Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch has proved that the UK can create seriously innovative software companies that can attract top dollar. HP’s decision to buy Autonomy for £6.7 billion has delivered him a personal pay day of around £500 million.

As the UK’s most successful software entrepreneur, Lynch has been feted by the great and the good, but he also has a rare commitment to encouraging UK innovation and has been keen to share his insights with IT professionals in a series of articles for CIO UK.

You can read CIO’s in depth profile and interview here, and catch up with some of his ideas and views from his regular column:

Does the CIO matter?

Why I’m backing Moores Law

Bells in the dark

Its big, but is it clever?

Watsons AI is still elementary

Perchance to dream...

Network ubiquity helps turn on Harry Potter mode

Full steam ahead for Britain's tech revival

Using Facebook to raise your profile

Laying down the law

The new rules of tech engagement

Only CIOs are in a position to take a look at the whole picture

IT must ease the processing pressure on the human brain

CIOs must embrace the unpredictability of the modern business climate

Social media generation is struggling, s

A grounded approach to the cloud