Stewart Noakes: Co-founder of TechHub Boston and Bangalore.

My NativeAdVantage: TechHub is an incredible community of tech product entrepreneurs that collaborate and support each other. It’s amazing!


Stewart Noakes is co-founder of TechHub Boston and Bangalore.

He has been an IT consultant since 1998 and joined QualiTest in October 2012 as the CEO for the UK and India divisions.

The move to QualiTest was included in the acquisition of TCL, the company that Stewart founded in February 2000. Over its 12 year history, TCL organically grew to around 150 employees at entities in Switzerland, India and the U.S. as well as the UK. Awards for the team during this time included being named in The Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 listing in 2007, as the 47th fastest growing, privately owned, technology company in the UK and in the Deloitte Fast 500 in 2009.

Stewart focuses on building a high-quality team with a strong vision. His passion for software testing enables him to map his knowledge and experience to business value and ensure ROI for the testing services delivered by QualiTest.


• Entrepreneurship

• Software Testing

• Corporate Strategy

• Internationalisation

• Employment and Company Law

• Problem Solving

Stewart specializes in interpreting company vision, providing entrepreneurialism and delivering a structured rigorous approach to achieve success for teams, SMEs and large corporates. As a Non Executive Director he brings tangible professionalism, experience and entrepreneurship to a Board.

Stewart has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from the University of Exeter and also a Masters Degree in Optics. He is a regular conference speaker and visiting lecturer at universities in the UK on the Strategic Value of Software Testing, Corporate Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Company Values. Stewart enjoys cycling, reading and playing golf. As part of his continual professional development program Stewart completed the University of Exeter MBA in 2010.

What do you do best?

 Collaboration and support for tech entrepreneurs.

What makes you the best?

The open collaboration and spirit of endeavor.

How will you stay the best?

By focusing on community above all things.

What are your aspirations: business & personal?

Personal: To change people’s lives through the opportunities we create - particularly in India and the U.S.

Business: For every tech entrepreneur in the world to want to be a member of TechHub

What fascinates you?

How people think.

Favorite Motto?

Life is too short, do something awesome!

Favorite People?

Deval Patrick & Mohandas Pai - Real people doing amazing things in the service of others.

Favorite Places?

Portugal – Particularly the Estoril coast.

Favorite Products?

Crowdcube – An equity crowdfunding platform that is democratizing investment.

Current Passions?

My family – they are the center of my world. I love to see our children discovering things in the world for the first time.