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Some of our shiny happy attendees

Lighthouse Labs Ltd.

Matt Keon

Co-Founder at 18 Feet & Rising

Iain Millar

Head of Innovation at Rufus Leonard

Tom Jefferies

Senior Manager, Deloitte Italia

Simon Carr

Joint Head Of Strategy & Planning at M2M

Liz Pavitt

Board Director at Rubber Republic


Supa Academy

Maria Tanjala

Co-Founder at Big Couch

Tom Goodwin

Creative Researcher X marks the spot

Robert Norum

Marketing Consultant


Patrick Bergel

Founder at Chirp.io


Jonathan Green

Creative Technology Director, Jonny Green

Brett Macfarlane

Director at Door Global

Syd Nadim

Exec. Chairman and Founder

Andrew Missingham

Co Founder at Ben&Andrew Ltd.

Pip Jamieson

Founder and CEO at www.the-dots.co.uk

Matt Dibben

Founder FirstDibbs


Noel Lyons

Director of Digital Design Barclays

Alistair Campbell

Creative Director at Guardian Labs

Caroline Pay


Hugh Garry

Director at Storythings

Sadie Bell

Life Sorter & Officer of Time (Virtual Assistant)

Hannah Mirza

Global Head Media Partnerships at MediaCom

Seeker Industries

Simon McEvoy

Founder & Head of Strategy at Three Point Zero


Martin Jon Adolfsson

Senior Creative at Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Tom Hares

European Managing Director, TBWA/Media Arts Lab

Dharmesh Raithatha

Product Partner at Forward Partners

Pete Marcus

Director, Harvard PR

Rose Van Orden

Head of Effectiveness & Planning Director at St Luke's


Head of Strategy, McCann London

Cristian Cussen

Ewen Sturgeon

CEO DigitasLBi International

Luke Farrell

Head of Creative LiquidThread, Starcom Mediavest

Ian Aslett

Digital Strategist at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Ryan Hall

Managing Director, Nice Agency

Quincy Curry

VP - Technical Product Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Joe Williams

Account Director, MaxusGlobal

Franki Goodwin

Creative Director (Digital) Saatchi & Saatchi

Vinay Gupta

Venture Capitalist

Rachel Yoes

Senior Strategist at BBH London

Jo Lowndes

Senior Strategist - Innovation Rufus Leonard

Anna Dahlström

Founder Glimt.it

Muhammad Dadu

Full Stack Developer at This Place

Matthew Robinson

Group Development Director The Moment

Seb Worbs

Product & Technology Manager Experian Consumer Services

Caroline Whaley

Managing Director at Tiger for a Day

Daniel Lancioni

Head of Affiliates at Mediacom


Alex Silcox

Managing Director - Integrated Creative Services at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Alastair Cotterill

Creative Lead, EMEA at Instagram

Tony Spong

Managing Partner at AAR Group

Ben Lee

Associate at The Garage Soho

Ed Elworthy

Creative Brand Marketer



Kelly Wright

Founder at Company of Wild Things



Natasha Lytton

Head of Marketing and Communications at Seedcamp

Zena Bruges

Founder at Zena Bruges Consulting

Mark Cramphorn

Chief Operating Officer, Europe EDC Group in Europe


Raphaël Mazet

CEO at Alice.si

Karen Boswell

Interactive Lead at adam&eveDDB

Andy Porteous

Senior Marketing and Digital business Leader

Mike Clear

Head of Production at ZenithOptimedia Group

James Schad

Founder at We Grow Startups

Dan Thwaites

Chief Strategy Officer Tug

Tyrone Hannick

Head of Digital at Mother


The Backscratchers

Jon Williams

Chief Creative Officer, Grey EMEA

Joanna Birch

Strategist at MullenLowe London

Anthony Hill

Industry Head, Creative Agency Partnerships at Google


Lucy Jameson

Former CEO of Grey London

Glen Drury

Chief Commercial Officer Blippar

Christopher Anandan

Tech & Innovation Associate Director at MediaCom

Laurence Thomson

Co President & Chief Creative Officer at McCann

Samantha Giles

Global Managing Partner at Ogilvy & Mather


Robert Rankin

Product Manager at Government Digital Service

Olivia Silcock

Product Innovation at Telefonica


Louisa Heinrich

Founder Superhuman

Agathe Guerrier


Mary Nygugen

Content Director, Moo.com

Lizzie Shupak

Head of Innovation at DigitasLBi

Dan Hocking

Head of Integrated Operations at Leo Burnett

The Tab

Magnus Djaba

Chief Executive Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi

Sue Gurner

Executive Producer/Production Director at EARN

Claire Hynes

Managing Partner at Mr President

Asaf Levy

Director, Product Development & Innovation at Regus

Katrien De Bauw

Chief Operating Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi

CODEC - Content Intelligence

Christos Savvides

Senior Digital Producer at 4Creative (Channel 4)

