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. He 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 byOracle 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 degree in zoology with marine zoology from the University of Wales, Bangor and a PhD in cell proliferation from the University of East Anglia. Jonathan has considerable venture and private equity investing experience, both as a CFO and CEO of private equity-backed businesses that have successfully exited, and also as the founder
of a technology focused venture angel investor group.