Steve Crossan

Venture Partner



At Deepmind, Steve led the Product team responsible for putting DeepMind’s technology into Google – from data centre optimization to Google Assistant, autonomous vehicles and protein folding.  He joined DeepMind after almost ten years at Google working on the Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Search product teams.

As well as advising Riverlane, Steve is VP of AI at GSK and a Venture Partner at firstminute capital focusing on AI and Deep Tech. In 2011, during the Arab Spring, he launched speak2tweet to open access to social media when the internet was cut off in several countries. Before all this he left a Ph.D. in AI at Sussex unfinished to start a series of startups including Runtime Collective which later became