Dr. Simon Murdoch is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Episode 1 Ventures. He is aBoard Member of Triptease, Global App Testing, SimplyCook, Passfort SwiftSwift, Profitero and Autopaid. He is an Advisor of The Baobab Network. He sold his first company, BookPages, to Amazon in 1998. He became a full-time angel investor. His angel portfolio includes investments in Shazam, Zoopla, LoveFilm (sold to Amazon 2011), Natural Motion, Covestor and Shutl. In addition, from 2010 to 2012, he worked at Octopus Ventures in portfolio development. He is the Chairman of SubHub. He was a board member of ParamountZone. He has a BA in Physics from Cambridge and a PhD in Computer Science and Expert Systems.