Richard has over 20 years’ experience of starting, growing and selling digital businesses. He’s an expert at driving international growth and maximising shareholder value through the optimisation of sales, marketing and digital functions.
Richard has recently been appointed CEO of Webgains Group, taking responsibility for the strategic and operational management of the company across all its operating locations in the US, UK and mainland Europe. He has a deep interest in ‘disruptive’ technologies, particularly their use and efficiency in personal learning and development.
Richard previously held senior management positions across Europe for the BBC, Qype, Nokia, Moonfruit and UK Government-backed TechCity UK. He was on the senior management team of Qype.com during its sale to Yelp.com in 2012. He is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing.