Aaron Rajan

Aaron Rajan / Unilever

Director, Innovation & Delivery Digital Marketing Services
Aaron is obsessed about finding value by deepening our understanding of the dynamics between People, Brands, Technology and Society. I've had the rare privilege of working across almost all of Unilever's global brand portfolio, and executed technology projects in over 100 markets - from strategy through to execution.

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Alan Moore

Alan Moore / SMLXL

Founder
 Alan Moore’s invaluable and unique creative insights present us with an alternative way of working and existing – a better way – in which “participatory leadership” is the new operating system of the workplace where wellbeing and creating value for the collective good is the new currency of our economy. He articulates what most people are ...

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Alex McCracken

Alex McCracken / Silicon Valley Bank

Vice-President
Alex McCracken is Vice-President at  Silicon Valley Bank which provides funding solutions to technology companies. Prior to SVB, Alex was an Investment Manager at TTP Ventures, a venture capital fund based near Cambridge. Alex also co-founded TISS Ltd to develop security systems for commercial vehicles and grew TISS to achieve worldwide sal...

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Alex Van Someren

Alex Van Someren / Amadeus Capital Partners

Partner
Alex is a General Partner in the Seed Fund at Amadeus Capital in Cambridge, UK.Alex has worked in the technology industry since the 1980s. He co-founded ANT Ltd in 1990 to produce networking products, including Web Browser software licensed to the Oracle Corporation. ANT plc was listed on the London AIM market (AIM:ANTP) in 2005.In 1996 he co-founded nCip...

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Alliott Cole

Alliott Cole / Octopus Investments

VC
Alliott is a Principal in the Ventures team at Octopus Investments. He focuses on web services and consumer innovation. Key investments he has been involved in at Octopus include: the food ecommerce business Graze; the travel site Secret Escapes; and, the fast growing commerce platform Rangespan.Alliott sits on the Board of the UK Business Angel Associati...

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Andrew Cronk

Andrew Cronk / TempoDB

Cofounder & CEO
Andrew co-founded TempoDB after struggling for years with time series data generated from connected devices and sensors.  A full believer in the promise of IOT, he has also seen the technical challenges associated with it.TempoDB is his third startup and first to raise outside investment.  After completing the TechStars Cloud accelerator in 2012...

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Andrey Kessel

Andrey Kessel / ATZ Management

Founder, Entrepreneur & Investor
Andrey’s experience is a combination of investing into and working in startups. During his time with Amadeus Capital Partners, Andrey has worked as an investor and Board member with a number of investments, mergers, exits, company development, etc. Prior to Amadeus, Andrey gained substantial operational experience in technology start-ups, which covered ...

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Annette Kramer

Annette Kramer / Annette Kramer Consulting

Performance and Business Development Consultant
Annette Kramer has brought her performance and business development practice from New York to London in April, 2009. Her work with companies to craft and deliver more compelling stories has helped them to break into new markets, raise investment, and excel at sales.Her clients include corporates such as Ogilvy and Microsoft, government agencies such as UK...

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Anthony Hicks

Anthony Hicks / PayPal

Head of Strategic Integrations - EMEA Innovations
Anthony is a software developer with over fifteen years experience in web based application development encompassing a broad range of programming languages, technology vendors and techniques.  Throughout his career he has worked in solution architecture and technical consulting to a variety of industry sectors, building a range of bespoke application...

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Billy Boyle

Billy Boyle / Owlstone

Co-Founder
Since co-founding Owlstone, Billy has been overseeing the development and implementation of the detection technology with nanotechnology foundry partners. The Owlstone detector is a revolutionary dime-sized device that can be programmed to detect a wide range of chemical agents that may be present in extremely small quantities. Since inception, Owlst...

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Bindi Karia

Bindi Karia / Silicon Valley Bank

Vice President - Accelerator
Bindi currently leads Silicon Valley Bank’s early stage efforts as "Vice President – Accelerator"Having devoted much of her career in and around the startup ecosystem, most recently as the Venture Capital/Emerging Business lead at Microsoft UK where for five years, Bindi led BizSpark in the UK. She focused on how Microsoft could drive success for ea...

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Brad Feld

Brad Feld / Foundry Group

Partner
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.Brad currently serves on the board of directors of Big...

