Jackson has many years’ experience working at the leading edge of technology and software development. He is also a mentor and investor, advising start-up companies in London and San Francisco.
Previously he was CTO at Student.com, leading a global team and building the foremost global marketplace for student accommodation, and at onefinestay (acquired by Accor hotels in 2015), where he and his team re-built the product and experience.
He co-founded Chatterfly, a mobile start-up, which was acquired by San Francisco-based Plum District, the leading daily deal company for mums in the USA. Jackson went on to become CTO at Plum District, which was subsequently acquired by nCrowd.
Earlier in his career, Jackson acted as CTO and VP Product Development, as well as a software developer, at VC-backed Sitoa, the largest US SaaS drop-ship platform provider.
has a degree in Mechanical and Material Science Engineering from the University
of California, Davis, and a Masters in Information Systems from the University
of California, Berkeley, both awarded with honours.