Doug Richard Founder, School for Startups & formerly of BBC's Dragons Den
A successful entrepreneur with over 20 years' experience in the development and leadership of technology and software ventures, Doug featured in the first two TV series of Dragons’ Den. He is an active angel investor, the Founder of School for Startups – www.schoolforstartups.co.uk was Chairman of the Conservative Party Small Business Task Force, is non-executive director of BrightPearl Software. Between 1996 and 2000 Doug was President and CEO of Micrografx, a US publicly quoted software company. Prior to that he also founded and subsequently sold two other companies: Visual Software and ITAL Computers.