We explored with Edward his primary focus for the rest of 2020 and what innovation means for him:
“I am delighted to be entrusted with leading the next phase of Viper’s growth, working alongside its founders and the talented and committed team they have developed. Viper has a fantastic product suite, customer base and is truly innovative. It has incredible opportunities ahead of it and I’m looking forward to being part of realising them and growing the business in its current markets and beyond.
In order to continue delivering state-of-the-art products and services through R&D, my immediate focus is to ensure we have the necessary resources and structure in place. We will continue to nurture and support our existing talented people through training and development as well as open new roles within the business to broaden our skill sets and further strengthen our market position as technological innovators.”
What does the process of innovation look like at Viper?
“At Viper we pride ourselves on being a knowledge-based company with a substantial focus on Research and Development. We have continued to employ highly talented people and collaborate with universities through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), this combination of expert experience and knowledge has been highly effective in the design and development of our innovative products and services.”
Innovation is most effective when embedded into the working culture, how have you done this at Viper?
“Innovation is at Viper’s Core and is a vital part of our strategy in achieving continued growth. Viper’s ability to deliver innovative products and services is hugely based on our people’s combined years of extensive experience in key sectors, as well as understanding the product development process. Our staff are continuously encouraged and inspired to explore new ideas and push the boundaries of existing technology in the market place. Viper’s approachable management team and culture of clear and open communication provides our teams with the space and freedom to be innovative in everything they do. Critical to Viper’s success has been ensuring continuous improvement is employed to introduce new advancements and learnings across everything that we do, while truly understanding the needs of our customers.”