John Taysom is an Honorary Visiting Professor at UCL Department of Computer Science Fellow, is part of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University and a Policy Fellow Alum at the Centre for Science and Policy. John Taysom founded Greenhouse Fund as Reuters’ venture capital arm in California in 1995.
He is London-based with a seed portfolio of 30 US and UK start-ups; several of which have been acquired by such groups as Experian, Linkedin, Tesco, and BMC. Between 2011-2012 John took a Fellowship at Harvard to work on privacy issues and holds EU and US patents on a method of improving privacy online.
John advises the Web Science Trust Board of Trustees on issues of privacy and on designing a curriculum in Digital Civics.