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Greg Jackson

Greg Jackson

founder and chief executive, Octopus Energy
Greg Jackson is the founder of Octopus Energy Group, the global energy and technologycompany driving the affordable, green energy system of the future. Launched in 2016, theGroup now serves 7.2 million customers across 18 countries, and operates a £6bn portfolioof renewable energy assets across Europe.Octopus Energy Group businesses deliver cheaper, greener energy and cutting-edge tech tocountries and customers worldwide. Kraken, Octopus’s proprietary green tech platform, is atthe heart of the Group’s growth and is now contracted to serve over 52 million accountsacross the globe. Kraken automates much of the energy supply chain, connecting everythingfrom generation assets to electric vehicles and is licensed by some of the largest companiesin the UK and abroad.Greg's vision of using technology to disrupt the energy market has attracted over $2.3 billionworth of funding from international energy titans, large pension funds and global investors.Greg is a serial tech entrepreneur and has built and sold a number of successful businessesbefore starting Octopus, including Consultant Connect, a telemedicine provider serving 40%of UK doctors, and e-commerce company C360 which built platforms for many largeenterprises.He is an angel investor in a wide range of start-ups, including Xlinks, the company buildingthe world’s largest subsea cable that will bring renewable energy from Morocco to the UKand Zopa, the world’s first peer to peer finance company, and is a key thought leader in theUK on issues related to energy transition, energy costs and innovation.