Simon Rendell – Chairman
A consultant at law firm Fieldfisher LLP for the last year, Simon was previously Head of London Office at Osborne Clarke, which he joined in 1996 as a Partner and in 2005 spent eight months working as UK Interim Legal Director at Vodafone. He has more than twenty-five years’ experience advising digital business clients on all aspects of their operations, delivering corporate and commercial advice covering everything from legal strategies for business growth through to the exploitation of intellectual property.
Many of the clients he has acted for are based overseas, so a large proportion of his work has been cross-border. He has acted for businesses including Yahoo!, EE, Electronic Arts and VeriSign, and has worked with Facebook on its international growth, having advised on its expansion into 10 new jurisdictions in recent years. He is also a recognized expert in the mobile payments’ arena.
Simon qualified as a lawyer in 1986 and has previously served as a non-executive director of several technology companies.
Simon is currently also a Co-Founder of Pretty Green Limited, and Chairman of uCreate Limited, Ocean Barefoot Limited, Licklist Limited and London Intellectual Property Exchange Limited. He is also Non-exec director of Helecloud Limited.
During the last five years, Simon has been a director of the companies in the following table. Companies whose shares are traded on a public market are noted; all others are not listed or traded on any public market.
Simon will hold 250,000 shares representing 2.06% of the issued share capital and additionally holds warrants to acquire shares.
James Perry – Chief Executive Officer
A senior member of the Social Enterprise International team which was founded in the 1990’s, James started his career in corporate banking at the age of 17 and worked his way into financial markets at 19. Having developed a number of efficiency tools for a large bank including an invoicing system that reduced workload by 80% and a new way to fund debt positions in distressed markets, James, at 22, with an urge to be his own boss, ventured into the entrepreneurial world and started his own technology marketing agency.
Having self-taught most of his programming skills, James has a passion and desire to help better manage the resources we collectively have whilst creating a more efficient approach to consumption in order to help reduce waste and create a business that profits from creating assets for others.
Over the last 10 years, James has helped small businesses to get off the ground, whilst working with and representing dozens of global brands. James has been delivering marketing events and technology for brands whilst in the process, building a network of friends and business partners working in a broad variety of industries and sharing a common view of the way that business and community will evolve.
James holds 6,534,560 shares representing 53.77% of the issued share capital.