Advisory Board - John Gilmore

John, Managing Partner at San Francisco-based Hidden Hill Partners,  has over 20 years of executive management and operations experience with high tech consumer electronics and manufacturing companies.

From 2011 to 2013, John held the position of VP of Operations at Nest, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat (acquired by Google in 2014), where he was responsible for the company’s worldwide manufacturing, distribution, installation and service operations.

Prior to joining Nest, John was GM at Sling Media, the digital media company that develops and markets the Slingbox and SlingPlayer technologies. He was a key member of the management team responsible for growing Sling from a startup technology company to being acquired by Echostar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), the Denver based video technology provider.

Before Sling, John worked at Handspring (acquired by Palm) and Iomega Corporation. He also spent 10 years in the strategic and operations consulting practices of Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting, now Accenture.  He has extensive international experience having worked in England, the Netherlands and Australia, before moving to the US in 1994.

John has a BA in Economics from the University of Manchester and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Latest News

Fluxus ventures announces investment into disruptive smart building technology company

(October 4, 2017) – Fluxus Ventures has made an investment into enModus, a UK-based smart building technology company. enModus will use this investment, along with its recently raised £3m Series A, to fuel deployment of its innovative powerline communication technology. Fluxus is excited to support enModus going forward and will work alongside the enModus team as […]

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Latest Press Release

Shopping mall chain invests in powerline communications for IoT lighting

July 21st – Britain’s Intu joins £3 million Series A round in enModus, starts small pilots. Amid all the recent talk about Bluetooth, ZigBee, visible light communications, and Power over Ethernet as communication channels for Internet of Things (IoT) lighting, it’s easy to forget there’s a ubiquitous infrastructure already in place that can also connect […]

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