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Bruce Beckloff

Bruce Beckloff / ARM

VP Corporate Development
Bruce has been at ARM since January 2001 and has held a variety of position during those 12 years.  Most recently he served as head of Corporate Development responsible for corporate strategy development, M&A, and investments activities.  Recently, Bruce has joined the UKTI as the Corporate VC Strategic Advisor.  He will be assisting ...

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Charles Cotton

Charles Cotton / Neul

Chairman
Charles is an experienced director of public companies listed on Nasdaq, Euronext Amsterdam and the LSE and private companies in the USA and Europe. His business passions include building successful global technology companies and spreading the word about the Cambridge Phenomenon.He is Chairman of Cambridge Phenomenon Ltd and Neul Ltd in Cambridge and a D...

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Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman / My Business FD

Founder
Founder of My Business FD, Chris has worked in a variety of full time FD roles in many sectors across the UK and internationally. He started My Business FD in 2008, which is a rapidly growing team of some of the UKs most entrepreneurial Finance Directors, providing support to ambitious SMEs on a part time and flexible basis.Chris now sits on the boar...

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Chris Mairs

Chris Mairs / Metaswitch

Chief Scientist
Chris joined Metaswitch as one of the founding team in 1981. Prior to this, he acquired a degree in Computing from Cambridge University and worked for IBM on mainframe and communications systems software.In the early years, Chris was lead architect for all the company’s communications products. Next, he was responsible for the creation and development o...

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Christopher Martin

Christopher Martin / Robert Bosch Corporate Research

Senior Manager
Christopher Martin is currently a Senior Manager at Robert Bosch Corporate Research, serving as a Senior Expert in the topic of Internet of Things and Services (IoTS). His work has helped guide Bosch strategy up to the Board-of-Director level in understanding and responding to technology and market forces in the IoTS, including defining new business opp...

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Chris Sponiar

Chris Sponiar / Unilever Ventures

Investment Associate
Chris joined Unilever Ventures, Unilever’s captive venture capital fund, in 2011. His role covers all aspects of the investment lifecycle, with a primary focus on the digital marketing sector. Prior to joining Unilever, Chris spent three years as a strategy consultant with Booz & Company in Sydney and London.  The majority of Chris’s proj...

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Chris Wade

Chris Wade / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Chairman of the Board of ‘MePlease’ Inc. founded in 2009 based in San Francisco and London where he leads the technology and commercial entrepreneurs in building a company that is driving the transition of real world marketing to online social marketing viewed via all personal devices. Chris is also Chairman of the 2008 start up ‘Mobile Acuity’ ba...

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Christopher Grew

Christopher Grew / Orrick

Partner
Chris Grew, a partner at Orrick, is a member of the Emerging Companies Group in the London office, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms. Chris joined Orrick in 2008.Before joining Orrick, he was a co-founder of the London office of Heller Ehrman and a member of the Venture Law Group at that firm. Prior to that, he was a partner ...

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Chrysanthos Chrysanthou

Chrysanthos Chrysanthou / Amazon Web Services

Business Development
Chrysanthos recently joined Amazon Web Services to lead Business Development with Venture Capital firms, Accelerators, and other components of the startup ecosystem, across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Previously he was COO of Living PlanIT, a B2B technology company enabling the development of innovative, intelligent sustainable urban-sc...

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Colette Ballou

Colette Ballou / Ballou PR

Founder & President
Colette is the founder of Ballou PR, a European PR firm that focuses on high-growth technology and internet companies. With the Ballou PR team, we’ve had a string of well- documented client success stories including the exit of Musiwave for $100M+, the entry of Facebook into France, and the entry of Eventbrite into Europe. Along the way, we've redef...

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Colin Willis

Colin Willis / Hotspur Capital Partners

Founder & CEO
Colin has 13 years of experience in Venture Capital / PE across all deal types (Rescues, Start ups, Dev Cap, MBO’s IBOs) with a focus on early stage technology businesses.  He set up Hotspur Capital Partners in November 2007 which is an investor group of high net worth individual who have been/are successful entrepreneurs themselves building and th...

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Damien Tanner

Damien Tanner / Pusher

Co-founder
Damien C. Tanner is a technology entrepreneur and angel investor. To date he has co-founded several companies including New Bamboo (agency), MediaCore (video platform for education) and Pusher (realtime web messaging as a service).

