Roger Bowes


As a Business Advisor, Roger works closely with clients to identify opportunities for development and expansion focusing on technology readiness, product development, market fit and entry strategies, customer identification and expansion into global markets. He is a serial entrepreneur, active angel investor and is currently President of Annapurna Research and Director at Next Urban Group. In 2012 he co-founded Laser Depth Dynamics, an industrial laser technology company, and was President and CEO until it was acquired by IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) in 2017. Previously he was CEO of ESG Solutions, a micro-seismic technology company, which was acquired by Spectris plc (LON:SXS). He currently serves on the Investment Review Committee for the Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) and sits on the board of the Southeastern Ontario Angel Network (SOAN). Roger holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and is a Professional Engineer.