Jeremy is a business leader and entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in media and technology sectors across Europe and Asia. Currently, he is consulting on technology and media opportunities across Asia from his base in Shanghai. For the past five years, he lead the development of Persuasive Networks to exploit the new opportunities afforded by mobility, new forms of content and changes in consumer behaviour. Prior to this he successfully launched the networks KIX and Thrill at Tiger Gate Entertainment, a business funded by Lionsgate. Before that he headed up STAR’s (now part of Fox International Channels’s) business development team for the Asian region. There he developed and launched new business initiatives around content, distribution, digital monetisation, gaming and home shopping. Jeremy was an investment banker at Robert W Baird in London and Paris and has handled over 50 transactions in Technology, Media and Telecoms for European and US clients. He is skilled in running businesses to handle and deliver change across geographies as well as business development, M&A, fund raising, and product market positioning.
He holds an MBA from SDA-Bocconi in Milan a B.Comm (Hons) degree from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Chartered Securities Institute in the UK.
Favorite quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” —Winston Churchill