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Top Influencers: 7 UK CPO & Co-founder’s To Follow in 2022

CPO & Co-Founder play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the CPO & Co-Founder role. We have selected these CPO & Co-Founder’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative CPO & Co-Founder’s. The list is in no particular order!

Rob Whitehead

CPO & Co-Founder @ Improbable

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Operations per second is a critical metric to compare virtual worlds - you'll hear @HermanNarula , @MSquared_io and myself use it often. You can think of it like the "horsepower" of a virtual world - the raw connective capability it has.

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Robert Whitehead is the Co-Founder & CTO at Improbable. He worked as Cohort Member at Entrepreneur First. He served as Technical Consultant at McKinsey & Company. He was the Founder of TyroTech Software. He also served as Financial Software Developer Intern at Bloomberg LP. Learn more about Rob Whitehead on Crunchbase…

Improbable is a UK-based games technology company that is dedicated to building powerful technology designed to help problems. Read more aboutImprobable on Crunchbase…

Alice Bentinck

CPO & Co-Founder @ Entrepreneur First

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9. How to work with your Co-founder? cc: @Alicebentinck

🎯Goals guide productivity
🌊Remove friction from communication
⌚️Figure out core working hours
🥘Meet together, then eat together
🧘‍♀️Be positive. Be generous.
🦾Build resilience through being vulnerable & chilling out

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Alice Bentinck is co-founder of Entrepreneur First, the early stage investor that builds deep tech companies from scratch. EF invests in individuals with computer science and engineering backgrounds and has built more than 100 companies. Their portfolio includes exits such as Magic Pony Technology to Twitter for a reported $150m and Represent to Custom Inc for close to $100m. Alice set up Code First: Girls, a not-for-profit that helps young women explore careers in technology, including teaching them to code for free. She is also on the Imperial College Computer Science Industrial Liaison Board and was made an MBE in 2016. Learn more about Alice Bentinck on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutEntrepreneur First on Crunchbase…

Imam Hoque

COO, CPO & Co-founder @ Quantexa

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Gone are the days when people said if unstructured data is important - change it to structured!

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Imam has spent 28 years in the IT services and software industry and now specialises in large data driven solutions with a focus on financial crime. He worked as a developer, project manager and technical architect before becoming the CTO of an internet solutions start-up and then founding Detica NetReveal. He grew Detica NetReveal to a team of more than 300 specialists and then as a managing board director went on to acquire and integrate Norkom AML. Prior to Quantexa, Imam led the SAS Financial Crime practice for EMEA/AP. Learn more about Imam Hoque on Crunchbase…

Quantexa develops network analytics tools for the detection and prevention of financial crime. Read more aboutQuantexa on Crunchbase…

Jan Vanhoutte

CPO & Co-Founder @ Shepper

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Co-founder and CPO at Shepper, passionate about designing and developing awesome products. Learn more about Jan Vanhoutte on Crunchbase…

Shepper collects data on physical assets for businesses using the power of technology and people Read more aboutShepper on Crunchbase…

Rajiv Tanna

CPO & Co-Founder @ Birdie

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💥HUGE NEWS FOR CLIMATE💥

There @IEA with a clear message: "There is no need for investment in new fossil fuel supply in our net zero pathway"

If you invest in new coal, oil, or gas, you do so knowing it is inconsistent with <1.5°C.

https://www.iea.org/reports/net-zero-by-2050

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Rajiv Tanna is the Co-Founder and CPO of Birdie. Learn more about Rajiv Tanna on Crunchbase…

Birdie is a digital caretech company focused on elderly care at home. Read more aboutBirdie on Crunchbase…

Toby Allen

CPO & Co-founder @ Skipr

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Read more aboutSkipr on Crunchbase…

Martin Salo

CPO & Co-founder @ Realeyes

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On Lex Fridman, Ray Kurzweil laid out a process for inventing & predicting the future.

1. Write a speech about the world you want to exist.
2. Reverse engineer the steps to get there.
3. Execute those steps.

Imagining is half the battle, and AI might help shrink the other half.

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In constant pursuit of technical excellence and innovation, Martin has helped make Realeyes the technology leader in webcam-based emotion measurement, used by publishers, agencies and Fortune 500 brands across the globe. Deeming none of the available technology was good enough for emotions measurement, Martin worked with CTO Elnar to build the Realeyes platform from scratch. Martin’s unrelenting standards resulted in a product that combines easy usability and cutting-edge analytics, harnessing our industry-leading technology to the service of customer needs. Martin wrote his first line of code at the tender age of 7; at 12 he created an app that was downloaded by tens of thousands of people; he founded his own successful digital creative agency and has been CIO for both Raunopol and Mothercare (Baltics) – all before the age of thirty. Learn more about Martin Salo on Crunchbase…

Measuring Human Response At The Speed & Scale Of AI Read more aboutRealeyes on Crunchbase…

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