Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson

CFO at SwiftKey

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Richard Gibson is Chief Financial Officer of SwiftKey, a leading language software business based in London. Richard has played a key role in growing SwiftKey as it has moved from startup status to a becoming market leader in the text input field of the mobile industry. At SwiftKey, he has taken an active lead in the key commercial contracts successfully closed with some of the world’s leading smartphone and tablet manufacturers. He has also overseen SwiftKey’s operational expansion across London, Asia and the West Coast of the U.S. Richard has also been leading on the investment rounds including the $17.5m Series B round which included leading VCs Index Ventures and Octopus Ventures. Previously Richard worked in a leading UK Private Equity investment business for nine years and is an experienced SME director focussing upon growing businesses across a range of sectors including healthcare, IT services, software, and leisure sectors.