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About: Eileen Burbidge

Eileen Burbidge is a well-known technology venture capitalist and angel investor in the UK Tech scene and the Silicon Roundabout. After holding great positions at a variety of top tech organisations she is currently Partner at Passion Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm. You can find her on Twitter with a great feed of tweets.

Quick Biography

  • 1973: Birth (estimated)
  • 1993: Bachelor of Computer Science (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • 1993: Engineering Associate at GTE Telephone Operations
  • 1994: Engineering Associate at Verizon
  • 1995: Market Development Manager for Apple
  • 1996: Group Manager of Market Development at Sun Microsystems
  • 1999: Director of Business Development at Openwave Systems
  • 2000: Director of Business Development at 12 Entrepreneuring
  • 2001: VP of Marketing and Business Development at Embedded Internet Solutions, Inc.
  • 2003: Director of Global Account Management and PMO at PalmSource Inc.
  • 2004: Product Development Director at Skype
  • 2005: Director of Product Management at Yahoo! (Europe)
  • 2006: Investment Director at Ambient Sound Investments
  • 2008: Board Member for Technology and Innovation for National Archives (UK)
  • 2009: Co-founded the startup White Bear Yard, technology and media startup hub
  • 2011: Partner at Passion Capital

Photo credit: Edward Moss

Christopher Isak
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  1. […] Recently Eileen Burbidge was featured on “The Pulse”, on Bloomberg TV, to share some ideas and pointers in regards to the hit and miss popularity that cyber security has nowadays. As she states, numerous companies all over the world still do not want to integrate cyber security into their most important endeavors, mainly because most of them see it as an additional cost that might not pay off in the end. […]


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