James Kirk

Global Project Director at Creative Social Global

Nikki Wilkinson

Digital Strategy Director at St Luke's London

William Connibear

Business Director, BBH Zag

Max Kennedy

Strategist Director (Freelance) Lewis Moberly

Nick Parnell

Partner & Head of Client Services at DF London

Technology Will Save Us

Ben Curwood

Founder & CEO at Designtalent

Carl Cahill

Creative Director, CDD

Cristiana Camisotti

CCO at EDITED, we're hiring! Previously co-founded Silicon Milkroundabout, SMR Scotland and The Round

Hester Bloch

Independent Marketing Consultant

Marie Deery

Head of Account Management Saatchi & Saatchi London

Daniel Robey

Founder and CEO at Think Jam


David Bomphrey

Interim at Zurich - Senior Marketing Consultant

Christina Totty

Head of Innovation

Dan Beasley

Founder, Puzzle

Emteq Ltd

Nick Farnhill

Founder and Managing Partner at Poke

Pip Hulbert

Chief Operating Officer at Wunderman UK

Anna Dahlström

Founder Glimt.it


Andy Sandoz

Creative Partner - Havas Work Club

John Comprido

Planning Director Karmarrama


Anjali Ramachandran

Head of Innovation at PHD UK

Malcolm Green

Creative Partner, Green Cave People

Sarah Ellis Davies

Director of Marketing Innovation

Deb Hennessy

Tech Investor, Marketing and Business Development Director

Vincenzo Annunziata

Global Creative Strategy Director at Joule


Martin Hollywood

Lead Creative Technologist Razorfish

Paul Thomas

Head of Marketing at EE (part of BT Group)


