Dr. Alan L. Hudd, Xennia Technology
Dr. Alan L Hudd, Chief Executive Officer, Xennia Technology Limited, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK
Alan Hudd - Xennia
In 1996, Dr. Hudd founded Xennia Technology; the world's first independent contract inkjet technology house dedicated to the industrial and office inkjet industries.
Since then, Dr. Hudd
has grown Xennia
into a leading player in the rapidly emerging market for industrial inkjet technologies.
Under Dr. Hudd
has developed a unique set of inkjet chemistry, engineering and problem solving capabilities that has resulted in a number of important technology innovations, especially in the field of inkjet dispensing of difficult materials.
Prior to establishing Xennia, Dr. Hudd was for 8 years the Fluids Technology Manager at Domino Printing Sciences, developing a wide range of inkjet inks for diverse applications and is credited with a number of patents and significant innovations within the industrial inkjet industry.
He spent almost eight years with the Ministry of Defence and Royal Ordnance in the UK, developing new solid polymer rocket propellants for air to air missiles.
Dr. Hudd graduated with B.Sc. Honours degree in Chemistry and Physics, M.Sc and Ph.D research degrees in Polymer Chemistry from Manchester University.