Mr. Richard Patrick Little is a high-net-worth investor based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He serves as Investment Advisor at IQ Capital Partners. He also serves as the Chairman of Thought Machine. He's presently serving as Chairman (since 1999) and Interim Chief Executive Officer (since 2005) of Dovetail Group, Non-executive Chairman (since 2004) of Transversal, Non-Executive Director (since 2002) of Market Data Services and Non-Executive Director (since 2000) of Rule Financial. Richard's career began in 1979, with Burroughs Machines, selling accounting systems to small businesses in West London. In 1982, he set up his own business, Braid, and led the company to be sold to Mercator, a Nasdaq-listed company, for $125million in 1999. Since then Richard has concentrated exclusively on smaller privately-held businesses in UK, experiencing the challenges of growth from the Founder-managed stage. He also serves as the Chairman at Chargepoint Services. He earned Master of Arts degree from Magdalene College in Oriental Studies and from Cambridge University he also earned another Degree.