Ian Sanderson

Ian Sanderson

Managing Director, Global Business Development

N12 Technologies Inc (USA)

Ian joined N12 in 2013, with 25 years experience of advanced composites applications, specifically in motorsport, automotive, marine and defence sectors.
After a career in professional sport, recognised internationally in offshore endurance powerboat racing, with 11 Word Endurance Speed Records, and racing championship success at British, European and World level; as CEO of XS Defence Ian was responsible for designing the award winning, world record holding, XSR Interceptor, a high speed military special operations craft, the first motorised marine projects to fully apply advanced composite structure, in this case an extreme vessel designed to absorb over 50G impacts at 100 mph.
Living in the UK, but commuting back and forth from N12’s offices in Boston & LA, Ian has overseen over 100 OEM’s globally in multiple markets, move to explore the unique VACNT nanotech from N12, including 15 active sports consumer projects; with N12 moving into volume production in 2018, the first N12 Sport NanoStitch enhanced products will reach consumers early next year.

Speaker sessions:

Innovative Materials for Composite Sporting Equipment: N12 A ‘Nano’ Value Proposition That Works by Design! at 12:30 on 3rd October 2018