Piers Linney is an entrepreneur and investor with experience across a range of sectors including technology, media converged communications, and additive manufacturing. He is the Founder and CEO of Moblox, a next generation technology, communications and business tools platform for UK small business owners. Services include Moblox Mobile is the UK’s first mobile service built for small business owners on the UK’s #1 network to make mobile better, cheaper, simpler and more flexible. Piers is well-known as a champion of entrepreneurship and SMEs and is a regular media commentator.
Piers is probably best known as a former Dragon investor on BBC 2’s Dragons’ Den and from Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire. He has a professional background as a qualified lawyer specialised in venture capital and in M&A investment banking at Credit Suisse and was a non-executive director of the UK government’s development bank, British Business Bank during the roll-out of the £90bn Covid-19 business support loan schemes. Piers has been recognised as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential Black Britons and in 2020 he was recognised as one of the UK’s top 20 Ethnic Minority Executives. Piers is a member of Sky’s Diversity Advisory Council.