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David Cleevely

David Cleevely / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
David Cleevely (FREng, FIET) was appointed the Founding Director and Executive Committee Member of the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge in 2009.He is the Chairman of CRFS, which he co-founded in July 2007, and the founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys (acquired by Datatec International in 2004).  In 19...

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Eben Upton

Eben Upton / Raspberry Pi

Founder
Eben is a founder and trustee of the foundation, and is responsible for the overall software and hardware architecture of the Raspberry Pi device. In his day job, he works for Broadcom as an ASIC architect and general troublemaker.

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Eze Vidra

Eze Vidra / Google

Head of Campus
Eze Vidra is the Head of Campus at Google located in TechCity London.Prior to that Eze worked as a Strategic Partnerships Development Manager at Google London, being responsible for the launch of Google Shopping Spain and establishing business relationships in the commerce space across EMEA. Most recently, Eze was the Principal Product Manager of AOL...

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Federico Pirzio-Biroli

Federico Pirzio-Biroli / Playfair Capital

Investor
Fede is a London based angel investor, primarily investing in seed level, early stage technology-based startups through his investment vehicle, Playfair Capital. Its current portfolio includes Duedil, Flattr, On Device Research, Mobius Motors, Mixlr, Stratajet, Fourth & Main, Believe.in, Rummble Labs, Vinetrade, Blottr, Storybricks and Birdback.B...

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Gary Atkinson

Gary Atkinson / ARM

Director Embedded Marketing
Gary is based in Cambridge, UK, but spends his time traveling the world talking to people who already have or may have a use for embedded or deeply embedded ARM-based processors. Areas that use lots of embedded processors or microcontrollers are the Automotive, Smart Energy, Medical and Industrial Automation industries. He is particularly interested in ho...

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Gerard Grech

Gerard Grech / Nokia

Global Head of Content Strategy & Portfolio Development
Gerard serves as Nokia’s global head of content strategy & portfolio development. Prior to that in New York, he was global head of content distribution, running the planning and programming operations of the App store and pre-loads. Prior to Nokia, Gerard was at Orange in London and Paris, as group director of strategy and business development for t...

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Gerd Kortuem

Gerd Kortuem / Open University, UK

Professor of Ubiquitous Computing
Gerd is a  Professor of Ubiquitous Computing at the Open University, UK.Gerd is interested in the intersection between the physical, social and digital worlds. In terms of research areas I focus on ubiquitous/pervasive computing, the Internet of Things and human-centered computing.  He is particularly interested in innovation, design and archit...

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Glenn Tracey

Glenn Tracey / PerkinElmer

Director - Business & Technology Incubation
Glenn has 15 years’ experience established in a number of roles including both regional Business Unit and R&D directorship, where he has been at the forefront of innovation and gone on to successfully commercialize a range of analytical devices, including opto-electo-mechanical architectures, user-application software, informatics and scientific ser...

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Hermann Hauser

Hermann Hauser / Amadeus Capital Partners

Partner
Hermann co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997 with Anne Glover and Peter Wynn. In his long and successful history as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, he has founded or co-founded companies in a wide range of technology sectors. These include Acorn Computers, Active Book Company, Virata, Net Products, NetChannel, and Cambridge Network Limited....

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Iain Gavin

Iain Gavin / Amazon Web Services

Director
Iain is the UK and Ireland country manager for Amazon Web Services.Iain’s background is in software development. He started writing complex real-time software applications before he moved to Rational Software where he spent 15 years. The final 3 years were spent at IBM after the acquisition of Rational Software. Iain was the executiv...

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James Collier

James Collier / Neul

Co-founder
James is the co-founder and CEO of Neul.James has been a leader of R&D and business development activities since 1987. He was co-founder of CSR, serving as CTO, head of R&D and plc board member from 1999 to 2010. In that position he had line responsibility for 800 staff in UK, France, Sweden, India and US. He was also the director in charge of ope...

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Jens Lapinski

Jens Lapinski / Forward Labs

Partner
I am a partner at Forward Labs, which I co-founded in early 2012. At Labs, we build profitable startups at high speed using lean startup principles.Before Labs, I founded and was CEO of aiHit, a provider of automated company data to the business information industry. aiHit is backed by Amadeus and VTB Capital and sells to some of the world's largest infor...

