Top Influencers: 101 UK Business Development’s To Follow in 2022

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Head Technology Business Development and Innovation EMEA, APAC play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Head Technology Business Development and Innovation EMEA, APAC role. We have selected these Head Technology Business Development and Innovation EMEA, APAC’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Head Technology Business Development and Innovation EMEA, APAC’s. The list is in no particular order!

Roland Fejfar

Head Technology Business Development and Innovation EMEA, APAC @ Morgan Stanley

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Roland Fejfar is a Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division covering FinTech across EMEA and South East Asia. In his role, Roland is advising clients on corporate finance related matters, including private capital raisings, IPOs, equity and debt offerings, and M&A, especially around the following ecosystems: FinTech Disruptors: Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning, Blockchain, CryptoCurrencies, InsurTech, RegTech, WealthTech, Alternative Finance Marketplaces, Mobile Money/ Banking Capital Markets Infrastructure: Pre-Trade (FinInfo, FinSoft), Execution (Brokerage, Alternative/ OTC Trading Venues, Exchanges, HFT/ Algorithmic Trading, Electronic Market Makers and Post-Trade (Clearing, Settlement, Custody, FundAdmin,Trust Services) Payment Companies: E/M Commerce, Omni-Channel, Merchant Acquirers, Payment Networks, Payment Processors, Card Issuers, Fraud Detection, Loyalty, Advanced Data Analytics Services Roland holds a Master in Financial Economics from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen. Additionally he’s on the Board of The Showroom, a leading London-based non-for-profit centre for collaborative and process-driven contemporary art. Learn more about Roland Fejfar on Crunchbase…

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Tony McLaughlin

Emerging Payments and Business Development @ Citi

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Tony McLaughlin is responsible for Emerging Payments and Business Development in Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) business. Tony works on Citi’s ‘Future of Money’ strategy, is responsible for the TTS E-commerce proposition and is deeply involved in new methods of payment, Distributed Ledger and Fintech engagements. He provides advice on the future of payments to Governments, Regulators, Fintechs, Big Techs, Corporates and Financial Institutions. He joined Citi in 2004 and has been Cash Management Head for Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong and the Global Transaction Services Head for the United Kingdom, spearheading Citi’s engagement with large public sector clients and payment aggregators. Tony was responsible for the design and development of ABN AMRO’s Third Party Continuous Linked Settlement (CLS) offering, core electronic banking platform and Transactional Foreign Exchange solution. At HSBC Holdings, he fulfilled a global strategy role for the Payments and Cash Management business, helping to set the five year strategy. Before that he was a Senior Product Manager for Barclays Bank with responsibility for electronic collections products including International Direct Debits Learn more about Tony McLaughlin on Crunchbase…

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Craig Hollingworth

Co-Founder & Business Development Officer @ Concirrus

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Craig is Concirrus’ Business Development Officer and a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT). Craig has held senior positions with O2, France Telecom, and Masternaut. Craig is passionate about helping clients leverage the IoT to effectively manage risk, develop a competitive edge and drive profitable growth. Learn more about Craig Hollingworth on Crunchbase…

Concirrus support digital transformation of the specialty insurance industry using the latest developments in technology. Read more aboutConcirrus on Crunchbase…

George Northcott

Head of Business Development @ Founders Factory

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George is Head of Business Development at Founders Factory. He scours the world for great startups for its accelerator and helps those companies find partners and investors to grow their businesses. He also sources and qualifies ideas for the incubator, liaising with its corporate partners and network to identify major opportunities that Founders Factory can build and scale. George’s career began at Nomura doing M&A Investment Banking specialising in ecommerce transactions. He then moved to Jonnie Goodwin’s Lepe Partners where he advised growth-stage companies including OneFineStay and Zoopla, made venture investments, advised media corporates and developed new businesses with the British Fashion Council and Bear Grylls. After meeting Henry Lane Fox, CEO of Founders Forum Group, George worked within Founders Intelligence, a strategic consultancy, working with the likes of Visa and L’Oreal to try and understand how corporates can innovate and solve problems with talented start-ups and entrepreneurs. It was clear that enterprise and entrepreneurs can greatly help each other and there was also a need to build ideas from scratch and so Founders Factory was born. During this time, George was also acting CEO of, a matchmaking business to connect people at events and conferences. A father of one, George has a first class honours degree from University of Oxford. Learn more about George Northcott on Crunchbase…

