Hercules is a World No1 Ambidextrous Sumi Painter, 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, and was a 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 Constant.co (formerly Foodity), Lectrio, 3dscanbot, Tech City Roadshow, and HerxFriendsLive. He is also the show host while drawing guests and raising funds for charities and good causes. Check out some of the previous shows on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2OErMMpOpEvn7uSRNtuTHA
Hercules is a regular participant in the arts community, both as a curator and event organizer. He has held artist residencies at DeFabrik Eindhoven, the Fridge Nightclub, and Paradise Wildlife Park. He has also made live Sumi paintings at events and exhibitions all around the world, including appearances at the Venice Biennale and Art Dubai.
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.
Hercules’s media work and coverage include 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.
Join Hercules as he travels the world and continues to inspire with his stunning and unique art forms.