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Jeremy Basset

Jeremy Basset / Unilever

Director, New Businesses Unit
Jeremy joined Unilever Australia in 2003 as a graduate from the University of Technology, Sydney. He held numerous roles in both Australia and New Zealand, including leading finance for Unilever’s Foodsolutions business. In 2008, Jeremy moved to Singapore where he led the commercial team responsible for Unilever’s €500m Foods business in China, Sout...

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Jeremy Parsons

Jeremy Parsons / Red Gate

New Business Team
Jeremy Parsons taught himself programming at the library, some years before coming face-to-face with actual computers. ‘Beebsoft Enterprises,’ founded with sixth form friends, sold literally several cassettes of software by mail order. He didn’t make his fortune, but he did get hired by one of the pioneers of the PC industry to hack out software as ...

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Jim Mann

Jim Mann / Spontly

Founder
Jim Mann is a serial entrepreneur whose passion for fierce challenges and the development of new concepts has been with him since he graduated from Durham University.  Jim has considerable experience in marketing web based businesses through organic Search Engine Optimisation, paid for online advertising, online and offline PR and selective use of ap...

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John Lunn

John Lunn / PayPal

Director of Platform and Integration
John has been building payments and fraud systems on the internet for over 15 years and has advised many of the successful and less successful start-ups on their payment strategies. Originally a java certified developer and now an all purpose hacker and start-up mentor. John heads up the technology for PayPal’s new developer network PayPal X in the EU.

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John Stokes

John Stokes / Real Ventures

VC
John is a Partner at Real Ventures.  Prior to this, John co-founded Montreal Start Up in November 2007. He is currently Managing Partner of the Fund and sits on the boards of Beyond the Rack, Book Oven, Oneeko, Emotify, KeenKong, Mobilito and Standout Jobs.John has more than 15 years of experience, both as a founder and an investor, in start-up,...

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Jon Bradford

Jon Bradford / Springboard

Co-founder & CEO
Jon is the co-founder and CEO of Springboard.He starts start-up accelerators and loves to help start-ups and their founders achieve their true potential.  Over the last 2 years, Jon has helped to start 12 multi-company accelerators from Montreal to Moscow. Since launching Europe’s first bootcamp accelerator in 2009 - The Difference Engine – ...

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Jonathon Southam

Jonathon Southam / Amazon Web Services

Business Development
Amazon Web Services - UK / Startups Business Development.

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Krzysztof Kowalczyk

Krzysztof Kowalczyk / HardGamma Ventures

VC
Managing Partner at an early stage VC fund HardGamma Ventures and founder of GammaRebels startup accelerator (among Highly Commended in The Europas 2011). Mentor with Startup Highway, Seedcamp, Springboard, Startup Bootcamp andStartup Sauna, referrer with HackFwd.com and advisor to Star...

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Laura James

Laura James / Makespace Cambridge

Cofounder
Laura has worked extensively in technology and leadership roles in R&D, startups and more. Her first involvement with Internet of Things technologies was at AT&T Labs in both Menlo Park and Cambridge. Laura was the first employee and VP Engineering at AlertMe.com, developing an easy to use innovative connected home platform and security system. As...

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Lorenzo Wood

Lorenzo Wood / LBi

CTO
Chief Technology Officer at LBi

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Luke Hakes

Luke Hakes / Octopus Investments

Principal
Luke is a Principal in the Ventures team, with a broad range of interests and experience. A former scientist and technology consultant he is somewhat of a geek in sheep’s clothing and loves deep technology and complex stuff.Luke plays an active part in all aspects of Venture, from hunting out the next big investment and working with the fantastic entrep...

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Mandy Waite

Mandy Waite / Google

Google Developer Relations
 Mandy works in Google Developer Relations on the Google Cloud Platform, covering App Engine, Compute Engine, Big Query and all of the data storage options that they connect to. She's a staunch advocate on behalf of the Developer, representing their needs to product & engineering teams within Google. Prior to Google, Mandy worked at Sun Microsyst...

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Mark Littlewood

Mark Littlewood / The BLN

Founder & CEO
Mark is the founder of The BLN. He was part of the founding team at Library House, an investment research business based in Cambridge serving the global venture capital & banking communities. He led the business development activities for the organisation & built a network of angels, early stage, venture & corporate investors.Previou...

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Markus Turber

Markus Turber / Intuity

Founder
Markus Turber is a founding partner of Intuity. He likes thinking and planning innovative design and service solutions. The design of desirable, sustainable and smartly interconnected solutions makes him tick. He is in charge of research projects for Bosch, Daimler, Telekom Laboratories and Carl Zeiss where he was involved into numerous projects...

