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Jean de Fougerolles

Partner, UAF

London
Jean has over 20 years’ experience working in media and technology businesses. After obtaining his MBA from INSEAD, he became Head of Distribution for MTV Europe out of its London office. Jean then started working at Two Way Media, a pioneer in cross-platform digital technology, games and content, where he became CEO and structured partnership deals with many leading content owners (Big Brother, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, X-Factor, Deal or No Deal, Test the Nation), broadcasters (BBC, ITV, C4, C5, Sky Sports, Flextech, Cartoon Network) and platforms (Sky, Virgin, UPC, BT).

He led the sale of Two Way Media to Virgin Media and a leading private equity group. Jean was also an early angel investor in Atom Shockwave, later sold to Viacom for US$200 million. Jean is Partner, UAF and is also the member of the Investment Committee of the Fund.
Jean de Fougerolles
Jean de Fougerolles

Jean de Fougerolles

Partner, UAF

London
Jean has over 20 years’ experience working in media and technology businesses. After obtaining his MBA from INSEAD, he became Head of Distribution for MTV Europe out of its London office. Jean then started working at Two Way Media, a pioneer in cross-platform digital technology, games and content, where he became CEO and structured partnership deals with many leading content owners (Big Brother, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, X-Factor, Deal or No Deal, Test the Nation), broadcasters (BBC, ITV, C4, C5, Sky Sports, Flextech, Cartoon Network) and platforms (Sky, Virgin, UPC, BT).

He then led the sale of Two Way Media to Virgin Media and a leading private equity group. Jean was also an early angel investor in Atom Shockwave, later sold to Viacom for US$200 million. In the Fund, he will be the UK face and responsible for deal flow.

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