Mike brings significant experience in consumer electronics and IoT, having held senior UK and international positions with Vodafone, Experian and most recently Samsung, where he was Programme Director- Connected Living. Mike joins at a key point in Chameleon’s development and his focus will be to fast track the company’s ambitious plans to deliver automated consumer-focused home energy awareness and control solutions.
Chameleon Technology has appointed Mike Pyke in the new role of Chief Technology Officer
During his three years at Samsung, Mike was instrumental in the launch of the Samsung SmartThings Energy app, which brings energy data, supplied by Chameleon, and smart home controls together within the SmartThings app. Prior to being named in that role, Mike was the Director of the Programme Management Centre at Experian. Mike held a variety of posts at Vodafone, including the Head of Customer Experience and Global Head of Operations of the TEM Practice. Mike is a UK native and has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Manchester.
Mike will lead the engineering and technical functions within Chameleon including embedded software and hardware engineering, cloud architecture and development and product design. He will further develop its technical solutions to provide value to customers, partners and end users as well as developing new initiatives and relationships.
Commenting on the appointment, CEO and Founder Mike Woodhall said “I am delighted to welcome Mike Pyke to Chameleon Technology as CTO. We have an ambitious strategic plan in place which will answer the requirements and leverage the opportunities of the transformation of the energy system. Mike’s strong knowledge and experience in consumer electronics, IoT and programme management makes him an ideal leader to build on the great work of the Chameleon technical team and allow the business to accelerate its product development roadmap. Mike will be instrumental in driving the business towards the realisation of our ambitious plans to fully play our part in the UK’s green recovery to the benefit of our customers and all energy consumers.”
Mike Pyke added, “I have long been an admirer of Chameleon Technology and have watched the company grow and expand its real-time energy data and cloud solutions. It’s well-known that innovation has always been at Chameleon’s core. As the business further invests in its cloud engineering capability, and real-time energy data and cloud (to cloud) solutions gain widespread traction, Chameleon will be increasingly able to transform the customer’s energy experience and help make Net Zero a reality for all.
I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to lead the technology function at Chameleon at this crucial and exciting time, to build on the successful business the team has created, and to further develop its potential.”
The appointment of Mike Pyke will provide more consumer and commercial focus at a strategic, technical level and ensure Chameleon is able to embrace and capitalise on the extraordinary opportunities the energy transition presents.