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Eileen Burbidge      

Partner at Passion Capital

Eileen Burbidge is Partner at Passion Capital, the leading early-stage technology venture capital investment firm in Europe, based in London. She brings extensive operational experience to her investment activities gleaned from business and product roles at Yahoo!, Skype, Apple and elsewhere.

Eileen has been included in the WIRED100 each year since 2012; is one of London's 1000 Most Influential people according to the Evening Standard newspaper (2014); and was named one of the 12 Most Influential People in Tech by the Telegraph (2014). She is also a frequent guest and commentator for media including Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Sky News and the BBC.

On behalf of Passion, Eileen serves as board director for Duedil, Digital Shadows, Lulu, wireWAX, Mondo, Kovert Designs and other portfolio companies. Outside of Passion, Eileen serves as one of nineteen members of the Prime Minister David Cameron's Business Advisory Group; HM Treasury's Special Envoy for FinTech, appointed by the Chancellor George Osborne; Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London Boris Johnson; Patron for Naace, the National Association for Advisors in Computing Education; and advisor to edtechUK and also Cyber London Lab, Europe's first cybersecurity startup accelerator.

She was made an MBE for services to UK Business in June 2015 and holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Eileen holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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