Dr Vivian Chan

CEO & Co-Founder of Sparrho

Dr. Vivian Chan is CEO & Co-Founder of Sparrho, a London-based startup blending expert curation and machine learning to democratise science. Users from over 150 countries use Sparrho to stay on top of the research that matters to them from over 45,000 sources daily. Vivian has twice been invited to address EU ministers about the importance of open data for innovation, and was selected by MIT Technology Review as one of their 35 Innovators Under 35 in 2017, and by Management Today as one of their 35 Women Under 35 in 2015. Vivian completed her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, after spending a year working in a venture fund in Australia. Vivian is a former President & Chairman of Cambridge University Technology Enterprise Club (CUTEC), and was part of the inaugural Entrepreneur First cohort in 2012.