Chris Newlands of Spelfie served in the Royal Navy for six years from October 1982 to June 1988, he left the service and studied to become a Chartered Financial Planner.
He embarked on a new adventure in 2017, as the CEO of both Spelfie and Tripsology Ltd, in partnership with AIRBUS and the space industry, bringing a new use-case for the highest resolution satellites in orbit around Earth. On December 3rd, 2019, he was awarded the title of Innovator Of The Year, by the Ex-Scottish Forces In Business Awards.
Spelfie – in partnership with AIRBUS – uniquely allows people to capture their experiences at events globally, from space, in real time, capturing the individual and the entire event!
Chris will discuss how he came up with the idea and how he has grown his business as well as strategies during COVID-19.