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Martin Kelly

Martin Kelly / IBM Venture Capital Group

Partner
Martin is the partner responsible for establishing IBM Venture Capital Group in EMEA in 2007. In this role Martin identifies and manages IBM engagement with VCs and entrepreneur communities.

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Martin Mignot

Martin Mignot / Index Ventures

Associate
Martin is a member of the Index Ventures London office working as an analyst in the technology team in 2010.Previously, Martin was an analyst at UBS in London, where he was part of a team advising a range of large cap media and telecoms clients, including ITV, Vodafone and Zain, as well as numerous private equity funds.Martin holds a Masters in ...

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Mat Clayton

Mat Clayton / Mixcloud

Co-founder & CTO
Mat Clayton (aka The Daddy) is ludicrously good at building web apps, and even better, likes to build things quickly. He's got lots of experience with social media apps and knows Django inside out.

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Matt Reed

Matt Reed / Unilever

Open Innovation Director
Matt is currently an Open Innovation director at Unilever. He specialises in technology out-licensing and digital technology. Matt works closely with Unilever’s New Business Unit and he is leading the development and commercialization of a new digital technology platform that allows business partners to tap into Unilever’s deep expertise in consumer i...

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Mike Gera

Mike Gera / Various

 Mike mentors start-ups and companies going through change drawing on his venture capital and CEO experience. As a partner at Pond Venture Partners, Mike worked with founders to create new companies, spin technology out of leading universities, define the strategy and the business plan and make key early hires. Mike has also applied his penchant ...

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Mike Yagley

Mike Yagley / TempoDB

Cofounder & CTO
Mike co-founded TempoDB after struggling for years with time series data generated from connected devices and sensors in the energy, defense, and automotive industries.  A natural learner and lover of technology, Mike thinks deeply about the best ways to process, store, and analyze the mountains of data generated from IOT.TempoDB is his third startup...

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Nat Billington

Nat Billington / Synergy Energy

Director
Nat is a director of Synergy Energy, which is building a portfolio of early stage green tech businesses and conducting research into electrical energy efficiency and storage technologies. Previously Managing Director, Map of Medicine, responsible for early stage business growth, product development and sales for health information business acqui...

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Nate MacLeitch

Nate MacLeitch / Quickblox

Co-founder
Nate is Chairman of QuickBlox, a cloud hosted PaaS, which provides easily adaptable functions and features for mobile and web/facebook apps. QuickBlox is division of app development company Injoit. He is also a mentor/investor of Springboard Mobile. Previously he was COO of Twistbox & co-founded AMV Holdings. Earlier in his career he was Head of Sales...

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Neil Davidson

Neil Davidson / Red Gate Software

Co-founder & joint CEO
Neil Davidson is co-founder and joint CEO of Red Gate Software. Red Gate employs some 200 people, has no VC funding and has been in the Sunday Times top 100 companies to work for 4 years running. Red Gate founded the Springboard incubator in 2009 and is a regular sponsor of Cambridge University Entrepreneurs. Neil is also chairman of the Cambridge Network...

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Niall Murphy

Niall Murphy / Evrythng

Co-founder
Niall is a technologist and serial-entrepreneur. Previously Niall co-founded The Cloud in 2003 to realize a vision of a ubiquitous mobile internet enabled by low cost WiFi technology, the company was acquired by British Sky Broadcasting (a subsidiary of News Corporation) in 2011. He was also recently CEO of multi-platform gaming software firm Ideaworks3D ...

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Nic Brisbourne

Nic Brisbourne / DFJ Esprit

Partner
Nic Brisbourne is a partner at DFJ Esprit.Nic has been in Venture Capital since 2000. In that time he has worked in London, Europe and Silicon Valley. His main areas of focus have been software and media. Nic’s investment experience includes Zeus Technology (acquired by Riverbed for $140m), and buy.at (acquired by AOL for $125m). He curre...

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Paul Ford

Paul Ford / SoftLayer

VP Community Development
Paul Ford is a serial entrepreneur, global technology evangelist, innovator, strategist and startup advisor serving as the Vice President of Community Development and Chief Ecosystem Builder at SoftLayer Technologies in Dallas TX.SoftLayer is the worlds largest and most advanced independent Infrastructure as a Service Company. Paul is responsible for...

