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Our mission is to accelerate human adoption of new technology by evolving how global infrastructure delivers applications

About Ori Industries

  • We are a distributed team headquartered
    in London.
  • Our products power the next generation of intelligent applications through unparalleled access to global infrastructure.
  • We are a distributed cloud platform over a single control and data plane, abstracting away networking, security and application orchestration for the new era of cloud computing.


Mahdi Yahya


Mahdi is an entrepreneur, investor and telecommunications executive. He spent over 10 years building networks in data centres across the globe and leading high calibre teams in industries spanning telco, design & technology. A proud patron of the arts, Mahdi sits on the board of the Royal Court Theatre.

Rick Taylor

Chief Engineer

Rick is an internationally known software architect with over 25 years experience in developing next-generation networking products. Rick is an active member of several standards organisations, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) where he co-chairs two Working Groups.

Paul Smith

Chief of Staff

Paul has been working with and alongside technology companies for over a decade; coaching entrepreneurs, leading innovation projects and successfully exiting the VC-backed AI business he co-founded. In 2019, Paul was awarded an OBE for services to technology.

Melissa Doré

VP Community & Partnerships

Melissa has worked closely with telecommunications operators & vendors to build early, challenging 5G use cases to enable companies to embrace & benefit from the capabilities of future networks. She is also a self-diagnosed turtleneck fanatic.

José Domingos

VP Solution Engineering

José has 20+ years experience in Telco, in designing and architecting very large scale systems. At Ori Industries, he serves as VP Telco Strategy. José also loves the outdoors, whether trekking up a mountain, cycling on a forest trail or on a long beach walk.

Andy Joel

VP Operations

Andy has spent the last two decades working for multinational software organisations in financial services and IT security, leading globally distributed teams in the design and operation of large scale, low latency distributed systems on cloud and hybrid platforms. Outside of work Andy can be found in the interminable battle between rabbit and veg patch.

Simon Canham

Finance Director

Simon has over 25 years experience working with Tech businesses in a variety of positions. Having held senior roles in start-up's, SME's and Corporate's Simon has developed a good understanding of how to help companies grow and develop. With extensive experience of corporate finance and fundraising, he has raised over £50M to support strategic initiatives and achieve company potential.

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From the Edge

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Edgehog Day 2021

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