Computer Applications Services

Computer Application Services (CAS) is an employee owned, independent IT company which provides a wide range of IT solutions from consultancy to applications development and support services.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of CAS Ltd


We offer a range of dedicated servers and cloud-based solutions providing scalable and economical solutions for the hosting and managing of your complex mission critical applications.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of iomart plc.


Interactive Design Institute

The Interactive Design Institute is the UK's leading provider of online qualifications in Design. We deliver transition courses at Foundation, Diploma and Graduate level which guarantee entry to Degree and Masters programmes in universities and colleges throughout the UK.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of the Interactive Design Institute.

Pentech Ventures

Pentech is a specialist early stage venture capital fund which takes a very active role in investing in, and building, successful information and communication technology companies.

Ian Ritchie is a member of the Advisory Board of Pentech Ventures

Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee
Imagine it's late 1990, and you've just met a nice young man named Tim Berners-Lee, who starts telling you about his proposed system called the World Wide Web. Ian Ritchie was there. And ... he didn't buy it. A short story about information, connectivity and learning from mistakes.
NEW - My presentation at TED Global


Cogbooks provides an adaptive web-based learning platform which makes web-base learning as effective as it can be for each individual learner, enabling a personalized social learning experience that puts the learner in control.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of Cogbooks Ltd.

Red Fox Media

We equip advertising and publishing clients to commercialise their assets via targeting messages to specific people: making publishers happy through incremental and additional revenue; advertisers happy through reducing wastage; and customers happy because they are being shown adverts that are relevant to them.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of Red Fox Media.