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Paul Golding

Paul Golding / AlphaPunk

Chief Alpha Geek & Co-Founder
 Paul is a widely respected and unassuming technologist in mobile and Web with 16 patents and the leading book in mobile applications, now available in Chinese. He has been Chief Architect, CTO and various senior tech roles for companies across the world, from start-ups to multi-nationals. He started one of the first mobile apps companies in Eur...

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Paul Kinlan

Paul Kinlan / Google

Developer Advocate Google Chrome
Paul is a Developer Advocate on Google Chrome and he focuses on HTML5, open web technologies and the Chrome Web Store.He is passionate about working closely with developers to help them bring awesome applications to the web (because that is the future). Prior to Google he used to earn a living off building apps that used Google’s Infrastructure – and ...

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Paul May

Paul May / Imperial Innovations

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Paul joined Imperial Innovations, initially as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, in early 2011 with a focus on supporting new start-ups in the engineering and physical science sectors After an early career as a professional senior engineer in large international corporates including IBM (US) and Sharp (Oxford) he discovered the thrill of the start-up.Over the...

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Peter Cowley

Peter Cowley / Various

Angel investor & Entrepreneur
Peter Cowley studied Engineering and Computer Science at Cambridge University, now lives near Cambridge and owns/runs small businesses in technology and construction.  Peter has spec-built several domestic houses and refurbished many others, including the £1.7 million Cambridge Advice Centre.  Peter has been voluntary chair, treasurer and ...

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Peter Whale

Peter Whale / Cambridge Wireless

Board Director
Peter is Director of Product Management for Xiam Technologies.Peter leads multi-disciplinary international teams in the inception and development of innovative software products, applying advanced machine learning techniques to the fields of device optimisation, device experience and content discovery.Peter leads the team who put together the annual confe...

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Pilgrim Beart

Pilgrim Beart / AlertMe

Founder
Pilgrim Beart has more than 20 years experience leading innovation in ground breaking, high- technology companies, three of which he co-founded. After a degree in Computer Engineering, Pilgrim designed innovative computer systems at start-ups in Cambridge and Oxford, then for six years led technology teams in three start-ups in Silicon Valley. In 1998 ...

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Richard Green

Richard Green / Ubisense

CEO
Richard initially trained as a mechanical engineer and has over twenty-five years of experience in the software industry. Having established Smallworld as one of the leading geographic information system companies serving utility and telecoms companies in Europe and the US, the company subsequently listed on NASDAQ in 1996 and was acquired by GE in 2000 f...

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Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh / DFJ Esprit

Partner
Richard has worked in start-ups and venture capital since 1997 and is an experienced entrepreneur as well as a venture capitalist.He founded and built Datanomic, a Cambridge-based software company which was a pioneer of Data Quality software and was acquired by Oracle.As an investor, Richard has worked across software, hardware, mobile and cleantech secto...

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Rob Moffat

Rob Moffat / Balderton Capital

Principal
Rob is a Principal at Balderton Capital.His role is to find and evaluate potential new investments: investing $200k to $20M in European companies with $B potential.He also works with portfolio companies including Archify, Housetrip, Touchlocal and Wooga.Prior to joining Balderton Capital Rob worked for Google in London, as a Manager in...

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Robert Koning

Robert Koning / Serial Entrepreneur

Robert Koning, an award winning Entrepreneur and Business Coach. He had his first startup at an age of 21 and grew several successful businesses ever since. He likes revolutionary and naughty approaches using the latest web technologies and developments.  He is an entrepreneur, business angel and coach. He studied Electronic Engineering in the Nether...

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Robert Sansom

Robert Sansom / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Dr. Robert Sansom is an active angel investor and mentor to high-technology start-up businesses in the UK and US.He was the founder of Cambridge Angels, a group of seasoned technology and bio-technology entrepreneurs who invest in and mentor technology start-ups in the Cambridge area. Prior to being an angel investor, he was co-founder and Chief Technolog...

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Robert Swann

Robert Swann / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Dr Robert Swann was Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing at Alphamosaic Ltd, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in multimedia processors for handheld devices such as mobile phones and media players.Founded in April 2001 by Robert and colleague Steve Barlow, Alphamosaic developed an innovative two-dimensional DSP architecture for low-p...