Andrew Sanders

Commercial Director for NPD at Time Inc. UK

Matt Locke

Director, Storythings

Bea Tartsányi

Innovation and Design

Natalie Graeme

Former MD at Grey London

Jessie Brinton

Writer, editor, cultural strategist at Freelance

Jim Coleman

CEO We Are Social

Robin Charney

Director, Digital and Innovation AAR


Tim Johns

Partner at Change Agency

Rob Bye

Design Founder of Availo

Pj Jones

Nathan Williams

Service Design Director Moving Brands

Masha McConaghy

Founder and CCO at BigchainDB GmbH / ascribe


Drew Burdon

Founder at Blood Global


Mike Gyi

UX Designer at Bridge International Academies

Richard Warren

Senior Account Director at Rufus Leonard

Richard Ascott

Managing Director, Just So


Anna Yakovleva

Vice President at ADV Group

Anu Shah

Corporate Development at BBH

Jonas Altman

Managing Partner at Social Fabric

Simon Bone

Founder At Zoom Labs

Andy Hood

Head of Emerging Technologies at AKQA

Tom Ollerton

Innovation Director, We Are social


Seenit Ltd


Ian Kerrigan

Strategic Partner Blackbook

Sara Tate

Managing Director at Mother

Liviu Babitz

Co-Founder at Cyborg Nest

Ross Farquar

Partner, 101 London

Tom Crossley

Partner at WCRS (and Engine) - Head of Digital

Mariam Asmar

Innovation Director at McCann London

Olga Budnik

Sam Fresco

Head of Innovation and Growth at Bite Global


Marc Curtis

Head of Labs at TMW Unlimited

Ivan Pols

Creative Partner at Truth & Spectacle

Rosie Bardales

Executive Creative Director/Partner at BETC London

Tiffany Philippou

Head of Marketing at Klevio

Hans Helbig

Global Head of Digital Marketing at Reckitt Benckiser

Alex Grieves

Global Associate Strategy Director at Maxus

Marvel App

Maks Kallhed

Founder & Executive Creative Director, The Pop Up Agency

Charlotte Fereday

Experience Strategy & Service Design consultant

Susie Burdekin

Business Coach and Consultant - The Drill Company

Ollie Richardson

Head of Create, OMD International

Nick Foster

Marketing Director,CrowdBnk

Dave Armstrong

Director, Google Brand Studio


Samantha Kay Foster

Design Lead at Adaptive Lab

David Tutin

Senior SEO Specialist at Expedia

Nick Turner

Chief Creative Officer Razorfish and SapientNitro EMEA


Fiona McAnena

Partner Clearhound

Sarah Cutler

Head of Development & Creative Partnerships at Rubber Republic


Darren Henderson

Managing Director, Hysteria Live

Jason Gonsalves

Head of Strategy, BBH

Andrew Fraser

New Business & Marketing Director

Edward Homes

Strategy Director at Stratospheric

David Taylor

Founder & Managing Partner, the brandgym

Phil Barry

Founder of Blokur & Ujo

Jules McKeen

Head of the Marketing Practice - Europe The Talent Business

Jon Wilkins

Chairman, Karmarama

Chris Clarke

Chief Creative Officer International DigitasLBi

Daniel Doherty

Founder & CEO, Grafform

Giles Rhys Jones

Marketing Director what3words

Paul Jacobs

Director at Edelman

Neil Noronha

Business Lead at Karmarama

Lauren Scott

Founder, Scott Ideas

Scape Technologies Ltd

Margarida Fezas Vital

Strategic Partner Manager - Global Partnerships at Telefónica

Kate Owens

Account Director (Digital) Saatchi & Saatchi

Alastair Cole

Chief Innovation Officer at Partners Andrews Aldridge

Laurence Green

Founding Partner, 101 London

Marcus Exall

VP Marketing Student.com

Wendy Aitken

Marketing Excellence Director at Unilever

Liz Wilson

Chief Operating Officer at Karmarama

Sophie Lavender

Director of Consumer Strategy and Operations at Virgin Media

Luke Williamson

Founding Partner, Fabula

Christina Frankopan

CEO at Protozoa

Kerry Glazer

Chief Executive AAR Group

Nils Petter

Creative Director,

Iain Matthews

Chief Strategy Officer at DF London & Partner @ Engine

Jon Hocking

Senior iOS Engineer,The App Business

Lina Davidova

Advisor at ADV

Mark Elwood

Founding Partner, 101 London

Ila De Mello Kamath

Head of Planning at Brothers and Sisters

Seb Timpson

Publishing Director, E-Gaming Review


Gabbi Cahane

Intermittent Investor | Occasional Founder | Episodic Consultant | Habitual Mentor | Frequently Tattooed

