Discover Red

We’re a technology consulting company helping clients deliver connected devices and systems, supporting them through the entire development journey.

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The beginning

Founded by 5 engineers, Red Embedded initially worked with the likes of Telecom Italia and BT to deliver video telephony products.

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Our growing reputation

The reputation of the founding directors in the Pay TV industry meant that the team grew to 15 people, initially helping a leading US-based operator deliver a step-change in their STB technology.

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Our new office

By 2010, we’d developed a strong reputation as an embedded specialist in media, and outgrown our incubator offices in Bradford University, moving to Shipley.

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An office in the US

In 2012 we expanded in the US, opening an office in LA servicing our AT&T presence significantly.

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Expansion

During 2015 we opened in Wroclaw, Poland, a city recognised for tech talent – today that team is over 94 people strong. This milestone marked a major step-change in our business.

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Strategic refocus and rebrand

In 2020 we set about a new strategy, to deconcentrate the business and deliver services across sectors. Red Embedded changed its name to Consult Red, and we brought in our first Chairman, Karen Bach.

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Boosting capability in Cloud

Consult Red recruited a team of cloud engineers in a move that delivers a one-stop-shop in technology and IoT development capability for clients.

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Boosting the team

Steve Donachie joins as Chief Commercial Officer, and Paul Stevenson joins as Chief Finance Officer. Paul will sit on Consult Red's Board and join its Executive Leadership Team.

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Employee-owned organisation

The Directors of Consult Red transferred shares of the business to an Employee-owned Trust (EOT) to benefit employees.

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New CEO

Raghu Venkatesam joins as Chief Executive Officer to accelerate leadership position in connected devices and systems market.

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The beginning

Founded by 5 engineering leaders from Pace Micro in 2003, Red Embedded initially worked with the likes of Telecom Italia and BT to deliver video telephony products.

// Discover Red

Our growing reputation

The reputation of the founding directors in the Pay TV industry meant that quite quickly the team grew to 15 people, initially helping a leading US-based operator deliver a step-change in their STB technology.

// Discover Red

Our new office

By 2010, we’d developed a strong reputation as an embedded specialist in media, and outgrown our incubator offices in Bradford University, moving to Shipley.

// Discover Red

An office in the US

In 2012 we expanded in the US, opening an office in LA servicing our AT&T presence significantly.

// Discover Red

Expansion

During 2015 we opened in Wroclaw, Poland, a city recognised for tech talent – today that team is over 94 people strong. This milestone marked a major step-change in our business.

// Discover Red

Strategic refocus and rebrand

In 2020 we set about a new strategy, to deconcentrate the business and deliver services across sectors. Red Embedded changed its name to Consult Red, and we brought in our first Chairman, Karen Bach.

// Discover Red

Boosting capability in Cloud

Consult Red recruited a team of cloud engineers in a move that delivers a one-stop-shop in technology and IoT development capability for clients.

// Discover Red

Boosting the team

Steve Donachie joins as Chief Commercial Officer, and Paul Stevenson joins as Chief Finance Officer. Paul will sit on Consult Red's Board and join its Executive Leadership Team.

// Discover Red

Employee-owned organisation

The Directors of Consult Red transferred shares of the business to an Employee-owned Trust (EOT) to benefit employees.

// Discover Red

New CEO

Raghu Venkatesam joins as Chief Executive Officer to accelerate leadership position in connected devices and systems market.

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Why work with Red

Clients value our deep product design, development and systems integration experience to help them drive innovation and deliver new products to market.

Trusted innovation partner

Trusted innovation partner

We’ve established our reputation by building strong, long-term relationships with providers in the Pay TV, media and OTT industry, helping them become leaders in their field.

The whole development journey

The whole development journey

From research and strategy to development, compliance, scale and production, we’ve helped clients to avoid pitfalls and get to market without delay.

Making products ‘SMART’

Making products ‘SMART’

We’ve accumulated cutting-edge experience in software and hardware design, including embedded and cloud solutions, to deliver connected devices and systems.

Our Offices

We’ve got teams based across six offices in the UK (Shipley, Yorkshire), the US (California) and Poland.

Careers at Red

We share a love of technology, and a strong desire to do something different. Established in 2003, we’re a team that’s grown year-on-year to over 300 strong, and along the way accumulated cutting-edge experience and knowledge in connected devices and systems.

We work with clients to take an idea from concept through to complete product development – in short, we make their products ‘smart’ and turn their digital ambition into a reality.

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