Dominic Jacquesson

Dominic Jacquesson

VP Insight, Index Ventures

Across Index Ventures’ portfolio of 160+ startups, Dominic works with founders on talent-related issues. This includes building leadership teams, international expansion, compensation, culture, and org design.

Dominic has published three books on scaling startups: Expanding into Europe, Expanding to the US, and Rewarding Talent — the playbook for European entrepreneurs using stock options. His web app, OptionPlan, has become the go-to resource for designing startup stock option plans.

Before joining Index in 2012, Dominic twice served as a chief operating officer, in both New York and London. He has first-hand experience scaling companies, building teams, managing international operations, and steering company culture through periods of growth, crisis, M&A, and public listings. Dominic’s passion for data drives his decision-making. He has a Masters in organisational psychology from Oxford.

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