About Us

Imagine a shared computer accessible to anyone, a single source of truth within which to store events, ownership and activities, and to execute workflow involving multiple parties without the use of separate systems and databases – and with no reconciliation required.

It will change the way digital services are provided across all industries globally. Blockchain changes the rules, prepare for disruption or prepare to disrupt.

We offer a range of services from introductory training, strategic advisory and assisted prototyping right through to the delivery of production-ready enterprise solutions.

Our Team

Gary Spence

Gary aims to take technology to the next level using Distributed Ledger Technology. Gary is a seasoned technology executive with over twenty years of senior-level digital transformation experience. Yotta Laboratories was the brainchild of Gary, whose mission is, and always has been, to create tomorrow’s technology today.

David Dawson

David has over 15 years of corporate finance and insurance experience and has worked for Blue Chip’s such as RBS and AXA. Most recently, David has worked as an investment consultant as well as creating On Fire Trading, a one-stop shop for investors wishing to navigate the complex world of financial markets.

Andrew Latchford

A technology executive with over 25 years experience. Andrew has worked in global commercial, strategic and tactical trading. Andrew has consulted for SME’s, Blue Chip’s and governmental bodies alike both in the UK and globally.

Dr Elhadj Benkhelifa

Elhadj is a passionate academic and professional recognised for his excellence in research and enterprise, teaching, learning and leadership and management. As the Director of the Mobile Fusion Applied Research Centre (15 Staff and 45 PhD students, 2014- 2016) Elhadj’s role spanned all research centres in the faculty to initiate and generate research income and help run multidisciplinary research teams and projects.
Elhadj has over 15 years of experience in the area of Information and Communication Technologies, with a focus on cybersecurity.

Sam Tuplin

Following completion of his studies in Business and Commerce Sam became a highly successful Retail General Manager for a number of high profile FTSE 100 companies over a 30 year period. He founded a Life and Business Development Coaching Practice in 2004 and in 2009 became Regional Director for a national business networking organisation. More recently he held the position of Business Development Manager for an international hedge fund.
Sam applies all his interpersonal, people management and business development skills to good effect in helping grow and develop Yotta Laboratories

Barrie Dawson

Barrie brings over 40 years of commercial experience to Yotta. Having held senior positions in insurance, financial planning and the charitable sector Barrie is a seasoned executive who brings a wealth of senior managerial experience, coupled with a track record of success in high growth industries.

Robert McDermott

After studying Business Studies and Total Quality Management at Salford University, Robert went on to run his own successful leisure business. At the same time he started to build up a portfolio of properties and has been a property developer and landlord for the past 15 years. Robert has worked in sales and business development in the U.K., across Africa and in Dubai. In his role as International Relationship Manager, Robert brings year’s of experience developing businesses in international markets.

Simon Litchfield

Simon has many years experience in both large company employment and as a small business owner. He has developed businesses from the ground up and has undertaken business development roles nationwide.
Most recently Simon has utilised his analytic skills by studying towards the Diploma in Technical Analysis whilst working as the senior researcher for an international hedge fund.
Working within the Yotta team, Simon has combined his business development and research skills to support the company’s growth adding a 3D approach to market research and global analytics.


Yotta Laboratories
Kemp House
160 City Road


+ (44) 03300 101855


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