MEET THE TEAM

Mark Goldstone

Founder and CEO

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Mark has worked in senior management roles in the third sector. With a background in psychology he led new approaches to delivering data driven solutions to complex human issues. After completing his MBA Mark turned his attention to more entrepreneurial pursuits, spending three years in China before founding Circle Squared. Mark also has Microsoft Certificates in Data Science and Machine Learning.

Oliver Krausz

Chief Technology Officer

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 A Microsoft qualified programmer and developer, Oliver worked his way up to the C–level leading large teams of developers spending eight years as a successful CTO at Comstar Systems.

Matt Carter

Environmental Scientist

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Matt recently completed an MSc in Climate Change studies. He links Circle Squared to academia and intends to base a PhD thesis around the data. Matt acts as our data quality guardian ensuring our accuracy.

Nikki Young

Marketing Manager

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Passionate, creative and strategy-driven marketing and business development professional with over three years of progressive experience across a broad range of marketing, planning and strategic functions in varied industry segments.

Christian Blanquera

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Tech Entrepreneur and veteran of two successful exits. Christian has worked across multiple sectors in tech including e-commerce, fin-tech and recruitment. Christian’s experience in both entrepreneurship and tech assists Circle Squared with long term planning in both areas.

OUR ADVISORS

Paola Manzini

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Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex and Head of Department. Her research interests lie in the mathematical modelling of human decisions and interactions. Paola provides key advice on data modelling as well as creating a link with academia that will promote  collaborations which in turn validates the data.

Danny Davis

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Danny has vast business experience, as an M&A specialist he has overseen deals of up to $6BN. You can buy his book on the subject at Amazon. Danny provides direct mentoring and support to the CEO and has been instrumental in helping Mark refine the business model.

Dr. Andrew White

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Andrew is the Associate Dean for Executive Education at Said Business School Oxford ranked in the top 10 globally by The Financial Times.  He specialises in coaching CEOs and senior leaders from global companies as well as designing senior management education programmes. 
Research interests include discontinuous innovation and leadership leading to many publications including in the Havard Business Review.  As a shareholder, as well as advisor Andrewhelps Circle Squared consider all critical business decisions.