Al MacCuish

CCO & Co-Founder at Sunshine

Kouros Roshanzamir

Principal Consultant at KCOM

Liz Stevens

Head of Programme at Collider

Genevieve Wastie

Senior Consultant at Congregation

Ekaterina Steube

Campaign Success Manager at Seedrs

Parul Bavishi

Head of Partnerships & Programme Collider

Niku Banaie

Founding Partner at The Upside

Sophie Dollar

Strategy Consultant Various

John Galpin

Managing Director, Design by Structure


Deborah Hulme

Director, Minerva Engagement

Helen Foulder

Deputy MD at Wieden + Kennedy

Graham Ruddick

CEO Communitize / Digital Doughnut

Ben Poole

Chief Digital Officer, UK at MEC

Jemima Garthwaite

Founder / Partner / Director


Ivor Falvey

Global Talent Planning Director Dentsu Aegis Network

Martin Murphy

Partner at The Talent Business


Jens Bachem

Co-founder & Commercial Lead at Gingersnap

Priya Patel

Digital Strategist, Dentsu Aegis

Barney Worfolk-Smith

Business Director at That Lot


Pete Hamblin

Founder, Monokoto

Troy Norcross

Strategy Director / Principal at SER Associates

Sarah Turner

Director, Turner Hopkins

WizDish Ltd

Sorry As a service


Natasha Billing

Head of Proposition & Trade Marketing at ASOS.com

Victoria Tchoudakov

Head of Growth Marketing EMEA


Ash Amrite

Managing Director (Strategy) at CORD Worldwide

Diana Biggs

Fintech Consultant

Alex Tait

UK & Ireland Media Director, Unilever


Mark Boyd

Founder at Gravity Road


James Denton-Clark

Managing Director, Karmarama

Nick Kendall

Co-founder BRO-KEN

Gideon Kay

Group CIO (Interim) & EMEA CIO at Dentsu Aegis Network

Alexandra Mecklenburg

Client Strategist, Senior Director at Edelman

Ben Carey

Creative Director, Benrik Ltd

Qudini Ltd

Max Askwith

Associate Director at Vizeum

Jacob Wright

Strategy Partner Stay In School

Romilly Martin

Managing Director at Village Underground

Ash Tailor

Brand & Marketing Director at Britvic

Laurence Munday

Founding Partner, dazzleship

Firefly Experience Limited

Greta Van Houtven

Global Head of Marketing, Consumer, Technology and Travel

Thomas Mansbridge

Chief Marketing Officer, Lost Music

Eve Williams

Brand Director at ASOS.com

Harry Harrison

co-founder at MOPHAGY

Pippa Prain

Head of Client Services, Spring Studios

James Burgess

Founder at Squadron Venture Media

Debra Stephens (Ladd)

Director of Marketing and Communications at Fight for Sight

Alex Willimott

Senior Digital Strategist at WCRS London

Ian Howell

Director, Rocket Training


Alexandra Goat

Managing Director at Livity

TRULY Experiences Ltd

Stephen Molloy

SVP Adludio | Digital Marketing | Mobile


Dmitry Korobkov

Founder and Chairman at ADV Group

Jonathan Bartley

Partner at Penningtons Manches LLP

Will Kemble-Clarkson

Strategy Director, Perlin

Josh Bentham

Co-Founder at Mophagy

Damola Timeyin

Strategist, BBH London

Sandra Peat

Head of Strategy, The Moment


Rafe Offer

Founder, SoFar Sounds

Sian Prime

Director, MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship Goldsmiths University

Gavin Conway

Investment Director at ARC - Omnicom Media Group

Tom Quick

Managing Director & Founder, Smesh

Ciprian Cimpan

Jack Horner

Dot Joiner, Joiner of Dots

Christoph Burgdorfer

Technical Director at This Place



Tom Evans

ECD, Various / BleepBleeps

Steven Bennett-Day

Group Executive Creative Director & Global Creative Director for Dove at Havas helia

