Brent Hoberman

Brent Hoberman
  • Executive Chairman
    Mydeco

In 2009, Brent Hoberman co-founded PROfounders Capital, an early-stage fund backed by entrepreneurs for digital entrepreneurs. He is also Founder and Chairman of mydeco.com, the online interiors site, and Chairman of made.com, a direct-from-factory consumer crowd-sourced homewares retailer in the UK. Alongside PROfounders Capital, he recently joined the board of easyCar.com. Hoberman co-founded lastminute.com in April 1998. He was CEO from its inception and the team took the company to profit and gross bookings of over US$ 2 billion. Hoberman is a Governor of University of the Arts College London, serves on the ICA Council and is a Non-Executive Board Director of Guardian Media Group, TalkTalk and Time Out Group. He also sits on the Digital Advisory Board, is a Senior Adviser to Lepe Partners and a UK Business Trade Ambassador. In 2005, Hoberman co-founded Founders Forum, a series of annual global events for the leading entrepreneurs of today and the rising stars of tomorrow, which currently take place in Rio, London, New York City and Mumbai.