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Steve Jackson

Steve is an entrepreneur and business strategist, and has over 17 years’ experience starting, building and selling technology companies. His businesses have spanned consulting, outsourcing, recruitment technology and on-line games.

He is currently Co-Founder and Chairman of Xoomworks Technology – a niche technology outsourcing and digital innovation business based in the UK, France, Romania and Bulgaria. Xoomworks works with high growth tech driven companies and to create competition-beating technology.

Prior to setting up his first company, Steve worked as a strategy consultant and IT project manager. Steve holds an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Applied Physics from Durham University. He is an Honorary Entrepreneurial Fellow at Durham University and a Fellow of the Global Sourcing Association – UK, and has been a Council Member for the last 2 years.

He is an active mentor and business advisor to several start-up companies; a mentor for Seedcamp and Level 39; a regular guest speaker at several European business schools and a trustee for the Bright Ideas Trust, a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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