Who are the Experts for Meetdraw 17?
Andrew Henning / CEO – Redweb
CEO and founder of the largest digital agency in the South West, Andrew has been in the design industry for 20 years since gaining a degree at Manchester in the late Eighties. Today, Redweb employs over 80 staff with a turnover in excess of £6 million.
Arabella Lewis-Smith / Joint Founder & Director – Salad Creative
Founder and Director of Salad. Design strategist, facilitator, marketeer, manager, writer, creative spirit, cyclist, lover, hater, mentor, friend. Salad is a full service agency, but mostly we’re a close-knit team of arty nerds who love all things design and digital.
Daniel Smith / Managing Director – Fireworx
Formed Clockworx in 1997, and then went on to form Fireworx in 2009. Evolving the approach to offer creative thinking with straight talking, focused on improving a clients bottom line.
Clients worked for include: Vodafone, L’Oreal, Mothercare, Sony, Harveys, KnowHow, Barclays, Cargo and BrightHouse.
David Ford / Chief Executive – Bright Blue Day
Chief Exec of BrightBlueDay, Chairman of Customers Really Matter, Marketing Director of Silicon Beach Business Angels, Meetdraw Butcher.
Graduated from Bath University, joined Unilever as a marketeer, moved into advertising with JWT and BBDO before going integrated with BBD. Passionate about digital and ideas, make every second count personally and professionally.
Duncan Cook / Managing Director – 3 Sided Cube
Duncan founded 3 SIDED CUBE in 2009, and has driven incredible growth and success from day one, working with clients such as the Red Cross, Boots and the RNLI. Duncan runs the show on a day-to-day basis, leading the team as they work towards bigger and more exciting projects.
Gellan Watt / Managing Director – Thinking Juice
Gellan Watt founded Thinking Juice in 2003, one of the highest regarded creative agencies in the UK. He is also a partner in Emerge, an independent £45m marketing communications group. Ranked 15th in 2012s Marketing Power 100, he remains devoted to the pursuit of the big idea. And having fun.
Jamie Sergeant / Managing Director – Crowd
Founder and director of Crowd. A creative commutations agency. With 25 years’ experience in the creative industry working with leading global brands. A passion for creating digital experiences for client gain, loves fine design, and delights in those light-bulb moments in life.
Martin Walker / Managing Director – Walker Agency
Founder and CEO of the Walker Agency, now in its 20th year. An integrated creative agency with a fast-moving, collaborative style. Happy taking the creative lead on large integrated accounts like P&O Cruises, or helping to develop new brands from the ground up.
Stuart Lane / Managing Director – Appius
Studied English Literature and Arts Computing. Founder member of SainsburystoYou home shopping team. Senior Experience Architect at Oyster Partners (later Framfab, now LBi).
Head of Handset UX for Vodafone. Account Director at M-Corp exploring rich media. Appius Internet Marketing Consultant, then Client Services Director, now MD but still consulting for clients!
Data allows designers to make decisions that innovate and improve the world we live in. Tom has built a team at Base that smartly uses data in every new service and product they create to do just that.
An Interface Designer, turned Base Founder 5 years ago, Tom built his first commercial website at 15 during the summer of Euro 96.