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Rogan Angelini-Hurll

Rogan Angelini-Hurll / PROfounders Capital

Founding Partner
Rogan is a founding General Partner at PROfounders Capital. Most recently Rogan Angelini-Hurll headed the Citi Pan European Media Research team, covering both UK and Continental European companies including TV and radio broadcasters, consumer, business and professional publishers, directories, advertising agencies and entertainment companies.Prior to join...

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Russell Buckley

Russell Buckley / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Russell is an angel investor and advisor to a range of early stage startups in Europe, as well as regularly speaking and writing about mobile, exponential change and the future of technology. Previously, Russell was an early employee of AdMob, before it was acquired by Google in 2010. He has been in mobile marketing since 2000 and has subsequent...

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Ryan Shuttleworth

Ryan Shuttleworth / Amazon Web Services

Technical Evangelist
Ryan Shuttleworth is a Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services. In his role Ryan educates customers on the technical and business aspects of cloud computing, mentors start-ups and coaches developers in enterprises on their move to the cloud. Having held senior roles in successful SaaS companies, Ryan has lived and breathed the transition to cloud infr...

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Sandy McKinnon

Sandy McKinnon / Pentech

Partner
 Sandy has over 18 years experience in commercialising technology innovations, the last 7 of these as a partner with Pentech. Prior to Pentech, he was Director of Knowledge Transfer & Technology and Research Services at Heriot-Watt University where he helped in mentoring and fund raising of twelve spin-out companies.Prior to this, he was a freel...

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Sarah du Heaume

Sarah du Heaume / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Sarah du Heaume started out in media buying in the mid-eighties. Putting her languages to use, she soon specialised in international B2B, with a particular focus on the tech sector. Nine years later she set up her first business, Just Media, in London. Founding clients were predominantly Silicon Valley based companies, so establishing a San Francisco oper...

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Sarah Turner

Sarah Turner / Angel Academe

Founder
Sarah has spent most of the last 20 years working in and around digital media in the UK, Europe, US and Asia. She works with start-ups and growth stage companies as advisor, supporter and connector; and with larger organisations and multinationals to develop their peripheral vision by identifying areas for innovation and the best partners and processes to...

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Scott Sage

Scott Sage / DFJ Esprit

Principal
Scott is based in the London office of DFJ Esprit, a Pan European VC firm with over $1b in assets under management. Scott invests into mobile, consumer internet and enterprise software companies. He currently works with Lyst, MoviePilot, SportPursuit, StrikeAd and Redkite Financial. Previously, Scott worked in research, marketing, b-dev and finance roles ...

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Sherry Coutu

Sherry Coutu / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Sherry Coutu is a former CEO and angel investor who now serves on the boards of companies, charities and universities.Sherry specialises in consumer internet, information services and education. She has made angel investments in more than 35 companies and holds investments in two venture capital firms.Last year she was voted as the best CEO mentor / advis...

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Simon Jones

Simon Jones / Camdata

Director
Experienced CEO and management consultant providing coaching, mentoring, consulting and Non-exec Director support to aspirational companies and individuals.

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Simon Stevens

Simon Stevens / Trinamo

Founding Partner
Founding Partner at Trinamo LLP assisting clients with sales turnaround and sales acceleration via the implementation of best practice sales and marketing process improvements and change programs. My work at Trinamo has covered many vertical markets and companies at all life stages, from start up through to global enterprises.Prior to joining Trinamo...

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Sitar Teli

Sitar Teli / Connect Ventures

Partner
Sitar is a venture capitalist with over seven years of experience in early-stage investments and portfolio management, having previously been an investment manager at Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures. Sitar focuses on product-led consumer internet and mobile companies and has invested in companies including SoundCloud, Citymapper, Space Ape Games and Ha...

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Stefan Ferber

Stefan Ferber / Bosch Software Innovations

Director for Communities & Partner Networks, Internet of Things
Stefan is the Director for Communities & Partner Networks in the Internet of Things and Services at Bosch Software Innovations. I have more than twenty years experience in software development, software processes, software product lines and software architectures for embedded, computer vision and IT domains. Since 2009 I was the Product Manager for th...

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Steve Karmeinsky

Steve Karmeinsky / City Meets Tech

CSO, DBVu & CoFounder
Steve has been in the industry for over 20 years.Initially designing hardware and programming in the medical electronics industry, then a stint at Cellnet (allegedly as a programmer, but rapidly moving into systems admin and network admin, designing and rolling out their wide area tcp/ip network – this was in the early ’90s).After 5 years of trying to...

