Software Opportunities Ltd
Software Opportunities has carried out Interim IT management, commercial and technical audits and due diligence for a number of companies, private investors and venture capital organisations. Interim management assignments are typical from a few months to a year and audits range from three to ten days.
Software Opportunities Ltd, 64 Wolsey Road KT8 9EW, Registered in England & Wales, no. 4614987
Interim IT Manager
Laurence was Interim Head of IT at Chesham Building Society where he ran IT operations and managed a project that outsourced all of their IT systems to Skipton Building Society.
In 1985 Laurence founded the well-known internet banking supplier Intelligent Environments and he floated the company on the AIM market in 1996. The company is now listed as Parseq PLC.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Laurence also works as an M&A advisor for The Catalyst Group and in 2008 sold a Scottish defence systems manufacturer to Curtiss-Wright.
Projects include advising a company selling location-based data, a document output management company and an internet security company.
In 2002 Laurence was Chairman of Fluency Voice Technology, which successfully deployed systems to Barclaycard and National Express.
Laurence managed projects at Chesham Building Society, the central Bank of Sweden, Christies, the Mirror Group and VMF Stork.