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Xavier Collins

Co-Founder & Business Development Manager @ Nexus Notes

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Xavier Collins is a co-founder and business development manager at Nexus Notes. Learn more about Xavier Collins on Crunchbase…

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David Goddard

VP Business Development @ DoubleVerify

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Giuseppe Ugolotti Verdoni

Head of Business Development and Co-founder @ Foodelux

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Charlie Faulkner

Director of Business Development @ Manage

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Stephen Lindsay

UK Business Development Manager @ SFC Capital

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Stephen is co-founder and Head of Business Development at Ixty. Before moving to the angel investing and startup world, Stephen developed his career in financial services and sales and worked in countries like Singapore and France. His main role at Startup Funding Club is introducing new investors to tax efficient investing through the Fund and angel network. Learn more about Stephen Lindsay on Crunchbase…

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Emily Turner

Head of Innovation and Business Development @ Citi

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Tom Markham

Head of Strategic Business Development @ Sports Interactive

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Tom is a specialist on the topics of football finance and strategy. A qualified accountant and former foreign exchange trader, in recent years he has collaborated on projects with federations, confederations, national associations, clubs, agencies and other rights holders. A self-motivated, decisive and goal orientated individual, he is able to work independently or in a team. Combines strong interpersonal skills with a proactive, can-do approach. Tom will bring proven professional financial experience coupled with extensive sports industry expertise and contacts to any consulting project within the sector. Learn more about Tom Markham on Crunchbase…

Sports Interactive are the world’s leading developer of football management simulations Read more aboutSports Interactive on Crunchbase…

Jason Rolf

Business Development Manager @ Amati Global Investors

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Jason started his working career on the London International Financial Futures Exchange in 1987, trading interest-rate options for an LSE options market-maker. He became an independent trader shortly after and then founding partner of a large independent options-trading group. During this time he co-founded London Derivatives Options Software Ltd, a software firm that produced one of the first commercially available option pricing models in London. This business ultimately became the foundation of the software firm, FFastfill plc which floated on the AIM market in 2000. Jason’s work on option-pricing and trade-execution algorithms for electronic trading introduced him to the field of systematic models where he has concentrated since 2005. He joined Amati as a partner at the end of 2010. He is a current holder of the CFA Investment Management Certificate (IMC). In 2014 Jason served as a director of the London media technology business Mirriad Ltd, an Amati VCT investee company. Learn more about Jason Rolf on Crunchbase…

Amati Global Investors is a specialist fund management business based in Edinburgh. Read more aboutAmati Global Investors on Crunchbase…

Anna Frankowska

Head of Growth and Business Development @ Pigzbe

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Anna Frankowska is a multi award winning entrepreneur (including Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Technology, Top 100 Rising Stars by WeAreTheCity & The Sunday Times and BMW i UK Tech Blockchain founder of the year), Economist by education and Investment Banker by training. Anna is a serial entrepreneur having founded a couple of start-ups including Distributed.Academy: an education provider that is driving blockchain literacy and innovation. She also consults leadership teams working on commercial strategy, partnerships and product. Her latest project is Pigzbe, a London-based fintech company that enables micro-financing for families worldwide by giving parents and children access to products and services that accelerate financial literacy. She is also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and sits on the advisory Board of The Oxford Guild Society. Learn more about Anna Frankowska on Crunchbase…

The tangible piggy-wallet for children age 6 and up powered by Wollo, a family-friendly cryptocurrency. Read more aboutPigzbe on Crunchbase…

Tarcisio Ribeiro

Director of International Business Development @ Meta

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Umar Shodiev

Business Development @ Advaita

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Ruben Tadmor

Head of Business Development @ Supplant

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Ruben holds a Master’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He has a background in IP commercialisation, as well as marketing strategy development at a previous SME. He is passionate about promoting a healthier diet and lifestyle. Learn more about Ruben Tadmor on Crunchbase…

Supplant is a biotechnology platform that makes sugar substitutes. Read more aboutSupplant on Crunchbase…