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Stewart McTavish

Stewart McTavish / IdeaSpace

Director
Stew is the Director of the University of Cambridge IdeaSpace, a new startup space concept for the East of England. Before being appointed to the IdeaSpace Stewart was the founder and Managing Director of mo.jo, a Cambridge based angel funded startup that created and managed open innovation communities for corporate clients. Clients included Cancer Resear...

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Stewart Townsend

Stewart Townsend / DataSift

Head Client Services
Stewart has spent ten years in Pre-sales, Partner Relations, Marketing and Business Development in the IT industry. Having been at Oracle working on social media strategy for Enterprise 2.0 he has an understanding of the corporate account base, whilst for the previous nine years at Sun Microsystems, Stewart has worked with independent software vendors, ch...

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Tacis Gavoyannis

Tacis Gavoyannis / TPG

Founder & CEO
He has more than 25 years of marketing and international business development experience in the telecoms and datacoms sectors, having worked in a range of senior management roles for British Telecom International, Motorola, Cable & Wireless, Mercury Communications, RR Donnelley, De La Rue Systems Ltd, Callahan Broadband Wireless Inc, Orange PLC, TNS P...

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Tim Rea

Tim Rea / ePlanet Ventures

Director
Tim Rea maintains a portfolio projects related to investment and new business creation. Tim started his career with British Telecom developing novel materials for optical devices before moving into a general technology strategy role where he undertook substantial work on mobile and Internet related projects. He left BT to found an enterprise software star...

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Tony Kypreos

Tony Kypreos / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Tony is a founding investor in Springboard Accelerator, a shareholder / board member of Lingospot Inc, and ScreenReach Ltd. He is also a shareholder in P2i Labs, Minimonos, apiary.io, Hubflow and a board adviser to Upstream Systems.Previously he was Group Managing Director of Bauer Digital one of the world’s largest privately owned media companies where...

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Tracy Hopkins

Tracy Hopkins / Neul

VP Sales
Tracy is a VP Sales of Neul who believes technology is an enabler for a SMART world and that 'there really is no spoon'.

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Trevor Overall

Trevor Overall / My Business FD

Investment Director
Investment Director and Co-Owner of My Business FD, Trevor Overall has a wealth of experience having been an entrepreneur, Fund Manager and Investment Network Manager.Trevor has raised money for his own enterprises as well as others and now takes responsibility for investor contacts, fund raising and commercial activities.He is passionate about helpi...

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Usman Haque

Usman Haque / Pachube

Founder
Usman is director of Haque Design + Research, the founder of Pachube (now known as Cosm.com), a real-time data infrastructure and community for the Internet of Things (acquired by LogMeIn Inc in 2011, where he currently leads the Urban Projects Division) and former CEO of Connected Environments. Trained as an architect, he has cre...

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Vamsi Sistla

Vamsi Sistla / Various

Serial Entrepeneur
Vamsi Sistla is currently CTO of an early stage (world’s first) Panoramic Video Streaming Platform for Live Concerts. He is also strategic and technical advisor to various startups (CrowdValley, OpenBucks & others). He is an active Angel investor in two of the leading Angel funds in NYC & co-invests with TIE Angels in Silicon Valley.Vamsi Sistla...

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Vladas Lašas

Vladas Lašas / Various

Serial Entrepreneur
Vladas Lašas studied, lectured and did research on Computer Vision at Kaunas University of Technology. He holds doctorate in Computer Science. He presented results of his research at conferences in Japan, USA, Germany, Russia and other countries. He is co-founder and/or co-owner of several companies in Lithuania, including: UPS Authorised Service Contrac...

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William McQuillan

William McQuillan / Frontline Ventures

Partner
William is a Partner at Frontline Ventures, a new early stage technology focused venture capital firm. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of Osmoda.com, an online sales platform targetting some of Europe top emerging fashion brands. Prior to this he was one of the founding employees of Ondra Partners, a start-up investment-banking boutique. ...

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Yannick Roux

Yannick Roux / Forward Venture Partners

Associate
Yannick is part of the Corporate Development team at Forward Internet Group, a privately held web holding company that acquires, invests in and builds web, media and ecommerce companies. Since he joined Forward, he has been involved in the acquisitions of Top10 Media and Factory Media, as well as in originating, evaluating and executing a dozen ...

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