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About

Hero Labs believes in solving real-life problems. Our products and services enhance people’s lives with truly smart technology.

Hero Labs’ founder Krystian Zajac spent ten years creating bespoke technology for some of the most demanding clients in the world. It gave him the opportunity to experiment with radical technologies that were often years ahead of the curve.

In Jan 2016 he co-founded the multi-award-winning Insurtech Neos, the UK’s first insurer to leverage the power of the connected home. He exited Neos to Aviva in Nov 2018.

In 2021 Hero Labs will be releasing Sonic into the UK and global markets, addressing the costly escape of water claim type for the insurance industry (averaging £2.5 million per day in the UK alone)

Sonic is an all-in-one solution for protecting a whole building from water leaks. It can detect leaks anywhere in the property, alert you via the companion app, and shut off the water if necessary to stop the problem dead.

The Hero Labs leadership team are:

HAMISH NEALE
HAMISH NEALE
CEO & Co-Founder

Hamish is an outstanding leader with a 20-year track record of success. He has held senior roles in some of the most influential brands in home technology, including Control4, Crestron and Barco Residential. As a champion for smart home on the world stage, Hamish has sat on the CEDIA board of directors and helped shape their global strategy. He leads Hero Labs in their journey to make environmentally-focussed, preventative IoT devices available to everybody.

KRYSTIAN ZAJAC
KRYSTIAN ZAJAC
Founder & Board Member

Krystian is a serial entrepreneur whose ventures have won scores of awards and been recognised as some of the most disruptive companies in the world. He was a founding member of the multi-award-winning insurtech company Neos, and subsequently exited to Aviva. Krystian started Hero Labs to focus on developing cutting edge technology to protect people (and the planet) from harm.

WILL WEST
WILL WEST
Non-Executive Director

Will is a renowned entrepreneur and co-founder of one the world’s most valuable smart home companies, Control4. He brings with him an aptitude for scaling ambitious tech startups into highly profitable enterprises.

STEVE MOORE
STEVE MOORE
Senior Advisor

Steve is a well-respected figure in the smart home world who has delivered custom technology for Apple, Ford, HP, Orange and Virgin Atlantic to name but a few. Steve was Director of Connected home at Dixons Carphone and spearheaded the roll-out of their honeyBee assisted sales platforms and Home Services IoT platform.