I am a co-founder and CEO of Beyond which was created four and a half years ago with funding from our group parent company Next 15. Together we saw the need for brands to digitally innovate in their marketing, products and services, and to do this through a company built digitally from the ground up, rather than modifying an existing business for purpose. The company has been created through the acquisition and merger of three companies located in the United States and England. We have grown revenues from $1m to $12m in four years.
The pervasiveness of technology and explosion of data sources means that brands can innovate faster with their products and services . My role is to achieve Beyond’s vision within this, manage its growth and investments, as well as to constantly innovate in our own service model. I am responsible for our clients and people across all three offices, San Francisco, New York and London.
I co-founded my first company at the age of 26 which was acquired after three years by a global PR agency. My career has spanned working in advertising through to PR and digital marketing. I am proud to work and have worked with some of the world’s largest and most disruptive brands from Apple, Facebook and Google through to Virgin, Novartis, and GE. I graduated from Leeds University with a degree in Economics and Philosophy.