Mo Isap

Founder & CEO, IN4.0 Plc


Mo is Founder & CEO of IN4.0 Plc.  The Group operates IN4.0 at UCLAN Ltd, a unique collaboration with the University of Central Lancashire is that is focused on enabling SMEs to adopt and improve their business with Industrial digital technologies and nurturing world class graduate technical disruptor talent into local employment and entrepreneurship.

Previously Mo was Group Director at Hobs Plc where he led Hobs Studio which in the space of 4 years established itself as one the UK’s leading provider of 3D printing, 3D scanning and AR / VR.

Mo scaled his company MPG to one of the largest independent digital print companies in the UK. acquired by Hobs Plc. Headquartered in Manchester city centre, the business was listed in the Financial Times 100 fastest growing UK companies.

Founding Director and Vice Chair of STAR Academies a leading Multi Academy and Free Schools Trust, operating 25 Schools across the country. Ranked as the best performing Multi Academy Trusts in the country with 4 secondary schools in the top 12 of 6000.  All the Trust’s Free Schools are rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

Mo is also board director of the Career & Enterprise Company. Established in 2015 to help link schools and colleges to employers, in order to increase employer engagement for young people.

CEC have worked with Local Enterprise Partnerships to build a national network which now links 2,000 (over 50%) schools and colleges to employers and funded 150 programmes to provide high quality employer engagement activities to young people where they are most needed.