Jeremy Basset

Head of Unilever Foundry at Unilever

Mark Sinnock

European Group Chief Strategy Officer Havas

Steve Milton

Global Marketing and Communications Leader at Tesco Plc

Will Nicholls

Managing Partner at BBH Sport at BBH London

Steve Price

Founder & Creative Director, Plan B Studio

David Wood

Principal at Delta Wisdom

Dom Boyd

Group Director of Strategy adamandeveDDB

Zlatko Corluka

Creative Planner Byte London

Nick Clement

Co-Founder/Designer at Made Studio/Glug/Availo

Ann Wixley

Creative Director at OMD UK

Simon Callender

Creative Planning Director, Initials Marketing

Robin Grant

Global Managing Director at We Are Social

Mat Morrison

Marketing Strategist, Various

Paul Blundell

Director, Interactive & Innovation at FCB Inferno

Carine (Poot) Bosher

International Digital & Innovation Director at PHD International

Barbara Lippe

Founder & Creator at entreZ

Ainsley Gibson

Media Strategist

Jason Hartley

Founder Cultisan

Caroline Collinson-Jones

Freelance Strategist

Milton Elias

Head of Mobile & Video at News UK

Jason Barrett

Founder Social Talent

Laura Russell

Co-Founder and CPO at Nattr

Matty Peacock

Founder/Partner at x-innovate

Dan Machen

Director of Innovation at HeyHuman Group of Agencies

Shona Mitchell

General Manager at Headspace Inc

Simon Andrews

Founder at Addictive Mobile

Scott Cooper

Partner, The Sandpit Lab

Piero Frescobaldi

Chairman, cofounder at UNIT9, UNIT9 Films and UNIT9 Apps

Mike Islip

Chief Executive Digitas Lbi

Simon Gill

Chief Creative Officer UK & MENA at DigitasLBi

Jack Brough

Creative at Joint London

Jon Ghazi

Managing Director, ARC, an Omnicom Media Group Company

Hoxton Analytics

Adam Bracegirdle

Creative Director at VICE

Shruti Veeramachineni

Senior Art Director,Gravity Road

Tobias Snäll

Creative Lead at +rehabstudio


Ian Crocombe

Head of Gaming & SMB, Creative Shop at Facebook

Nadya Powell

Managing Director, Sunshine

Pablo Marques

Executive Creative Director Possible

Alina Truhina

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Jacqueline Biggs

Strategy Consultant to SME's, Co-Founder at Brand Camp

Elena Radicati

Senior Analyst ARC - Omnicom Media Group

Dylan Wyn Pugh

Founder at Transfrontier Strategy Ltd.


Gemma Greaves

Managing Director at The Marketing Society

Hummingbird Bike

Jack Moolark

Digital/Retail Art Director at 20.20 Limited

Justin Cross

Head of MediaCom Startup & Digital Director @ TED, MediaCom


Rachel Roberts

Marketing Director The Collective (UK)

Christophe Mallet

Co-founder - Business Development & Creative Strategy Exzeb

Ken Valledy

CEO t2b (Tech2Brand) Limited

Kim Guest

CEO - Co Founder at isoshealth

Jordan Fisher

Lead Designer at Designit

Liam Eldert

Product Strategist

Thea Frost

CEO, Somewhat

VChain Technology

Antony Warne

Executive Planning Director AKQA London

Shane Walter

Co-Founder / Director Onedotzero

Tim Sparke

Partner Congregation Partners


Ben Thomas

Head of Broadband Projects at Virgin Media

Toby Allen

Producer at Microsoft HoloLens

Scott Morrison

Founder, The Boom

Rob Kavanagh

Creative Director

George Prest

Founder at Blood Global, Partner at You & Mr Jones

Spencer McHugh

Marketing Director, EE

Aaron Cole

Founding Partner at Common Industry

Pronto Technology Limited

Andrew Kay

Head of Account Management at Wieden + Kennedy

Robin Bresnark

Director of Client Success at buyapowa

Jeremy Ettinghausen

Digital Person at The Internets


Ashley Stockwell

Marketing and Brand Strategy Director/ CMO

Laurence Blanchard

Strategy and Innovation Director at Vizeum Global

Chris Baylis

Freelance Executive Creative Director / Creative Director at Chris and Rich

Olivia Browne

Managing Director at the Martin Agency

Hannah Rothman

Creative Director and Producer - Freelance



Henrik Delehag

Owner at Benrik ltd

Will Grundy

Senior Planner, adam&eveDDB

Matt Boffey

Founder of London Strategy Unit

Sean Patterson

Founder, ZAANG

Lawrence Weber

Managing Partner at Karmarama


Pete Petrella

Creative Partner Blackbook

Justin Cooke

Venture Partner, Northzone

Tom Dunn

Head of Futures MaxusGlobal

Chasity Nao

Start-up Relations Manager at Friday Club London, Social Media Consultant, Founder of Haute Ecology

Ravelin Technology

Adam Powers

Chief Experience Officer at BBH

Peter Cunningham

Marketing at buyapowa

Scrummy Club

Car Throttle

David Erlandsson

Analyst at Spotify

Robert Prevezer


Kovert Designs

Chris Knight

Agency Manager at Squawka


Jenny Smith

Head of Strategy & Planning at Maxus

Richard Johnstone

Consulting Marketeer & Content Strategist The Johnstone Consultancy

Reuben Heller

Freelance Digital Strategy Director, Planner & Consultant

Ege Akpinar

Founder & CEO at Creatd

Ben Hooper

Senior Director - Content Marketing at Edelman

Amit Rai

Co-Founder Coo

Jon Bains

Partner at What & Why

Iqbal Gandham

CMO at Nutmeg

Axel Katalan

Chief Marketing Officer at Pointr

Katz Kiely

Founder and CEO Kiely & Co.

