Adarga Appoints Former Sage Chairman, Sir Donald Brydon CBE, to Board Chair Position

Adarga Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Donald Brydon CBE as Chairman of the Board with immediate effect. Sir Donald brings with him a wealth of expertise, gained as Chairman for a number of listed companies across the technology, public and financial sectors including the London Stock Exchange Group, Smiths Group plc, Royal Mail, and most recently for a nine-year tenure as Chair for FTSE-100 global software leader Sage Group plc. He currently chairs the Fintech businesses Tide and PrimaryBid.


Adarga is a British AI software company helping National Security organisations to rapidly identify threat and opportunity signals buried within huge volumes of in-house and open-source information - such as news, PDFs, presentations, reports, videos etc. Sir Donald’s appointment follows a period of commercial growth for Adarga with deployment of its AI-driven software platform to organisations across the UK Ministry of Defence and the wider Defence and National Security market. Adarga’s software platform is helping organisations to quickly and effectively understand the broad array, and overwhelming amount of information at their disposal so they can answer difficult questions at speed, mitigate risk and maintain a competitive edge. Adarga CEO and Founder Rob Bassett Cross said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Sir Donald as Chair. As a highly accomplished business leader with a distinguished career, his breadth of knowledge and experience will provide powerful support to help drive the continued development of our business and AI platform at this pivotal time. His leadership will be invaluable at this exciting period of rapid growth as we deepen our vital position in Defence and National Security, accelerate growth in the enterprise market and extend our global operating footprint.” Sir Donald Brydon CBE, Adarga’s new Chairman said: “As we navigate one of the most complex geopolitical situations of our time, Adarga’s mission could not be more meaningful. The necessity to be able to understand and act on information at the speed required in today’s increasingly complex commercial and operating environments is critical to remaining competitive. Adarga is executing against this tremendous challenge with cutting-edge AI software capability that genuinely sets it apart from other players in the industry. I’m proud to be supporting the company at this pivotal time for Defence and National Security, and as it expands into further markets.” Sir Donald Brydon succeeds Rupert Fane who has been instrumental in leading the board to date and will remain in a non-executive position. About Adarga Adarga is one of the UK’s leading developers of artificial intelligence (AI) software for the Defence and National Security sector. Adarga’s Knowledge PlatformⓇ is deployed to organisations across the UK Ministry of Defence and the wider market - enabling analysts, researchers and decision-makers to maintain a dynamic understanding in an ever-changing information environment and retain a competitive advantage. Adarga’s AI software platform processes huge volumes of unstructured data - such as news, PDFs, presentations, reports, videos etc - at a speed unachievable by humans. The platform extracts the essential facts in context and presents them in a variety of comprehensible formats to unlock relevant, insightful and actionable intelligence at scale. Adarga’s AI capability has been designed to enhance and augment the human user, allowing them to reach the best possible conclusion in the fastest possible time from overwhelming volumes of information. Adarga’s world-class team has combined cutting-edge natural language processing, machine learning and network science technology to provide organisations with powerful, automated capabilities such as real-time events monitoring, complex network analysis and advanced summarisation and reporting.