Tom HulmeGeneral Partner at Google Ventures
Tom leads GV (Google Ventures) in Europe, based in London. GV has over $4.5bn under management; Tom's investments include Lemonade.com, Cambridge Epigenetix, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Autolus (listed on Nasdaq), Currency Cloud, Snyk and Blue Vision Labs (acquired by Lyft). Previously, while leading IDEO's startup efforts globally, he founded OpenIDEO, IDEO’s open innovation platform that has over 200,000 users from more than 170 countries. Tom has also been an Angel Investor in 21 startups; seed investments include MileIQ (exited to Microsoft), Divimove (exited to Freemantle), GoCardless, Cliqz (exited to Burda), Smarkets, Massive Health (exited to Jawbone), Nested, Lendable, Tray.io and MoveGuides.
Tom's TED talk on design has been viewed over 1.5 million times, he has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is featured in WIRED UK’s Top 100 Digital Power Brokers and the Evening Standard list of London’s 1000 Most Influential People. Tom earned a first class bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Bristol, an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he received the Baker Scholar Award of high distinction and an Honorary Doctorate in design from University of the Arts London.