Investors

We wouldn't be here today without the support of our amazing investors. Here's a little bit about them...
John Hughes

John Hughes

John is a keen angel investor with more than thirty years’ experience leading complex, high technology businesses operating at a global level.

John is currently group chairman of Just Eat, where he oversaw their £1.5bn IPO, formerly Chairman of Telecity, and subsequent to their $4billion acquisition by Equinix Inc, is a member of the Equinix Board of Directors; he also serves as a Non-Executive Director at CSG Systems International Inc. and is a member of the Advisory Board of Strattam Capital Investment Fund.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Hertfordshire (formerly Hatfield Polytechnic) and was awarded a CBE for services to international telecommunications in the Queen’s 2011 New Year Honours List.

Charlie Green

Charlie Green

Charlie serves as a Board Member of 24Haymarket Limited and is formerly a Partner of Candover Investment Partners. He has particular expertise investing in the Financial and Support Services and Leisure sectors.

Charlie has served as a Director of Deutsche Bank AG (formerly Deutsche Morgan Grenfell); Esporta Group Limited; PII Limited and Gala Coral Group Limited.

Gavin Disney-May

Gavin Disney-May

Gavin brings a wealth of expertise to the kulea table, both as an Executive Partner at leading private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners and just as importantly, as someone who's been through the highs and lows of building and selling their own business to a multinational enterprise software company (Sage).  

Gavin has interests in Act, one of the world's top CRM solution providers (1 million customers worldwide) and chairs Nomad Ai's board.

Mark maclure

Mark Maclure

Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the world of marketing communications, and is a founding director of marketing agency, Stream Comms - digital marketing, loyalty and engagement specialists. Stream will be using Kulea to provide MA solutions for their clients and will be responsible for advising on Kulea’s white label solution to agencies, ensuring maximum reach, at minimal cost. 

Mark Maclure also sits on our Nomad Ai board.

Nichole Davies

Nichole Davies

Most recently, Nichole held the position of Executive Director, Engagement and Operations in New York for Interbrand after joining the company in early 2012 as Executive Director, EU, based out of London.

Previously, Nichole held the position of Global Group Account Director at McCann Worldgroup where she was brought on to build McCann Healthcare and McCann HumanCare, now fully serviced and established business entities within the McCann network.

In 2007, Nichole launched and successfully ran her own marketing consultancy and throughout her career has worked with industry leaders such as Pfizer, Lilly, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Genentech, Roche and the Mayo Clinic, to name a few.

Simon Martin

Simon Martin

Simon has a deep understanding of marketing software and data, having been at the helm of some of the UK's top MarTech companies.  Formerly MD of Experian Plc’s MarTech business, which counts some of the world’s largest data-driven companies as clients, he has spent 20 years working in start-ups and public companies. 

Simon helps Kulea with product design and open standards in our drive to deliver an easy-to-use platform that integrates flexibly with other tools, data and client systems.

Melanie Parker

Melanie Parker

Melanie is a founding director of Stream Comms – loyalty and engagement specialists. Melanie has 20 years experience working in events and marketing and has successfully launched and sold a previous digital agency. Melanies focus at Stream is consulting with clients on how to develop strategic loyalty solutions that deliver tangible value across their business. Stream are looking forward to using Kulea to provide MA solutions for their clients to nurture and engage audiences, developing loyalty from the very first touchpoint.

Keen to invest?

We're always looking for experienced and passionate people to join our extended Kulea team. If you'd like to talk to us about investment or advisory opportunities, we'd love to hear from you.