge opportunities available in using digital twins in the energy industry,” added Bance.