Jessica Liew

Co-founder and CEO

Jess has over 10 years’ experience working in private equity and consulting with a focus on value creation. She started her career in Los Angeles, California working in restructuring as part of Chief Restructuring Officer teams working with clients such as American Apparel, Pacific Sunwear of California (PacSun), and Corinthian Colleges. After moving to the UK, she segued her experience to working with private equity clients and has worked with funds including EQT and TPG. Having worked with clients on value generating business plans and initiatives to drive the bottom line of portfolio companies.

Over the course of her career, Jess had grown frustrated at how businesses didn’t have the time or resources to be able to navigate their data environment, and their bottom line would suffer as a result. She saw the opportunity to use technology to bring the strategic insights she employed to the masses.

In her spare time, Jess enjoys practicing yoga to maintain sanity as a startup founder. She has also completed her 200 yoga teacher training. Jess is passionate about contributing her time to charities and has volunteered with Age UK, orphanages in Bali, Indonesia as well as Chrysalis in Los Angeles. Jess also enjoys horseback riding (cross country and show jumping) and surfing in her spare time. She has surfed in over 10 different countries and is excited about riding the current wave with Intriq!

Sam Leighton

Co-founder and CTO

Sam started his career at JP Morgan Chase where he learned about how data influences every aspect of larger organisations. After building banking infrastructure systems, he dived into the world of AI, as a founding engineer for a VC-backed startup, where he built commodity price prediction AI software.

Throughout his career, Sam has gained insights into how data interpretation can influence a business’s trajectory. At Intriq, he combines his technical expertise in AI software engineering with a solid grasp of product and business strategies. This blend of skills enables Sam to assist businesses in navigating their data environments more effectively, helping them make informed decisions for their future.

In his spare time, Sam enjoys running, weightlifting and snowboarding. He is currently training for a tough mudder, which he says can feel a lot like solving software bugs!