Jersey born Aaron Chatterley is a partner at TechSmart Venture Partners, a venture capital fund focused on early stage digital and consumer businesses, he is also Co-Founder and Deputy Chairman of Europe’s largest online beauty retailer feelunique.com, having stepped down as CEO in December 2012 following a partial sale of the business. He is an investor and Non-Executive Director in several other digitally focused companies, a speaker on entrepreneurship at Founder4Schools, a member of the Founders Forum – a private network of the world’s leading digital and technology entrepreneurs and a member of the board of governors at Rouge Bouillon School.
He was voted one of the 50 most powerful people in Online Retail for 2014 by Retail Week, IoD Director of the Year for a Large Organisation 2013 and finalist in the UK Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012.
Aaron was among some of the first to become involved at the outset of the internet boom, in 1996 he set up award winning web development company, SP New Media before selling it in June 2000 to an LSE listed software business. He then went on to become a SKY TV Commentator & Expert for Internet and Ecommerce, appearing on a popular technology panel show as well as several other SKY one-off technology specials.