Founded: April 2013
City Director: Andrew Mortimer
City Moderator: Samad Masood
City Organisers: Priya Arora & Julianne Sloane

Times: Sessions occur from about 6:45 – 9:45 PM. It’s helpful to arrive about 15 minutes early.

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About Us

House of Genius helps strengthen the fabric of London, which represents one of the largest European entrepreneurial centres. In a place teeming with talent, sessions are guaranteed to be a blast.

Upcoming 2019 Sessions

  • Nov 26th
  • Jan TBA
  • Feb TBA

Our London Team


Andrew Mortimer

Andrew is a Commercial Director by trade with 15 years corporate experience up to board level behind him.  He has worked in companies like Mercedes Benz  delivering problem solving processes and policies.  Currently a Management Consultant at eBay, specialising in Automotive. Andrew also mentors a number of early stage businesses through the Virgin Start Up program, he loves the ideation process and is passionate about helping start ups in his community through exciting new initiatives like House of Genius.


Samad Masood

 Samad Masood began his career as a technology journalist, and then became an industry analyst forecasting and predicting IT trends over the first decade of the millennium. He currently runs an innovation accelerator at Accenture that brings start-ups together with the world’s leading banks. Samad grew up in South East Asia but settled in the UK in 1995 when he came to do his degree in Sociology at the University of Surrey. He is a fan of sci-fi novels, computer games and cycling….if ever he finds the time to indulge them.


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