Giora Salita

Executive Vice President, Business Development and M&A @ Etrion

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Mr. Salita has over 15 years of executive experience in the renewable energy, technology and private equity sectors. Prior to joining Etrion, Mr. Salita was one of the founding members of Sunray Renewable Energy Ltd., a leading solar power developer in Europe and the Middle East that was acquired by SunPower Corporation, a leading U.S. solar energy company, in 2010. Subsequently, Mr. Salita held the position of Vice President Utility Power Plants International at SunPower, where he led the marketing, sales and business development teams responsible for project development, engineering, procurement and construction of utility-scale solar parks. Mr. Salita graduated from the Warwick Business School with a bachelor’s degree in management sciences and attended the development program for owners/directors at INSEAD Business School in France. Learn more about Giora Salita on Crunchbase…

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Max McCreery

Business Development Associate @ Gravity Sketch

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Max McCreery is the Business Development Associate at Gravity Sketch. Learn more about Max McCreery on Crunchbase…

Gravity Sketch is a VR-based design and collaboration platform that allows distributed teams to create, share, and build in 3D. Read more aboutGravity Sketch on Crunchbase…

Philipp Portmann

Co-Founder; Head of Business Development & Strategy @ FE fundinfo

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Ciaran McNamee

Chief Business Development Officer @ QPQ

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James Collier

Director Corporate & Business Development @ Outra

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Outra is a customer data science business. Read more aboutOutra on Crunchbase…

Vladimir Rusaliychev

Business Development Manager @ Knowledge Train

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Knowledge Train provides professional training and online classes about project management. Read more aboutKnowledge Train on Crunchbase…

Chris Ash

Founder and Business Development Director @

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John Matcham

Founder – International Business Development Director @ Greengage Lighting

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John Matcham is the Technical Director and Product Development at Light Science Technologies. Science and Food Technology Development Learn more about John Matcham on Crunchbase…

Agri-Tech company providing LED lighting induction systems. Read more aboutGreengage Lighting on Crunchbase…

Iaad Kweider

Chief Business Development Officer @ navabi

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Iaad Kweider is Chief Business Development Officer at navabi. Learn more about Iaad Kweider on Crunchbase…

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Jacques de Villiers

Business Development Director @ Global Reach Group

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Sami Salomaa

VP, Business Development and Planning & VP, Commercial and General Counsel @ Secondmind

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Sami is an applied mathematics engineer with more than twenty years experience building innovative and complex business models at the crossroads of finance and technology. Originally from Finland, Sami has spent much of his life as an expat around the world. He heads our initiatives in the financial sector. In his spare time, he prefers to build solid things that solve simpler problems, like huge natural light sky panels to help his family cope with winters in the far north. Learn more about Sami Salomaa on Crunchbase…

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Ben Powell

Vice President Business Development @ Learnosity

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A firm believer in the power of technology to transform education and energize the learning experience, Ben specializes in international business development. Prior to Learnosity he held a number of senior executive positions at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, including SVP of Corporate Development. Ben started at HMH during its inception as Riverdeep and was heavily involved in the multi billion USD acquisitions of Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt between 2006 and 2007. Ben is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and while he lives in London with his wife and two young children, he racks up the air miles traveling to the USA – one of Learnosity’s key markets. Learn more about Ben Powell on Crunchbase…

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William Earle

VP Business Development @ Lilium

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William de Klein

Director of Agriculture & Business Development @ Karro Food Group

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With a Food Technical and Production Management background, William has 15 years of experience in senior management roles within meat processing sites. William leads our Agriculture and Trading agenda – ensuring through relationships with our farmers that we deliver meat quality to the exact requirements of our customer. William is also responsible for the profitable growth of our international trade activities. Learn more about William de Klein on Crunchbase…

Karro Food Group is meat processors with pork processing plants. Read more aboutKarro Food Group on Crunchbase…

Lexie Hope

Director Of Business Development @ Learning 3D

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Learning 3D is the brainchild of a group of educators who believe there is a better way in learning Read more aboutLearning 3D on Crunchbase…

Graham Skelton

Director Of Business Development @ Cleaner Seas Group

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Cleaner Seas Group makes tech and innovation solutions to tackle microplastic pollution. Read more aboutCleaner Seas Group on Crunchbase…

Nikolay Gurianov

Chief Business Development Officer @ Braintree Ltd

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Braintree is a research company specialising in providing data analysis and machine learning for large organisations. Read more aboutBraintree Ltd on Crunchbase…

