Clive is an entrepreneur and proven chief executive with over 20 years’ experience in media organisations. While a director at VNU Business Publications he ran some of the most successful business to business IT publications. As Managing Director of Learned Information (Europe) Ltd he ran the Online Information conference and exhibition.
Clive then set up Bizmedia – a multi channel specialist B2B media company. This business had particular success in the emerging e-learning market developing online and offline media and a celebrated Awards scheme (The E-learning Awards) and ultimately executing a successful sale to Closer Still Media at the end of 2014.
Clive’s experience includes corporate business development, start ups, licencing, international and consulting experience. Clive has a deep understanding of business to business cross media product development coupled with extensive knowledge of the Information, IT and learning marketplaces.
Philip has over 20 years’ experience in the UK and overseas working for STM publishers including Thomson Reuters, Wiley and Springer in various sales management roles. He has also worked on the buying side – including 7 years at GlaxoSmithKline, where he was responsible for global content acquisition and more recently negotiating content licenses on behalf of global corporations including Amgen and Nestle.
He has negotiated countless information licenses across most industry verticals and also with academic consortia and governments – generating £ millions in new business. Philip has represented the pharma industry in the British Parliament and has been a member of numerous publisher advisory boards, licensing committees and presented on licensing, copyright and business development. Philip has a unique perspective of the information market gained from both selling and buying STM content. He launched London Info International in 2014 to bring these two groups together: buyers and sellers of information.
David is a lawyer and licensing expert and has worked in the information arena since 1997. He specialises in strategy, sales, licensing and business development and has drafted, negotiated and closed hundreds of international licensing agreements with publishers, customers and distributors – plus countless business alliances, strategic partnerships and revenue generation deals. He has held senior roles at a number of large corporations including Wolters Kluwer Health, Marco Polo Technologies, Texaco and also within the investment banking sector.
David earned a B.S. in Genetics/Business from The University of Maryland, a M.B.A. in Finance from Pepperdine University and a J.D. from the American University. He is an active member of the California State Bar and a prior member of the Content Board of the Software and Information Industry Association and other publisher industry associations. David founded DMedia Associates, Inc. in 1997, which provides licensing services for both corporations, who buy information products, and STM publishers.
Chris has over 20 years’ experience in B2B media, across a range of delivery channels, in senior finance roles such as FD and CFO. He has worked for both large international businesses, such as Reed Elsevier and UBM, as well as smaller entrepreneurial private equity-backed businesses, such as Quantum Business Media and Nexus Business Media.
Chris has a significant amount of experience in business turnaround and rationalisation projects, identifying where the true value is and developing it to create shareholder value. He also has a lot of M&A expertise, right down to the practicalities of executing the transaction within the business. Chris is a Chartered Accountant and is a BSc graduate from London University.
Bob has been an events’ professional for nearly thirty years, organising major events in nearly twenty countries from Iceland to Hong Kong. Being a Director and manager for internationally renowned exhibitions such as: MacWorld Expo in San Fransisco, the Chelsea Flower Show in London and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Bob has a thorough understanding of the operational aspects required to achieve a successful event for major brands and markets.
Eileen Bernadette Moran
Eileen has a broad range of publishing experience in sales, business development, marketing and editorial acquisitions. She has held various senior and executive level positions with AAAS/Science, Houghton Mifflin, Pearson, Academic Press/Elsevier and CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. During her publishing tenure she has earned numerous awards for her achievements in sales, marketing and editorial. For over twenty years she has worked in STEM journal, professional, college, and international publishing. She has a wealth of experience collaborating with Information Specialists in the corporate market worldwide.