Richard Huntington

Group Chief Strategy Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi

Sam Battams

Head of Technology Innovation at Manning Gottlieb OMD

Graeme Lipschitz

Co Founder at Wonderland Collective

Ryan Gardener

Business Development ManagerARC - Omnicom Media Group


Rose Lewis

Co-Founder at Collider

Angelique Waker

Head of Brand

Graham Wood

Artist & Creative Freelance (Integrated Concept/Creative Direction/Design)

Rob Evans

Director at The App Business

Tom Le Bree

Strategy Partner, RehabStudio

Neil Hurman

Chief Planning Officer at OMD EMEA

Thomas Engebrand

Lead Designer at This Place

Jo Royce

Learning & Development Business Partner, Google EMEA


Peter Dolukhanov

Managing Director at Nice Agency / Group CTO at Karmarama

George Roberts

Sales Manager, KCOM

Simon George

Founding Partner, Dazzleship

Anya Collingwood

Head of Digital Transformation at MediaCom

Big Data for Humans


John Graham

Digital & Mobile Marketing Strategist

Graham Bednash

Director of Consumer Marketing, Google

Ben Matthews

Director at Montfort

Emma Jenkins

CMO sofa.com


Isabela Chick

Head of Business Innovation Telefonica


Daniele Fiandaca

Founder of Mutant and Co-founder of Creative Social & Innovation Social

Till Diestel

Creative Director bei adam&eveDDB

Jamie Qiu

Founder - EY Startup Accelerator

Pernille Raven

Head of Brand Solutions, Crane.TV

Dusan Hamlin

CEO This Place

Tim Grimsditch

Product & Performance Marketing, Spotify


Tia Castagno

Global Head of Innovation & Content, Vizeum

Tom Savigar

Chief Strategy Officer and Partner at The Future Laboratory

Lins Karnes

Digital Transformation, Operations and Production Consultant

Nicolas Roope

Creative Partner / Co-founder Poke



Tanya Hamilton-Smith

Business Development Director at Quintessentially Group

Yan Elliot

Creative Partner, Lucky Generals


Christopher Hogg

Freelance Strategy Consultant

Nick Armitage

Operations Partner at Nonsense London

Dirk van Dooren

Conceptual and Creative Leadership


Chris Bovill

CD at Fallon London

Charles Pym

Managing Partner at Saatchi & Saatchi

Hannah Matthews

Managing Partner, Karmarama

Matt Desmier

Founder at Silicon Beach


Loyalty Lion

Johanna Campion

Senior Advisor, Bluecrow Capital

James Elias

Marketing Director, UK & Ireland Google

Chris Buckley

Chief Digital Officer

Dominic Pride

Founder and Chief Instigator, The Sound Horizon

Julian Mitchell

CEO Digital Annexe


Raj Samuel

Strategy Director at RT Firefly Ltd

Trouva, by StreetHub


Melanie Mercier

Founder & CEO at Nattr



Paul Blackburn

Founder at Studio Blackburn

Gavin White

Founder & Creative Director Shuffle

Jenny Howard

Head of Strategy at Sunshine


Robert Doubal

Co-President and CCO McCann London

Squirrel Financial Wellbeing

Alexandra Connerty

Community Manager at Collider

Jo Little

Business Engagement Director Orange Bus

Tim Checkley

Senior App Strategist, The App Business

Richard Fearn

Director at the Friday Club London and early stage tech investor

Jason DaPonte

Innovation Manager at Transport for London

Tracey Follows

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at The Future Laboratory

Michael Woodley

Director of Consumer Products at Intrasonics

Daianna Karaian

Founder and Chief Executive at Thoughtful

Ainsley Gibson

Media Strategist

Guido Rosales

Europe Group Integrated Marketing Director at The Coca-Cola Company

Toby Gunton

Head of Innovation, OMD UK

Kristian Gough

Owner at Incite

Heather Nolan

Account Manager, Design by Structure

Will Abbott

Marketing Director, Hiscox UK&I

Flo Heiss

Founder at Studio Heiss

Dojo App

Brandwatch Peerindex

Matt Groves

Managing Director, Digital at Edelman


Joe Rider

Head of Insight and Analytics at Text100

Hannah Blake

Business Development Lead, Founders Factory

Jason Binks

Founder Diverted Traffic

Jon Barnes

