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Sebastian Peck
Managing Director, InMotion Ventures at Jaguar Land Rover

Profile

Sebastian Peck is Managing Director of InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm.

Sebastian started his career at the Boston Consulting Group and later joined the TMT advisory team of UBS Investment Bank, providing corporate finance services for telecoms, media and technology clients.

Since 2010, Sebastian has been involved in early-stage technology businesses as an investor and operator. As co-founder and CFO / COO of Digital Science, a fast-growing provider of scientific software, he successfully built a business with corporate backing from the ground up. He also established Digital Science as a leading corporate VC, developing its signature investment approach and completing more than fifty early-stage transactions.

Sebastian joined Jaguar Land Rover in December 2016. Under his leadership, InMotion Ventures has become one of the most active corporate-backed VCs in the mobility space, completing investments in 17 companies and delivering 3 exits. InMotion Venture’s portfolio currently comprises 14 portfolio companies including Voyage, which develops self-driving vehicles, Urgently, a leading digital roadside assistance provider, By Miles, a fast-growing pay-per-mile insurance provider, Transit, North America’s leading multi-modal journey planner, and outdoor adventure platform Fatmap. Sebastian also developed the concept for on-demand car booking service THE OUT, launching the business in 2018 and overseeing the first phase of its growth to £1.0m+ in revenues. Since April 2020 Sebastian is solely focused InMotion’s investment arm, preparing it for its next stage of growth.

Sebastian holds an MA in History from the University of Cambridge, an MSc with Distinction in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from London Business School. He is married and lives with his wife and daughter in South-West London.

Agenda Sessions

  • How is the Data Explosion Changing the Automotive Industry?

    14:45