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George Burgess

Director of Innovation, The Telegraph | Chairman, EdTech Exchange

George Burgess was the Founder of Gojimo, the UK’s most popular app for exam preparation used by 1 in 3 exam takers, which was acquired by The Telegraph Media Group in 2017.

Listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Consumer Technology, Burgess is only 25 years old and originally founded Gojimo when he was just 17.

Burgess dropped out of his undergraduate degree at Stanford University to pursue the company full time in 2013 and raised over $3 million in seed capital from the likes of Index Ventures and the Innocent Drinks founders.

Burgess now works as the Director of Innovation for the Telegraph and is Chairman of EdTech Exchange - Europe's largest community of edtech founders.