Rupert Edwards – CEO & Founder
Rupert started life as a corporate attorney with Allen & Overy, a top ten global law firm. He has served as a legal counsel with a $3 billion broadcast company and has provided legal and business consultancy to numerous fast growing, venture capital backed corporations in the media and technology space, including a cable TV network and a mobile social networking app. Rupert is an ordained minister in the Anglican church and has served as an Associate Pastor with two London churches, focusing on outreach and early stage discipleship. He is currently on the leadership team of a church plant in east London. This combination of pastoring and working with technology startups gave birth to the idea of Lepton. Rupert is married to Amanda and they have two little boys who happily distract him at every turn with the important stuff in life: lego, sticks and tide pools.
Nathan O’Hanlon – CTO
Nathan has served as a Senior Web Application Developer at eBay, CTO of SocialGo PLC, a publicly traded leading developer of software for the social media market; and Senior Developer at Bright Talk, a London / Bay Area provider of webinars and videos for professionals. Nathan has worked for over 30 multinational & smaller companies since 1995 following a degree in computer science. He is a New Zealander based in London with his wife and two small children.
Jordan de Laune - Developer
Originally from the small country of Guernsey Jordan now lives and works in London for a variety of non-profits. He is passionate about seeing technology used for good causes and finding creative ways of refining users' experience with applications. When he's not coding he's usually cooking a pretty mean curry.
Todd Gibson - Operations
Most recently Todd has served as Product Manager for Cover Cake, a Bay Area advertising technology startup. His experience includes product strategy & management, analytics and and operations. Todd grew up as on a desert island of Papua New Guinea where his parents were translating the bible. He lives with his wife and son in California.
Jacquie Driver - Advisor
Jacquie was a partner at KPMG until early 2013, serving across corporate finance and securitization functions. She is an FCA and trustee and advisor to a number of churches and other Christian non-profits including City Gateway – London’s fastest growing Christian social impact organization. Jacquie overseas Lepton's financial governance and processes.
Tim Rea - Advisor
Tim’s current work is primarily focused on venture capital investing and associated development work with early stage technology companies. He is a Director of ePlanet Ventures - a global software VC firm, and CEO of Palringo, a successful social networking app with a multi-million-user base. Tim is a US citizen and a lay preacher at his church in the Suffolk countryside. Tim has been advising on the development and business model for Prayer Labs projects from their inception.