Partnership Director at Hyper Island

Hugo Feiler

Founder / CEO at Alpha Century

Jag Singh

Tech investor, entrepreneur, political adviser/strategist

Holly Day

Founding Partner at Congregation Ltd

Divya Gandhi

Tech & Innovation Director at M2M

Relative Insight

Charlie McWilliams

Account Director at Kaper

Stephanie Feeney

Director of Strategy at 72andSunny

Tom Salmon

CEO at The Bakery

Andre Le Masurier

Group Creative Director, Brand Studio EMEA at Google London

Matthew Kershaw

Director, Content iris Worldwide

Blane Chapman

Social Media Specialist at Oakley

Jen Black

Managing Partner at Fabula London

Tim Polder

Strategy DBB

Tom Chant

Head of Customer Innovation at Telefónica UK

John Allison

Head of 4Creative, Channel 4

Damian Hamp-Adams

CEO at Rocketseed Limited

Matt Rhodes

Head of Digital Strategy WCRS

Blake Cuthbert

Chief Digital Officer at OMD EMEA


Seb Royce

Co-Founder at Kindeo

Alan Gleeson

VP of Marketing

Brad Fairhead

Partner at 18 Feet and Rising

Zach Bishop

Creative Director at We Are Ignition

Justin Cross

Head of MediaCom Startup & Digital Director @ TED

Brian Condon

Founder/Partner at x-innovate

Tomáš Ruta

Growth Marketeer at Founders Factory

Mel Exon

CEO at Sunshine

Richard Helyar

Founder, Goldstone

Emmie Faust

Freelance Marketing and Business Consultant



Simon Gunning

Chief Operating Officer, Yubl Ltd

Michael Veitch

Co Founder of C U B - A Moving Content Co.

Matthew Cook

Head of Nurture JCDecaux

Piers Taylor

Managing Partner, vizeum UK

William Mace

Innovation Karmarrama

Ben Zoll

Senior Planner at Karmarama

Paul Bay

founder of citizenbay & citizenbrand

Sofar Sounds

Nuno Martins

XMP Planning Manager, Brand at OMD UK

Josh Akmens

Talent Director at 72andSunny

Dave Birss

Demystifying Creativity, the Drum


Gideon Simeloff

Partner and Chief Operations Officer at Sunshine

Gabor Szalatnyai

Creative Technologist at 72andSunny NL

Stephen Horner

Associate Creative Director, Rehab Studios

Rory Mounsey-Heysham

Tom Szekeres

Founder & Director at This Here

Will Hodge

Head of Planning at Karmarama

Jon Carney

Chief Digital Officer, McCann Worldgroup EMEA

Iain Tait

ECD, Wieden + Kennedy

Charlotte Stone

Freelance Planning Director at mcgarrybowen London

Mans Tesch

Chief Strategy Officer, CP+B Scandinavia

Adam Lotz

Integrated Partner & Head of Engagement Planning at JWT

Michael Johnston

Innovation Consultant at Various

Sid McGrath

Owner and Chief Strategy Officer, Karmarama

Gemma Phelan

Founder and Director DigitalBinx

Dean Johnson

Head of Innovation at Brandwidth

We Got POP Ltd

Mark Malone

Founder at Constent

Robin Skidmore

CEO at Destined

Adah Parris

Mentor Manager at Friday Club London

Gideon Bullock

Director of Product Design


Jonathan Trimble

CEO, 18 Feet & Rising

Juliette Hughes

Creative Consultant at EARN

Ruth Barnett

Director of Comms & Chief of Staff, Second Home

Alex Dunsdon

Director @ SAATCHiNVEST and Co-founder @ The Bakery

Daniel Evans

Creative Director at All Together Now @ The &Partnership

Vicky Garfitt

Digital Marketing Manager, B&Q

Andy Shanks

Head of Production and Founder at Ideas Made Digital

Amy Garrett

Head of Client Service at Droga5 Europe

Nigel Sharrocks

Chairman, Advisor and Angel Investor at Various

Jody Orsborn

Founder of The Backscratchers

Powr of You

David Johnston

Founder, Accept & Proceed

Gemma Knox

Head of Business Growth at Sunshine

William Corke

Director, Corke Wallis

Mike Evans

Co-Founder, Seene

Matt Smith

Co-founder & Director, The Viral Factory

Antony Warne

Executive Planning Director AKQA London


Besse Gardner

Planning Director, EMEA at TBWAMedia Arts Lab


Ross Haddow

Senior Innovation Brand Manager, Diageo

Matt Drew

UK Lead at Countly

Rob Mosley

Creative Partner Nonsense London

Saher Sidhom

Founder, Hackmasters

Daredevil Project (Duel)


