Jules is an experienced technology and marketing entrepreneur with circa 20+ years of experience working in finance, SaaS, search engine optimisation, digital media sales, business strategy and start-ups. In 2000, after six years of working as a trader within Credit Suisse’s FX/Commodities division, Jules became COO of Dooyoo.com.
In 2001, Jules then became a founding board member of travel website, Skyscanner. He was part of an executive team that oversaw significant growth and in 2007 became a non-executive director until the sale to Ctrip for circa £1.4Bn in 2016. In 2001, Jules co-founded Nitro Ventures to curate and manage a portfolio of digital properties, to invest in different levels in other companies. As part of Nitro Ventures, Jules is a founder and executive chairman of Nitro Digital Limited, an independent digital agency.
His other ventures include Nixxie Limited, a US-focussed advertising technology business, where he is Chairman; Estimo Technologies Limited (a B2B SaaS workflow solution); Nitro Property Limited (a property portfolio and development opportunity business) and a number of other ventures. Jules is a serial entrepreneur and brings a wealth of experience as an advisor. He currently holds several Non-Executive Director and leadership roles including at Oritain, Ten Group, BorrowMyDoggy and easyStorage amongst others.