Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 51 - Angus MacSween, Iomart

The cloud computing entrepreneur is worth £40m.

by Philip Beresford
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

Angus MacSween's family were crofters on the Isle of Lewis. He served as a naval officer and later set up a telecoms company, Teledata, sold to Scottish Telecom, for £11m in 1996. Two years later he set up Iomart, and floated it on the Aim in 2000. Now a fast growing cloud computing operation, Iomart is worth £280m. It recently ended talk on a potential £300m takeover.

Age: 58
Activity: Cloud computing
Wealth: £40m
Latest turnover: £56m
Five-year rise in turnover: 211%
No. of employees: 293
Five-year rise in employment: 102%
Score: 151

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