Julian Ranger is a serial Angel investor and entrepreneur with a history of innovation and success within networks, data and interoperability.
He founded digi.me in 2009 to unlock the power of personal data and reimagine the web as the Internet of Me, putting users back in control of their own information. Now with over 375,000 users in 150 countries, the ability to add full personal health and financial data and exchange or trade it for personalised benefits is coming later this year.
After early work as an aeronautical engineer, Julian founded STASYS Ltd in 1987, specialising in interoperability and the military internet, and grew it to a staff of 230, with subsidiaries in the United States, Germany, Malaysia and Australia prior to its sale to Lockheed Martin in 2005.
Noted for his privacy and personal data expertise, Julian is in worldwide demand as a speaker.
An investor in more than 20 start-up businesses, including firms such as Hailo, DataSift and Astrobotic, he is also a Virgin Galactic future astronaut.