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4 Investments in 4 Companies
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Farnham
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http://www.jranger.com
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After early work integrating as an aeronautical engineer, Julian founded STASYS Ltd in 1987, specialising in data interoperability and the military internet, and grew it to a staff of 230, with subsidiaries in the United States, Germany, Malaysia and Australia prior to its sale to Lockheed Martin in 2005. Julian’s management responsibilities encompassed the complete range from Board level vision, direction and control to business development, operational, finance and technical leadership, including developing the iSMART process used for interoperability management by militaries worldwide today.

Julian left Lockheed in 2007 as Vice President International Strategic Development, and set up his angel investment and consultancy business, J Ranger Ltd. Julian has invested and supported over 20 start-up businesses, highlights include: Astrobotic, aiming to be the first commercial lunar landing, rover and exploration business; Hailo, revolutionizing the licenced taxi market worldwide; DataSift, providing intelligent access to the world’s social data streams.

Julian continues to build new businesses, currently founder and Chairman of digi.me which is reimagining the personal internet putting users back in control of their own data.

Julian is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the IMechE and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, and is also a Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut.

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Jul 1, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
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Dec, 2012$885k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011£100k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009£250k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009£150k / SeedPersonal Investment

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