Aymeric V Bruneau

Business Development Executive @ Vizidox

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Aymeric has extensive business development/sales experience in investment banking, capital markets, financial services & Fintech (Blockchain, AI, Big Data & Cloud), He has dealt with multi asset structured products ranging from equity, fixed income and commodities across major banks and brokerage houses via Paris, Luxembourg and London. Aymeric also focused on selling complex risk management solutions across pan European financial institutions. Learn more about Aymeric V Bruneau on Crunchbase…

Provenance-as-a-Service company empowering individuals, organizations & govs so they can build a more efficient, transparent & trusted world Read more aboutVizidox on Crunchbase…

Lili Piper

Business Development Manager @ Paysafe

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Lili Piper is a business development manager at Paysafe. She is a former sales executive at Secure Trading. Learn more about Lili Piper on Crunchbase…

Paysafe is a global payments provider offering a range of payments solutions for businesses and consumers. Read more aboutPaysafe on Crunchbase…

Luka Pecavar

Business Development @ Leadpresso

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Jason Hardjosoekatmo

Co-Founder, Business Development Manager @ Hadean

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Co-Founder at Hadean. Advancing Exponential Technologies. Learn more about Jason Hardjosoekatmo on Crunchbase…

Deploy Cloud Native Applications Simply and Securely Read more aboutHadean on Crunchbase…

Natasha Bhatia

Director of Business Development @ Apax Partners

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Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Read more aboutApax Partners on Crunchbase…

James King

Founder & Business Development Director @ Fig VC

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James founded Fig to provide a pragmatic new approach to supporting and investing in high-growth early-stage companies. He built Fig with the support of angel investors who wanted to see a more consistent and practical approach to sourcing deal flow, as well as with the support of his business partners who are passionate about delivering the best possible services to founders. James oversaw the development of the Fig services, the establishment of Fig’s student outreach programme, ESSA, and the creation of FIG Village alongside raising substantial capital for start-ups. In the past four years James has raised more than £19m for early-stage ventures, having identified investment opportunities for Fig’s network of angel investors. James now manages New Model Venture Capital (NMVC). NMVC is an authorised fund manager, investing directly into the companies Fig supports as well as providing corporate finance services to a wide variety of clients. Learn more about James King on Crunchbase…

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Tom Williams

Co-founder & Director of Business Development @ Rota

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Tom Williams is a co-founder of Rota, a mobile app that connects a variety of hospitality venues with trained and vetted staff, offering better working conditions, value and quality to all stakeholders. Learn more about Tom Williams on Crunchbase…

SAAS Mobile and desktop Apps to provide Total Workforce Technology for the whole workforce (internal and external) Read more aboutRota on Crunchbase…

Isobel Sheldon

Head Of Business Development @ UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

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Isobel Sheldon serves as head of business development at UK Battery Industrialisation Centre. Learn more about Isobel Sheldon on Crunchbase…

UKBIC is transforming battery R&D and development for the automotive sector. Read more aboutUK Battery Industrialisation Centre on Crunchbase…

Shaun Grady

Vice-President Business Development Operations @ AstraZeneca

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Shaun Grady has responsibility for Global Business Development at AstraZeneca, leading the company’s transaction execution, due diligence and Alliance and Integration Management function including externalisation, licensing and partnering, M&A, and divestments. Shaun was appointed to his current role in 2013 with the creation of the Global Product and Portfolio Strategy (GPPS) unit. Prior to this, he was Vice President, Strategic Partnering & Business Development (2010-13) and Vice President, Corporate Business Development (2006-10). Shaun originally joined ICI as an attorney and held positions in the pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and legal departments. Following the demerger from ICI, he was appointed Assistant General Counsel, Corporate for Zeneca. Shaun worked on the merger of Astra and Zeneca, the merger of Zeneca Agrochemicals with Novartis Agribusiness to form Syngenta, and the creation of Avecia. Shaun also worked on the acquisition of Cambridge Antibody Technology (CAT), led the acquisition of Amylin, and subsequent buy-out of Bristol-Myers’ Squibb’s interest in the AZ-BMS Diabetes Alliance. In addition, he has spent time in the US business managing the legal function and also completed a two year secondment to HR, leading a global People Strategy change project. Shaun is an Honorary Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School and is a member of the Board of Cambridge United Football Club and Cambridge Arts Theatre. Based in Cambridge, Shaun enjoys rugby and football, and occasionally turns his hand to sports writing. Learn more about Shaun Grady on Crunchbase…

