Hercules is an Artist & technologist, mentor, publisher, business intelligence expert, speaker, startup evangelist, and serial entrepreneur in tech, media and publishing.
He studied Fine Art at Croydon Arts College, printing Diploma at LCP, Technology Master at Middlesex Uni, was pupil of celebrated artist Bruce McLean.
Hercules was founding CTO of the award winning Fizzback, the first massively scalable customer intelligence analysis platform. The company was sold to Nice Systems for $88m in November 2010.
He is currently XO – Co-Founder of Foodity, Lectrio, 3dscanbot, Tech City Roadshow.
He regularly organises and curates events in the arts community. He was a regular contributor and performer for the Brixton Poets. Hercules has held artist residencies at DeFabrik Eindhoven , the Fridge night club and Paradise Wild Life Park.
He painted HRH Crown Prince Alexander II at the Royal Palace- Belgrade 2013.
His oeuvres include sculpture, painting, installations and performance art. He has exhibited at events and venues internationally including Paloma7-Barcelona-Spain, Swiss cottage Gallery – Camden Arts , OTA Berlin, Arthouse – Dublin, Edinburgh Festival, Barbican, Riverside Studios as well as in private collections globally.
His media work and coverage includes mainstream recognition from Channel4, Timeout, The Guardian, The Sunday times, The Evening standard, Arts review, Harpers & Queen, the Face, and Arts Monthly. He has also made TV and film appearances and was featured in London Kills me (1991) written and directed by celebrated Hanif Kureishi and interviewed on 01 for London (1990) by Richard Jobson. He launched Our Wonderful Culture at the Groucho Club and ran an arts club at Vic Naylor – Farringdon – events that included Vivienne Westwood and Ed Tudor–Pole.
Our Wonderful Culture and Lovely Jobly, featured an eclectic mix of both established artists and writers such as Gilbert & George, Richard Hamilton, Yoko Ono, Lucian Freud and Bill Bryson; alongside upcoming artists and poets. The LJ cover interview of Lucian Freud and Leigh Bowery became an instant hit and was syndicated in the Sunday Independent Magazine-91.