This is an entirely ego driven website. I rarely update it. It's here to amuse me not you, so please don't take it seriously :-)
It's mainly here so I can share my LinkedIn CV.

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(noun) a series of jobs undertaken for a significant period of a person's life.

(verb) to move swiftly in an uncontrolled way....

I want a project that inspires and excites me; with clever, fun people, the potential to make money; doing something I believe in.
If you think you might want me on your team I would be delighted to talk.

  • Career to date

    Professional soldier turned tech exec / start up mentor / cyber vc. Proven record of leadership, execution, strategic / financial planning. Strong project management, pursuasive investment pitching, excellent communicator; a natural leader at home in pressured environments.

  • Technology

    CTO of two succesful tech start ups; Betfair.com (now Paddy Power Betfair plc on the FTSE100) and uSwitch.com), and CEO of a third; Fun Technologies (acquired by Libery Media and now integrated into the Game Show Network). Now hunting the next adventure. Let's talk....

  • Security

    Over 20 years in various roles in the British army specialising in counter terrorism and security consulting; knowledgable in a broad range of varied specialist subjects, experience working for DERA (now Quinetiq), Aegis Defence, Trident Maritime and others.

  • What I'm into

    Paragliding, skiing, diving, mountaineering, skydiving, triathlon(ing?), parenting, DIY, military history, UI design, AI, clouds, cycling, and making money... (in no particular order). It's mostly about facing my fears and doing stuff that enthralls me while making me think.