|UCL, B.Sc (Hons)||1984|
Michael Jackson is a General Partner at Luxembourg based Mangrove Capital Partners. Active across all of Europe, Russia and Israel, Michael spends his time looking for investable projects while advising portfolio companies as they grow into significant operations.
His professional life has always involved scaling and operating large consumer focussed communications businesses. From development of mobile telephone operations, through the roll out of Tele2 in Europe to 26 million customers, to creation and establishment of 9 MVNO operations in Europe, Michael hopped over to Chief Operations Officer role at Skype. Here, with special responsibility for all aspects of Skype’s paid services, he led the organisation that took the company into 100 M euro plus within three years.
Michael keeps in touch with the grass roots of new technology by spending weekends at various European Bootcamp type events - Startup Bootcamp in Denmark, and Garage48 in Estonia to name but two. Michael is on the board of HackFwd.com
Michael has an Honours degree in Electronic and Communications Engineering from University College, London,