Justin Billingsley

Worldwide Chief Operating Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi


Dilip Shukla

Co Founder Samba Networks

Laurence Mundy

Founding Partner, Dazzleship

Daniel Bambach

Experience Planner

Mark Wright

Agile Delivery Consultant

Daljit Singh

Principal Director - Design Strategy Lead for Europe & Latin America, Fjord


Cameron Worth

Founder of SharpEnd. Internet of Things agency

Zinnia Harris

Head of Consultancy at EARN

James Parton

Director of Twilio Europe, Twilio

Abraham Abbi Asefaw

Founder, Director at The Pop Up Agency

Florence Ospici

Group Account Director at We Are Social

Felix Morgan

Senior Strategist & Innovation Lead Livity

Daniel Joseph

Founder, Strategy Director at The App Business

Laura Jordan Bambach

Creative Partner at Mr President

Mark Evans

Marketing Director at Direct Line Group


Mark Maddox

Director of Social Seven

Benjamin Lickfett

Head of Digital Innovation at Diageo

Denise McQuaid

Director - Innovation & Service Design at Comotion Consulting


Ben Gallagher

Co Founder at Ben&Andrew Ltd


Rick Williams

Group Director, Business Transformation, R/GA

Jourik Migom

VP, Digital Product Strategy at Endava

Dino Burbidge

Director of Innovation and Technology, WCRS

Helen Platt

Director at Helen Platt Ltd

Craig Andrew Hughes

Corporate Development Director, Unruly ®

Alex Kirkpatrick

Managing Partner at Incite

Juliette Du Viver

Group Digital Strategy Director, Blue 449

James Scroggs

Founder, House of Opportunity (Hoop) Music

Neil Godber

Head of Planning at JWT

Sofar Sounds

Chris Kreinczes

Managing Director, Springwise

Paul McEntree

Founder, Mc&T Communications

Clive Daley

Director at mdj2 associates


David Stevens

Head of Strategy at London Strategy Unit

Jamal Benmiloud

Chief Creative Officer of EARN

Jamie Robertson

Group Board Director at The Communication Group

Diana Christina Bang

Strategic Account Director at EDITED

Richard Giddings

Head of New Product Development at Time Inc. UK

Matt Wells

The Brains at The Friday Club

Nick Jenkins

Marketing Partnerships and Ecosystem Development at Facebook and Instagram UK

Sam Coniff

Chairman, Livity

Dan Calladine

Head of Media Futures at Carat Global Management

Big Couch

Sandie Dilger

Senior Strategist at 101 London

Christopher Towl

Senior Product Manager at Xaxis

Lulu Skinner

Group Account Director on Nike at AKQA

Tom Richards

Senior Account Director, We Are Social

Rachel Lawlan

Strategy Consultant London Strategy Unit

Barrie Brien

Group Chief Executive of Creston plc

How to get involved

We like to think that what makes a FCL event special is the talent & experience of our members, both our mentors and the entrepreneurs. It’s why we spend so much time hunting down the country’s most talented to join us. If you back yourself and your talents then please read on about how you can get involved.

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What's it all about?

You’re all busy people so let’s start with the short answer.

The Friday Club London was set up to help boost the success rates of London’s start-ups by getting better access to marketing professionals.


Who makes this happen?

Matt Wells

The Brains at The Friday Club

Richard Fearn

Director at the Friday Club London and early stage tech investor

Chasity Nao

Start-up Relations Manager at Friday Club London, Social Media Consultant, Founder of Haute Ecology



Here’s what some lovely people said when we stood over them looking scary

A smart mentoring model where innovative and creative professionals solve real problems in novel ways. I suspect it’s actually an innovative undercover ‘reverse’ mentoring scheme fuelled by high-octane smarts and a healthy dose of playfulness.

Brett McFarlane

Director, ustwo

The Friday Club is a unique opportunity.The calibre of the mentors was unprecedented. They helped us redefine our value proposition and messaging in relation to big business and potential partners from a first-mover advantage standpoint.

Chris Sheldrick

Co-Founder of What3Words