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Dr John Cavill DBA, MA, ADipC, CDir, FIoD, FCIM
Founder & CEO

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Following early career experience in electronic engineering, sales and marketing and the IT industry, John founded Logical Networks Plc, a UK networking services business funded by 3i plc. In 1997 the company was acquired by Datatec Limited (a Johannesburg Stock Exchange Top 40 public company) having grown the business over nine years at a 55% CAGR to £50 million in annual sales. John subsequently became a main Board director with responsibility for European acquisitions and business development. In 2000 John left Datatec to found Intermezzo Ventures Limited.

John holds a DBA in Growth Entrepreneurship from Henley Business School, University of Reading, an MA in Company Direction from Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University and an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consulting from Henley Business School. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Director, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Chartered Marketer. In 1995 John received an EFER (European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Research) award as ‘one of Europe’s Top 500 Dynamic Entrepreneurs’ and in 1998 was nominated by 3i plc for the ‘FT/Cartier Venturer of the Year Award’. John is a Visiting Executive Fellow at Henley Business School, where he conducted doctoral research into the Characteristics of High-Growth Entrepreneurial Teams. John is also a Henley Certified Coach and an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow at Cass Business School, City University London.

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