Daniel Maxwell

Dr Daniel MaxwellIndustrial Research Fellow

Daniel is a computer scientist,specialising in dataflow programming.  He has a strong background in consultancy and entrepreneurship, having worked in consultancy for over a decade and started two businesses. Daniel is adept at identifying the core of business problems to find business-focussed and user-focussed technical solutions, delivering efficiency improvements - sometimes by a factor of 1,000 or more.


Prior to working in Computer Science, he was a transport consultant, building crowd-flow forecasting models for several international sports venues (including the London 2012 Olympic Park) and optimising London’s central urban traffic control system.

His PhD, at the University of Exeter, was in Dataflow Programming, and involved the study of hybrid human-computer architectures and the optimisation of software development processes (eg. Agile) for efficiency and business needs. His first degree, at the University of Bristol, was in Astrophysics (Physics and Astronomy).

He has chaired debates for the London Philosophy Club and the London Economics Debating Society, has presented at conferences on Data Visualisation, Fintech and Education, and delivered a presentation to the UK Chancellor at the time, George Osborne, at the opening of Google’s Campus building in London.