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Barnaby Lashbrooke

'Why following the rules isn't always good for you'

Barnaby is the founder and CEO of Time etc – a Virtual Assistant service offering time-poor entrepreneurs and professionals the ability to access skilled assistants for their evolving needs. Time etc works with 600 freelance Virtual Assistants around the world and has handled more than 1.3 million assignments to date, achieving 275% year-on-year growth last year.

Barnaby started his first business – web hosting company SupaNames – when he was 17 and turned a £150 investment into more than 24,000 customers, eventually selling it to Pipex plc in a multi-million pound exit deal. Barnaby has invested in several start-ups and mentored many more. He is passionate about harnessing the combined power of psychology and automation to overcome business challenges.

Twitter - @blashbrooke