AstraZeneca is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets prescription medicines. Read more aboutAstraZeneca on Crunchbase…

Shayan Sanyal

Head of Game Tech Business Development, EMEA @ Amazon Web Services

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Paul Harvey

Group Business Development Director @ Arma Partners

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Joined Arma in 2018. Paul has over 20 years of European and transatlantic business building, M&A business development and investing experience in Europe and North America and joins Arma from Octo Telematics, where he led Business Development and M&A. Previously, Paul was a Managing Director and Head of Technology Investment Banking in the EMEA region for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before this he led EMEA Technology Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley and was a General Partner at Atlantic Bridge, a technology-focused private equity fund he co-founded. Paul holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSBA from Georgetown University. Learn more about Paul Harvey on Crunchbase…

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Paresh Modi

Group Head of Business Development & Innovation @ Vodafone

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Paresh is Global Head of Business Development & Innovation at Vodafone, and is responsible for driving collaboration opportunities with cutting edge innovators that have the potential to support Vodafone’s Digital transformation journey. Paresh leads our efforts with the start-ups, leading academics and the tech giants across the globe, and is constantly looking for disruptive ideas from brilliant innovators. Paresh has been at Vodafone for 10 years in a variety of senior roles across Vodafone Group. Previously he was at iPass (headquartered in Silicon Valley) as UK & Ireland MD, as well as at Cable & Wireless Worldwide as Managing Director of its Media, Entertainment and Technology business unit. Learn more about Paresh Modi on Crunchbase…

Vodafone is a mobile telecommunications company that offers voice, messaging, and data services. Read more aboutVodafone on Crunchbase…

Phil Alcock

Business Development Director, Raisin UK @ Raisin

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Phil is a co-founder of PBF, bringing over 15 years of experience in online sales and marketing through senior roles at high growth start-ups and international online media companies such as Yahoo! and MSN. Learn more about Phil Alcock on Crunchbase…

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Tom Foale

Business Development @ Travelzoo

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Jeni Fisher

Business Development Manager @ Google

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Giovanni Contini

Co-Founder, COO & Head of Business Development @ Euklid

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Colin Howes

Director Of Sales And Business Development @ Crypto Quantique

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Crypto Quantique offers hardware based cyber-security solution for authentication and encryption in a wired local network. Read more aboutCrypto Quantique on Crunchbase…

Gareth Ragg

Head Of Business Development @ Reuters Events

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Reuters Events is a global B2B events specialist that provides thought leadership, learning, and networking for senior executives. Read more aboutReuters Events on Crunchbase…

Alun Garner

Business Development Manager @ Agilent Technologies

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Leticia Cabral

Strategic Business Development: Spain and Latin America @ Oxentia

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Leticia Cabral is an international consultant focused on the development and implementation of business models, strategies, business plans, commercialization and funding strategies for public and private corporations, SME’s, NGOs, universities and research organizations worldwide. Over the last years, she has focused her career primarily on advising and mentoring Innovation Driven and Social entrepreneurs, Start ups and SMEs from Mexico and other Latin America countries, Asia and Europe, both, as an independent consultant and as a mentor and consultant for a Newton Fund Initiative, managed by the Royal Academy of Engineering, and delivered by Oxentia, (previously Oxford University Innovation Limited), Leticia has held business development and management consulting positions in global companies such as Ernst & Young, Wal-Mart and United Utilities. She has been responsible for the development and implementation of entry strategies in Latin America, Europe and Asia. Learn more about Leticia Cabral on Crunchbase…

Oxentia is an innovation management and technology commercialisation consultancy. Read more aboutOxentia on Crunchbase…

Philip Walsh

Consultant for Strategy and Business Development @ Bottomline Technologies

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Philip Walsh is a highly focused business leader, entrepreneur and fintech investor. A founding shareholder in Simulocity, Philip has a long pedigree in creating, growing and selling technology companies. Most recently he was the CEO of Simplex GTP, where he turned a small consultancy firm into a leading international technology platform servicing many of the world’s largest banks, corporates and hedge funds. In September 2013 Simplex was bought by Bottomline Technologies for whom he now consults on strategy and business development. Learn more about Philip Walsh on Crunchbase…

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Jonathan Sharp

Business Development Manager @ Rapitypes

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Rapitypes is an advanced manufacturing support company providing clients with services from development models and prototypes. Read more aboutRapitypes on Crunchbase…

Thomas Allott

Head of business development @ Secret Cinema

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Thomas Allott has been serving as head of business development at Secret Cinema since July 2018. Learn more about Thomas Allott on Crunchbase…

Secret Cinema provides an media platform that combining film screenings with interactive performances in purpose-built sets. Read more aboutSecret Cinema on Crunchbase…

Lisa Gutu

Head of Business Development @ Salt Edge Inc.

