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Jonathan Lewis

Entrepreneur • Advisor London, United Kingdom, GB

CEO, TruLife Optics and CEO, Colour Holographic limited.

CEO, TruLife Optics and CEO, Colour Holographic limited.

14 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development

Involved In


Aquafuel Research
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein


CEO TruLife Optics May 2014 - present
CEO Colour Holographic limited March 2006 - present
Advisor OREGON May 2004 - present
Head of European mobile telecoms research London Dresdner Kleinwort Benson December 1997 - May 2002
Telecoms Analyst Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW) October 1990 - October 1997


University of Durham Economics 1987 - 1990
Ipswich School Economics 1977 - 1986

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Electrical Engineering
  • • Industrial Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Strategy • Investment Banking • Strategy • Equities • Capital Markets

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Alfred Boyadgis
We worked together  •  Director, founder, FORCITE HELMET SYSTEMS PTY LTD. Previously Director Product Development, Pure Pearl Dental pty ltd.
Willing to push the envelope
Mike Gogan
We worked together  •  Exhibition Consultant, MUSEKO for Museums & Science Centres and Business Development Director, The Virtual Experience Company.
Jonathan has excellent experience at the sharp end of starting up and successfully running his own business. He's also a real pleasure to wo ... rk with, on both a personal and professional level
Sheena King
They're my advisor: other  •  Director, Head of Financial Analysis, LinkStep R&D Tax Services. Previously Chief Financial Analyst, GGTC.
Jonathan approaches everything in business in a calm, sensible manner. He’s a good all-round thinker – his decisions are always sensibl ... e and well thought through.
Paul Mangano
We worked together  •  President, L-3 Communications - Public Safety & Sporting. Previously President, L-3 Communications - EOTech. Harvard grad.
Creative, strategic, bold thinker with a keen business acumen. Technically credilble and persuasive.
Robert Winterton
We worked together  •  Head of Sales, Asset Match Limited. Previously Pan European Sales, Libra Investment Services.
He has helped finance, build, develop and guide a high tech business over the last 10 years.
ed coombs
We worked together  •  Partner, New Hill Management.
Jonathan is a great entrepreneur. He has demonstrated time and again his of backing ideas and the rolling up of his sleeves to see them thro ... ugh to commercial growth. He is honest to himself and others and has a very good nose for all aspects of a business opportunity past, present and future. Loyalty and integrity are also two key qualities he has as a leader and a team player when the chips are down or when success is being achieved. I would want him alongside me in any company as an investor or executive.
Stephen Constable-Maxwell
We worked together  •  Head of Sales, Whitman Howard and Partner, N+1 Singer Capital Markets Ltd /N+1 Singer Advisory LLP.
Smart, focused.
Jaewoo Shin
We worked together  •  Manager / Emerging Technology Scouting & VC Partnership, LG Electronics.
Great Communicator with intelligence.
Andrew Murray-Watson
They're my advisor  •  Founder, Murray-Watson Consulting Ltd. Previously Head of Corporate, Mission Media.
Jonathan identified an opportunity to exploit his company's holographic technology within the rapidly growing wearable augmented reality dev ... ice industry. He has lead his team to create a revolutionary new product, created a branded vehicle to market that product and TruLife Optics is now set to become a globally recognised leader in the field of AR optics.
Paul Rushton
We worked together  •  Head of Commercial Finance & Investor Relations, Betfair. Previously Head of Investor Relations, Betfair.
Jonathan thinks about problems differently to other people which gives unique insights and adds substantial value to his advice.
Jack Hayes
We worked together  •  Founder, Halo Augmented Reality Ltd.
He has identified precisely the required product needed for Augmented reality glasses and wasted no time in developing it and bringing to ma ... rket.
They're my friends
John is open and transparent, resourceful and effective, he's the kind of person you want to deal with.
Simon Hall
We worked together  •  Senior Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory.
Jonathan is very focused. He identifies the critical path and then directs his energy to achieving a step change whist skilfully negotiating ... barriers and pitfalls. He manages all this with a smile and an engaging manner.
Paul Day
We worked together  •  CEO, Aquafuel.
Jonathan is calm, resourceful individual and a good analyst, but above all an clear communicator of ideas and actions needed for success in ... any given situation.

Simon Hall
We worked together  •  Senior Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory.
Simon is one of those rare people who is both scientifically and technically at the top of his game, and also extremely commercially minded, ... making him invaluable as a partner. He is also a delight to work with.