Partner at Passion Capital and British Treasury's Special Envoy for FinTech
Product, business, and market development professional with strong wireless/mobile, internet consumer application, and communications experience. Technical and product background with proven business development track record.
Bio: Eileen Burbidge (@eileentso) is Partner at Passion Capital, the leading early-stage technology venture capital investment firm in Europe, based in London. She brings extensive operational experience to her investment activities gleaned from business and product roles at Yahoo!, Skype, Apple and elsewhere. On behalf of Passion, Eileen serves as board director for DueDil, Digital Shadows, Mondo, VINAYA and other portfolio companies.
Outside of Passion, Eileen serves as the Chair for Tech City UK; in the Prime Minister David Cameron’s Business Advisory Group; as HM Treasury’s Special Envoy for FinTech, appointed by the Chancellor George Osborne; and Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
She was made an MBE for services to UK Business in June 2015 and holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Eileen holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.