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Lisa has started her own entrepreneurship journey right after finishing Computer Science College. She co-founded Fentury – a personal finance advisor app, helping its user to get better at savings. While exploring the problem of PFM market, Lisa discovered that the main problem relies in getting access to the bank data. She joined Salt Edge – the Open Banking API Platform that enables banks, lenders and other financial companies to get access to over 3000 banks in over 60 countries. While being at Salt Edge, Lisa has started working on the PSD2 Compliance solution in the Cloud, helping banks to meet all the regulatory requirements in a span of a few month. Lisa is active in the Open Banking space for the last 5 years and is currently Head of Business Development at Salt Edge. Specialties: Open Banking APIs, PSD2 Compliance, Strong Customer Authentication, White Label Banking Solutions, building MVPs and improving overall user experience. Learn more about Lisa Gutu on Crunchbase…

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Will Lowther

Vice President Of Business Development @ Splash Damage

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Splash Damage is an independently-owned game studio specializing in multiplayer shooters and free to play games. Read more aboutSplash Damage on Crunchbase…

Craig Milne

Business Development @ Silixa

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Silixa provides distributed fibre optic monitoring solutions with high levels of accuracy on existing or new fibre installations. Read more aboutSilixa on Crunchbase…

Edward Axon

SVP Business Development @ Trōv

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Ken Logan

Group Business Development Director @ A-Gas

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World leader in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigerants, blowing agents, industrial gases, halon and fire suppressants. Read more aboutA-Gas on Crunchbase…

Andrew Musgrave

Business Development Director @ Thales Group

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Andrew Musgrave, Vice President IFEC UK and IRE Region, Thales InFlyt Experience, has more than 25 years in the aviation satellite communications industry. In his regional leadership role at Thales, he is responsible for customer account management as well as establishing and running in-flight entertainment and connectivity maintenance activities based at London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports. Mr. Musgrave has worked in a variety of business and program management roles delivering satellite connectivity solutions for cockpit and cabin to both OEM and military customers. Mr. Musgrave earned his BSc in Information Technology from Staffordshire University Learn more about Andrew Musgrave on Crunchbase…

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James Buckley

Director of Business Development @ Attest

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James Buckley is the Director of Business Development at Attest Learn more about James Buckley on Crunchbase…

Attest is a consumer research platform that delivers consumer data that drive predictable and repeatable growth to businesses. Read more aboutAttest on Crunchbase…

Nigel White

Business Development Director @ Bellrock

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Bellrock Property & Facilities Management provides a property and facilities manager. Read more aboutBellrock on Crunchbase…

Bill Atkinson

Business Development Director @ Concentra

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Bill is responsible for driving Concentra’s Analytics Solutions business through the development of Value Propositions and associated products and repeatable solutions. Bill has over 20 years of experience in PE (LDC, Easynet), Consulting (A.T. Kearney) and industry (BOC Gases; Eli Lily) where he has led teams across several operational functions (sales, delivery, project management, service management and support) Learn more about Bill Atkinson on Crunchbase…

Concentra is a UK-based business consulting and technology services company, serving clients across a number of economic sectors. Read more aboutConcentra on Crunchbase…

Lucy Brady

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development @ McDonald’s

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Lucy Brady has been named Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at McDonald’s Corporation since September 2016. Ms. Brady joins McDonald’s in September and oversees strategy development, planning and innovation to drive growth for it. As a Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group she led several turnaround and strategic growth initiatives. Learn more about Lucy Brady on Crunchbase…

