Dr Jonathan Pell

Non-executive Director

Biography

Jonathan brings extensive experience in the technology sector, originally in both finance director and chief executive roles and latterly in investing in and helping to scale up technology ventures. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant at PwC, Jonathan gained significant executive experience firstly in senior finance positions at Convergys Corporation (NYSE - CVG), Geneva Technology Ltd, Thomas Cook Retail Ltd and Semitool Inc. Jonathan then became CEO at Datanomic Ltd, where he oversaw a twenty-fold increase in the company's global customer base and compound revenue growth of 105% over a four-year period, before being purchased by Oracle Inc (NYSE - ORCL) in 2011. Since leaving Oracle Inc in 2012, Jonathan has founded his own early-stage technology investment vehicle, Thorium Technology Investors, and currently sits on the boards of a number of young technology businesses.

Jonathan has a wealth of experience acting as an investment advisor to high-growth technology businesses including Envolve Technology, W2 Global Data Solutions, Linkdex, Cloudfind, makepositive, and eYeka. Jonathan is also Chair of Mercia's Audit Committee.