Business leader to share the secrets of his success at Knowledge Network event

A business leader who turned a start up firm into one of the UK’s largest public technology companies will be sharing the secrets of his success in Luton on Thursday, September 20.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 10th September 2012, 6:00 pm

Lance Howarth, vice president of ARM, will tell the University of Bedfordshire’s Knowledge Network how a business idea could flourish with the right strategy, culture and values.

Cambridge-based ARM started in 1990 as a start-up technology company with less than 50 staff and has grown into one of the UK’s largest public technology companies.

ARM technology used in more than 90 per cent of smart phones, 80 per cent of digital cameras and almost a third of all electronic devices produced. ARM employs more than 2,000 people, with offices around the world, including Taiwan, France, India, Sweden and the USA.

The Knowledge Network is a business network organised to help companies grow their businesses. Its aim is to provide a supportive framework enabling local businesses and entrepreneurs to develop new business relationships, to learn from peers and to share knowledge and experience.

Knowledge Network events take place at Putteridge Bury Conference Centre with the Lance Howarth event starting at 5.30pm.

Tickets are £20 for Knowledge Network members (£30 non members) which includes wine and buffet. Spaces are limited so call 0800 328 5334 or email [email protected]

Visit the Knowledge Network website to find out more about future guest speakers at