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Hercules Fisherman

Advisor London, United Kingdom, GB

CxO and Co Founder: Foodity, Lectrio, 3dScanbot , Ginicam, Painter, Futurist, Speaker, Mentor, Tech Architect

CxO and Co Founder: Foodity, Lectrio, 3dScanbot , Ginicam, Painter, Futurist, Speaker, Mentor, Tech Architect

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Involved In


Constant Commerce
Dr. Voxx


Amoo Venture Capital Advisory
The Founder Institute
Bathtub 2 Boardroom
Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator
Amoo Venture Capital Advisory
The School of Communication Arts 2.0


Judge MassChallenge April 2015 - present
Co-founder, Innovation Lead Constant Commerce December 2011 - present
Co-Founder, CIO Dr. Voxx December 2014 - present
Mentor The Founder Institute October 2014 - present
Mentor Cognicity January 2015 - present
Advisory Board Member Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence July 2014 - present
Blogger TechChangers September 2014 - present
Mentor Bathtub 2 Boardroom June 2014 - present
Co-Founder 3dScanbot September 2013 - present
Co-Founder - Innovation Lead Lectrio May 2012 - present
Mentor Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator May 2013 - present
Mentor oxygenaccelerator December 2011 - present
CIO Ginicam Ltd 2012 - present
Speaker Opal Financial Group September 2013 - present
CTO RTSPediA May 2013 - present
CEO HerxAngels 2012 - present
Director Skillwizz March 2013 - present
Advisor Amoo Venture Capital Advisory January 2012 - present
Artist in residence Paradice Wildlife Park April 2012 - present
CEO Jatrobot November 2011 - present
Mentor Seedcamp August 2011 - present
Mentor The School of Communication Arts 2.0 2010 - present
Contributing Artist Onuart Foundation October 2015 - November 2015
Intrim CTO WatchFit July 2014 - October 2014
Judge Startup Weekend March 2013 - March 2013
Consultant NHS/HL7 March 2010 - November 2012
Consultant TGF-IT December 2010 - September 2012
Judge 3daystartup May 2012 - May 2012
Judge Web Summit March 2012 - March 2012
Founding CTO Fizzback Group March 2005 - October 2011
Consultant Duedil November 2010 - July 2011
Consultant - intrim CTO dressipi January 2010 - April 2010
UK Technology Mission Delegate Harvey Nash 2010 - 2010
SIS (Stuff Information System) Review – Technical Architect BAA August 2004 - December 2004
Consultant Network Rail July 2004 - August 2004
Senior Developer and designer Nexlink June 2002 - July 2004
Senior Developer ANAM Wireless Network January 2000 - March 2002
Senior Developer and Technical Director ESAT Telecom (BT now) December 1997 - December 1999
Senior Developer & Consultant Internet Ireland April 1995 - 1997
Publisher Fisherman Studio May 1984 - December 1991
Artist in Residence FRIDGE NIGHT CLUB April 1984 - November 1989


The University of Sheffield GATE Summer School on Text and Web Mining 2009 - 2009
Vignette Village CMS- Content Managment System 2004 - 2004
Oracle-Dublin DBA-8 1999 - 1999
Vignette portals 1999 - 1999
Microtec - Middlesex Design, computing, object oriented programming, C++, Java 1992 - 1993
Middlesex University Computing in Design 1991 - 1992
London College of Printing - London Screen Printing and Design techology 1982 - 1983
Croydon College of Art & Design - Croydon Fine Art 1978 - 1982

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Hercules is an Artist, Technologist, Mentor, Publisher, Speaker, Startup Evangelist and Serial Entrepreneur.

He studied Fine Art at Croydon College, Printing at LCP. obtained a Masters from Middlesex Uni. and was a pupil of celebrated artist Bruce McLean.

Hercules was CTO of the award winning Fizzback; the first massively scalable customer intelligence analysis platform. That was sold to Nice Systems for $88m in 2010.

He is involved with Foodity, Watchfit, Lectrio, 3dscanbot and in various capacities as CxO, Investor and Co-founder.

He has years of experience at board level and has worked with businesses in arts, publishing and technology. He is adept at strategy, fundraising, product development, agile methodology and team building.

He regularly organises and curates events. Hercules has held artist residencies at DeFabrik Eindhoven , the Fridge Nightclub and Paradise Wildlife Park. He is an accomplished portrait painter and his works include HRH Crown Prince Alexander II undertaken at the Royal Palace- Belgrade 2013.

He has exhibited internationally including: Swiss Cottage Gallery, OTA-Berlin, Arthouse Dublin, Edinburgh Festival, Barbican, Riverside Studios and in private collections.

His media work and coverage includes mainstream recognition from Channel 4 TV, Timeout, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Evening Standard, Arts Review, Harpers & Queen, The Face and Arts Monthly. He has also made TV and film appearances ; was featured in London Kills Me (1991) - Hanif Kureishi. He launched Our Wonderful Culture at the Groucho Club and ran an arts club with events that included Vivienne Westwood and Ed T-Pole.

Our Wonderful Culture and Lovely-Jobly, featured both established artists and writers such as Gilbert & George, Richard Hamilton, Yoko Ono and Bill Bryson; alongside upcoming talents. The LJ interview of Lucian Freud and Leigh Bowery was syndicated in the Sunday Independent -91.

Named in Top100 influencers in the digital industry in 2013.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Areas i can add value is in Strategy, Tech, Recruitment, Finance, Team Building, Company Structure

As an Advisor

Depends on the level of involvements and help needed.
I have helped number of entrepreneurs in stress, in the end it is about experience and knowing where and how to fix things

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Paul Dowling
They're my friends  •  CEO, Dreamstake. Previously Founder, MindStream.
He is very experienced with startups
Iwein Fuld
We worked together  •  Developer via StarterSquad, ZorgDomein Nederland B.V. and Founder and Hacker, StarterSquad.
Herx has seen a lot of the startup world and knows how to focus his energy. When working with one of the startups Hercules backed I was plea ... santly surprised with how well he worked with the team and listened to individual developers. I've got some gems of great advise along the way.
Ghazaleh Koohestanian
They're my friends  •  Founder/ CEO, Re2you Inc.. Previously Consultant, Google Family.
hercules is a artist in the way he is involved in projects- creativ and genius in building his visions

Stefano L. Tresca
We worked together  •  40% Angel 40% Mentor 20% Lawyer, iSeed Ltd and Managing Partner, T&Partners - Tax and Law Firm.
He is analytical and pays special attention to details, has helpful insight on projects and products. His strong background in development a ... nd programming is a real plus which can stand out.

Iwein Fuld
We worked together  •  Developer via StarterSquad, ZorgDomein Nederland B.V. and Founder and Hacker, StarterSquad.
he has breadth of skills in areas of application development, Natural Language Processing, and advanced techniques paramount to the needs of ... such projects.