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Greg Williams

Co-Founder, SVP, Strategic Business Development @ MediaMath

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Greg leads MediaMath’s business development efforts globally. In this role, Greg creates business and technology relationships with partners and oversees MediaMath’s OPEN Partnership program. Having focused his career at the intersection of marketing and technology, Greg is an expert in automation and large-scale technology offerings. Leveraging his unique blend of business and technical skills, Greg works with clients and with data and inventory partners across media channels to help them build their businesses on MediaMath’s TerminalOne platform. Prior to his move to London, Greg managed all internal and external reporting and analyses from MediaMath’s New York headquarters. In this role, Greg spearheaded the design, development, and management of MediaMath’s analytics platform. Before co-founding MediaMath, Greg led advertiser media strategy at [x+1], working with global brands on website and media optimisation. In that role, Greg also worked with a team to establish a new media division that quickly outpaced its established parent company. Before [x+1], Greg’s background was in econometric data modeling, marketing strategy, and integration of marketing platforms for Fortune 500 companies at Nielsen and Accenture. Greg holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Fordham University with concentrations in accounting and finance. Learn more about Greg Williams on Crunchbase…

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Jonathan Shine

Global Business Development Director @ Spark EV Technology

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Spark develops and supplies personalised journey prediction and map display software products for electric vehicles. Read more aboutSpark EV Technology on Crunchbase…

Andy Pilling

Marketing and Business Development Manager @ K.D. Feddersen

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Mark Roberts

Business Development IIoT @ Honeywell Process Solutions

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Director of Strategy & Innovation for Honeywell Connected Plant, helping manufacturers exploit the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and to more rapidly deploy technologies that will allow them to drive operational efficiencies, and ultimately new sources of revenue. Learn more about Mark Roberts on Crunchbase…

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Jon-Paul Clarke

Director of Business Development @ Wireless Logic

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Jon-Paul (JP) joined the management team in 2008 and has worked in industrial communications and network management solutions for over 15 years. JP is responsible for identifying and developing new and emerging sectors within the M2M space as well as project managing the integration of clients’ systems with Wireless Logic’s NetPro infrastructure. Learn more about Jon-Paul Clarke on Crunchbase…

Wireless Logic is an M2M & IoT managed services provider delivering multiple bearer connectivity and value-added services. Read more aboutWireless Logic on Crunchbase…

Tim Boeckmann

Principal Business Development Manager @ Amazon Web Services

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Mohammed Jega

Head of Business Development @ VoguePay

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VoguePay web solutions limited is a software company providing products and services. Read more aboutVoguePay on Crunchbase…

Elliott Thornhill

Head of Business Development @ Loyalize

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Elliott is a passionate and committed entrepreneur, with over 8 years of digital marketing experience working in startups. Most recently running HIKE; a London based SMMA that specialises in social media advertising. He also heads up business development for Loyalize; a white-label engagement platform (SaaS) that combines payment and loyalty into a single transaction. Past work has consisted of the below. – Akquire: Head of Digital – Guy Elliott: Co-Founder & Creative Director – GALANTE: Co-Founder, Creative Director & Editor-In-Chief Learn more about Elliott Thornhill on Crunchbase…

Loyalize is a white label payment, loyalty and customer engagement platform Read more aboutLoyalize on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Reddin

Business Development – Banks @ Railsbank

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Jonathan Reddin is an experienced financial service professional, with significant experience in operational start-ups and business improvement. Jonathan specializes in Fin Tech support from conception through to commencement and onward development. Learn more about Jonathan Reddin on Crunchbase…

Railsbank is an open banking API and platform that gives regulated and un-regulated companies access to global banking. Read more aboutRailsbank on Crunchbase…

Fayzah Gani

Business Development @ Business Growth Fund

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Fayzah joined BGF’s business development team in July 2016, and is responsible for events and marketing initiatives. Fayzah’s previous role was within the technology sector of Capita plc (NTS UK), where she held the position of Account Manager. She has experience in building relationships and managing accounts for a variety of clients including law firms, private clients, not for profit and government. Fayzah has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours in Psychology from the University of Roehampton, London. She has enjoyed volunteering as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at two local Academies. Learn more about Fayzah Gani on Crunchbase…

Business Growth Fund is an influential investor in small and mid-sized businesses. Read more aboutBusiness Growth Fund on Crunchbase…

Thomas Gere

Senior Business Development & Marketing, Industrial 5G Edge Computing @ Renesas Electronics Corporation

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Mark Davies

Head Of Business Development @ Leicester Tigers

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Leicester Tigers is the foremost rugby union club in the country with silverware both in domestic and European competitions. Read more aboutLeicester Tigers on Crunchbase…

