Top Influencers: 7 UK Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder’s To Follow in 2022

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder role. We have selected these Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder’s. The list is in no particular order!

Obi Nwosu

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder @ Coinfloor

FollowObi Nwosu on Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin.

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Obi leads commercial strategy and our team of finance and cryptocurrency experts. Since 2014, Coinfloor’s market share has grown over 5 times and now handles the majority of GBP exchange volume. Previously, Obi was Founder and CEO of Supalocal and held senior roles at and WeeWorld, overseeing the development of a virtual currency, used by 30 million users. Learn more about Obi Nwosu on Crunchbase…

Coinfloor is an established group of cryptocurrency exchanges for institutional or sophisticated investors and traders. Read more aboutCoinfloor on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Quin

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder @ WorldFirst

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Jonathan co-founded World First in January 2004. His career before this included two years as Head of Business Development within the Financial Markets division of RBS. Prior to that he was at Citibank, initially as a trader before moving to the bank’s global corporate sales desk. He then looked after the European sales of Citibank’s online FX trading products. Jonathan holds a law and accountancy degree from the University of Edinburgh. Learn more about Jonathan Quin on Crunchbase…

WorldFirst is an international payments business helping businesses and people easy move money around the world at great exchange rates. Read more aboutWorldFirst on Crunchbase…

George Goldsmith

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder @ COMPASS Pathways

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George is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience in pharmaceutical regulation. George’s early training and experience was a multi-disciplinary blending of cognitive psychology, clinical psychology and computer science.His first company, The Human Interface Group, was a pioneer in collaborative software and acquired by Lotus Development. George led the Lotus Institute and developed software and services to support high-performance, distributed teamwork. George then created TomorrowLab, which provided strategic guidance to internet businesses in the late 1990s. At the same time, he became a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company’s leadership, and eventually joined McKinsey as CEO of TomorrowLab@McKinsey. Subsequently, as a member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) and its International Board of Directors, George founded YPO Networks. In 2002, George founded Tapestry Networks, an organisation committed to improving leadership performance and governance effectiveness in regulated sectors. He still serves as Tapestry Networks’ Non-Executive Chairman. George also serves on the board of directors for AnaBios, a company redefining drug discovery. He and his wife, Ekaterina Malievskaia MD, live in London. Learn more about George Goldsmith on Crunchbase…

Compass Pathways is a mental health care company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health. Read more aboutCOMPASS Pathways on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Pope

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder @ Corax

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Former army Captain and Sandhurst graduate, Jonathan is an insurance industry thought leader and speaker, and has acted as a board level cyber risk advisor. Learn more about Jonathan Pope on Crunchbase…

Cyber risk intelligence platform providing data and modelling on the cyber exposure of millions of companies worldwide. Read more aboutCorax on Crunchbase…

Karteek Patel

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder @ Crowdstacker

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Crowdstacker is a curated debt based investment platform. Read more aboutCrowdstacker on Crunchbase…

John Glencross

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder @ Calculus Capital

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John co-founded Calculus Capital with Susan McDonald in 1999, creating one of the UK’s most successful, independent private equity firms focused on investing in smaller, proven companies. John graduated from Oxford University with an MA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Learn more about John Glencross on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutCalculus Capital on Crunchbase…

Tal Orly

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder @ Cogress

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The founder of Symbia Realty Portfolio and an experienced global investor himself, Tal has been involved in large, complex urban property development projects since 1992. He has vast experience in acquisition, development and resale in both the residential and commercial sectors. As a licensed solicitor, Tal is well versed in the complexities of realty law in multiple markets, as well as the legal, financial, planning and execution stages that are vital to increasing the value of property investment projects. Learn more about Tal Orly on Crunchbase…

Cogress is an open equity firm for property, which prides itself on making investment accessible and transparent. Read more aboutCogress on Crunchbase…

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