Tom Hulme

General Partner, Google Ventures

Bachelor's (Hons) in Physics, University of Bristol; MBA (Hons), Harvard Business School. Design Director, IDEO, a design and innovation consulting firm. Founder and Managing Director, OpenIDEO, an open innovation platform with over 51,000 users in 160 countries. Founder and Managing Director,, the SaaS product. The technology is used by corporates globally to manage their innovation challenges, usually with their employees. OpenIDEO won a 2011 Webby Award in the Community Category. After successfully exiting two start-ups, angel investor, with investments in such companies as Massive Health (sold to Jawbone), Cliqz, Y-Plan, GoCardless, Llustre (sold to FAB), Wonga, Fantasy Shopper, Smarkets, Yoomi and Qriously. Listed in Wired magazine's top 100 digital power brokers (2011 and 2012); listed as one of London's 1000 most influential people (2012).