David Blumstein

Head Of Business Development @ Helix Technologies

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Jeff Slack

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John Hays

Business Development @ Cefetra Group

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Experienced senior business develop manager with a track record of 100+ deals / projects in M&A, business development, strategy and venture capital. Learn more about John Hays on Crunchbase…

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Cyril Duprat

Director of Business Development @ Mux

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Aoife Whitford

TitleHead of Business Development and Data Protection Officer @ The Pay Index

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The Pay Index is the leading online source for senior executive compensation comparisons. Read more aboutThe Pay Index on Crunchbase…

Will Beattie

Head of International Business Development @ CIPS

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As the face of CIPS to global organisations around the world Will has a broad understanding of how procurement professionals need to and can develop themselves into world-class procurement experts within their enterprise. Will’s background is in sales and business development at Energy Quote, IQPC, Travelex and Prenax before joining CIPS in 2010. Learn more about Will Beattie on Crunchbase…

UK based international education and qualification body representing purchasing and supply chain professionals. Read more aboutCIPS on Crunchbase…

Joshua Pierson

Director of Business Development @ Ometria

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Joshua Pierson is Business Development Director at Ometria. Learn more about Joshua Pierson on Crunchbase…

Ometria is a customer data and marketing platform that helps retailers increase CRM revenue by sending personalized marketing messages. Read more aboutOmetria on Crunchbase…

Xavier de Solms

Business Development Director @ HIAsecure

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Roy Bachar

VP of Sales & Business Development @ Upstream Security

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Roy Bachar is the VP of Sales & Business Development at Upstream Security. Prior to Upstream, He is a former Chief Commercial Officer at Cellwize and Founder of mnh innovations. Mr. Bachar holds an MBA from ESCP Europe and attended executive programs in INSEAD France and Red McCombs School of Business in Austin, USA. Learn more about Roy Bachar on Crunchbase…

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Philip Skipper

Head of Business Development IoT @ Vodafone

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Phil joined Vodafone in July 2013 as Head of IoT Business Development. He is fully responsible for developing IoT solutions and capabilities on a global basis. “IoT adoption will continue to accelerate with smaller organisations being able to harness the advantages of IoT technology to drive greater efficiency and value for their customers. As Head of Business Development for Vodafone IoT, I’m particularly excited to play a key role in developing this important application area” he says. Phil has a wealth of experience in a broad range of industries including defence, FMCG and media. Prior to joining Vodafone Phil was responsible for Markets and Portfolio within the Siemens Infrastructure & Cities organisation. Prior to that he held the position of Director Electro Mobility for Siemens and has worked for a number of well-known blue chip organisations including Landis + Gyr and Mars in the UK, USA and Switzerland. Learn more about Philip Skipper on Crunchbase…

Vodafone is a mobile telecommunications company that offers voice, messaging, and data services. Read more aboutVodafone on Crunchbase…

Ed Rumley

Senior Director, Business Development @ Electronic Arts

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India Cornett

Business Development Executive @ Albion Capital Group

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India joined Albion in 2017 as a Business Development Associate in order to support Wealth Managers, Private Banks, and assist the Head of Business Development in fundraising activities. Prior to working at Albion, India worked as a Parliamentary Assistant. Having carried out her degree in History of Art at the University Lyon 2, India graduated in 2016 from the Institut d’études superiéures des arts, Paris, with a Masters 2 in Art and Business. Learn more about India Cornett on Crunchbase…

Albion Capital Group is an independent investment manager with a long-term record of backing change and growth. Read more aboutAlbion Capital Group on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Gane

Business Development and Partnerships @ ABAKA Holdings

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Jonathan Gane, Business Development & Partnerships Director, was previously Managing Director at TP ICAP Institutional Services division covering strategy, acquisitions and origination. Prior to this he was CEO and co-CIO of the fund of hedge funds, Fort Rock Asset Management, investing in quantitatively driven hedge funds that included systematic trading, AI and machine learning strategies. He spent 15 years with Societe Generale in London and New York where he was Managing Director, Global Head of Origination & Structuring for the Newedge Alternatives division covering hedge funds and institutional investors. Learn more about Jonathan Gane on Crunchbase…

ABAKA is the Enterprise platform powered by Artificial Intelligence enabling institutions to build digital retirement solutions Read more aboutABAKA Holdings on Crunchbase…

Simon Maisey

Managing Director, Global Head of Business Development @ Tradeweb

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