Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Startups and Venture Capital: Education, Media, and Financial Services

ID: 739417 California, USA

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Expert is an expert in digital product creation, product growth, venture capital investment and venture fundraising. She has experience on both sides of the table as a product builder, venture investor and content creator.

Expert is currently CEO of a product and venture studio, where she works on ideas at the cusp of societal paradigm shifts and era-defining digital platforms. She has built digital products used by millions for the UK’s cultural gem and the world’s largest broadcaster -- BBC -- including BBC News, iPlayer, Earth and CBBC.

Moreover, in New York, Expert grew one of 20 global educational technology unicorns, in 90% of U.S. schools. She achieved the goals of improving reading outcomes and equipping learners with knowledge for the 21st century. She has been an early-stage Venture Capital investor at a LocalGlobe, seeding Europe’s unicorn startups and co-charters a global seed fund Europe on behalf of a music and entertainment mogul, based in Los Angeles.

Expert also hosts a globally available podcast, where she brings a fresh and diverse voice to the world of startups. With an engaged audience of over 50,000 regular listeners across 60+ countries, her program has charted on iTunes and has been scouted by Spotify. The podcast is also distributed to the next generation of entrepreneurs at Ivy League business schools. S

Expert studied Mathematics at University of Cambridge, UK, and holds a Diploma in French from Paris Sorbonne Université in France.

Expert is an angel investor and a mentor for aspiring founders at leading European and US startup incubators, including Seedcamp, Zinc VC, and Techstars. As technology continues to pervade home, work, educational and cultural aspects of modern living, Expert is well versed to speak on topics including borderless technology; global market drivers; impact of generative AI; applications of blockchain technology outside financial technology; creative product construction for consumer enjoyment; and venture fundraising.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2007 Degree: BA Subject: Mathematics Institution: University of Cambridge, Trinity College
Year: 2008 Degree: Diploma Subject: French and Business Institution: L’Université Paris IV- Sorbonne

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Co-founder and Seed Investor Department:
Expert chartered, and co-partners, this $4 million venture capital fund. She has seeded 60+ startups with this world-leading music talent manager and co-owner of the Hollywood Bowl, Work spans 15 sectors, 5 continents, 4 exits, and 33 uprounds.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO Department:
Expert founded, and currently serves as CEO of, this global product and venture studio. Goals of investment in startups include their creation and growth, including the construction of viable products for
industry specialists in the digital era.

Among other achievements, Expert has built the beta product that enabled Aevium (a university rewards program) raise its $1.5 million seed round.

In this capacity, she sourced global, remote cross-functional talent team of twelve. She managed technology, design and marketing from inception to launch.

She also launched EUR $100 million in fundraising for a European growth equity consumer fund.

She also serves as angel investor, startup advisor and board member to 10 startups. Among other roles, she actively cultivates network for high-quality deals.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2020 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Director of Product Department:
Expert launched an essential K-12 curriculum product during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her product served 90% of U.S. students, resulting in 400% product engagement in its first month.

Expert contributed to company growth to one of twenty educational technology unicorns. Among other achievements, she also created a new content subscription product and tiering that increased company revenue by 44% over the 2018-19 year.

Expert hired 20+ talent for cross-functional product teams; and upgraded junior product manager hiring and training.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2019 Employer: Local Globe (London) Title: Seed Investor Department:
Expert served as Seed Investor to this £120 million venture capital fund, seeding Europe’s most ambitious early stage founders across industries.

She sourced, evaluated and closed new investment opportunities. The fund's portfolio has included Improbable, Transferwise, Go Cardless, Seedcamp and Kano.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO and Media Talent Department:
Expert's podcast enjoys an audience of 50k, spanning 150+ countries, iTunes New & Noteworthy charts. The podcast is distributed in Ivy League MBA societies. She has appeared on BBC programs and in international conferences.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2020 Employer: BBC Title: Strategy Manager Department:
Expert drove growth and device syndication in BBC's digital products, including BBC News, iPlayer and Sport. Her work reached 63% of the UK population and was featured weekly on the world’s most visited news site.

During this time Expert worked at the executive level, the UK government, and the c-suite industry.

Major achievements: She launched three new genre products:

1. BBC Olympics during London 2012 (5m/day),
2. BBC Sounds (1m/mth), and
3. BBC Earth
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: J. P. Morgan Title: Investment Banking Analyst Department:
In this UK-based position, Expert serviced multi-million corporate transactions for technology, media and the telecoms sector. She drove the IPO of Promethean.

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
Expert serves on the global advisory board of a leading, global branding agency: Science, Magic Inc.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has spoken on the international news as a technology blogger and across the technology, cultural and educational conference circuit.

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience
Expert is a certified yoga instructor.

Fields of Expertise

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