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ROLI is a music technology company. The company offers Seaboard, a musical instrument in various models with digital technologies. Its Seaboard features an equator and an onboard audio engine for use with a multi-dimensional instrument. ROLI also creates the NOISE app and the Equator software synthesizer. It also owns the C++ audio coding framework JUCE, the virtual instruments maker FXpansion, and the social music-sharing platform Blend.
HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings2.7

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)111(-2%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)£10.4 M(+120%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at ROLI

Roland Lamb

Roland Lamb

Founder & CEO
Tahmima Anam

Tahmima Anam

Executive Director
Sophie Solomon

Sophie Solomon

Chief Marketing Officer
Edvar Heylen

Edvar Heylen

VP, Finance and Strategic & Corporate Development
Shantha Shanmugalingam

Shantha Shanmugalingam

Chief Commercial Officer
Corey Harrower

Corey Harrower

Chief People Officer
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ROLI Office Locations

ROLI has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
2 Glebe Road Dalston
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ROLI Financials and Metrics

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ROLI total Funding

$56.3 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

ROLI investors

ROLI's latest valuation is reported to be £60.3 m.
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ROLI's revenue was reported to be £10.43 m in FY, 2017

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ROLI Cybersecurity Score

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ROLI Online and Social Media Presence

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ROLI News and Updates

Roli Lumi Keyboard: Price, Specs, Release Date

The keys on the Roli Lumi light up different colors, and a companion mobile app uses those colors to teach you how to play a song.

Roli Books offers families to create personal histories

On completion of its 40th anniversary, Roli Books is embarking on an ambitious project whereby it is offering families to create their personal histories, both in terms of printed books and on digital platform. Work on two or three books in the series has started and discussions on more are in progr…

Caplin & Drysdale International Tax Controversy Team Receives ABA Pro Bono Award

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing complexities and growing transparency considerations in the international business community create tax enforcement challenges for government agencies around the world. For decades, tax attorneys from Caplin & Drysdale have traveled the...

ROLI Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ROLI founded?

    ROLI was founded in 2009.

  • Who are ROLI key executives?

    ROLI's key executives are Roland Lamb, Tahmima Anam and Sophie Solomon.

  • How many employees does ROLI have?

    ROLI has 111 employees.

  • What is ROLI revenue?

    Latest ROLI annual revenue is £10.4 m.

  • What is ROLI revenue per employee?

    Latest ROLI revenue per employee is £93.9 k.

  • Who are ROLI competitors?

    Competitors of ROLI include Innuos, Trala and Weav.

  • Where is ROLI headquarters?

    ROLI headquarters is located at 2 Glebe Road Dalston, London.

  • Where are ROLI offices?

    ROLI has an office in London.

  • How many offices does ROLI have?

    ROLI has 2 offices.