Dan Brown

Entrepreneur in Residence/Director

E: d.brown@cs.ucl.ac.uk

A successful serial entrepreneur, Daniel first founded a computer software business at the age of 13, which he ran for five years. He studied Chemical Physics and then Philosophy where he developed a passion for probability and network theory. At the Institute of Psychiatry he developed unique computer techniques for quantifying processes of change, a methodology which was used to co-found APR Smartlogik, a business which he built to 50 people and revenues of $6m, winning the Times Innovation award in 2001 and NLB Visionary Design award in 2003.

Daniel is the inventor of a range of patents, author of several books and over thirty papers, guest lecturer and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Department of Computer Science, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy University College London and a high profile global speaker and media commentator on Information Systems. He is a Director of MegaNexus Ltd the community networking company and Chairman of Quantemol Ltd which develops software to determine electron-molecule interactions at a quantum level. He coordinates a mentoring and angel investment group for supporting startup businesses.