Charlie Hull, a founder of Flax, keeps a strategic view on developments in the search industry, and is in demand as a speaker at conferences across the world. Charlie writes and comments regularly on search issues and runs several networking groups. Charlie is the Managing Director of Flax.
He holds a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester and has been an electronic engineer developing high-spec test equipment for the professional sound industry, a software engineer working on both embedded and PC applications, a team leader, project manager and application developer and an independent software consultant. While at Webtop he helped lead a team that developed a half-billion-page internet search engine.