A dual citizen of the US and UK, Evan is a 25-year digital media veteran. He was one of the earliest employees of Silicon Valley search engine Excite.com, and he ran Excite‘s European division from 1998 to 2001. In New York in the 1980s and 1990s Evan worked on some of the earliest online news services at News Corporation and Newsday. He co-founded SubHub, a leading membership website platform. He is a graduate of New York University’s pioneering Interactive Telecommunications Program, and is a long-time member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
Sophie Pairault has been a specialist in the digital media, telecom and technology sectors for more than ten years. Based in Paris, Sophie has held various corporate strategy and development roles in global corporations, including Microsoft, Orange and Excite Europe. She possesses extensive experience in launching new digital products and in supporting companies’ international growth in new territories.
Matt currently works as an NED with start-ups and entrepreneurs in digital media. Previously, he was president of AdMonsters, which, under his leadership, saw the company grow to a global brand which operates in four continents and attracts thousands of digital media leaders. Before this Matt worked at Yahoo! as project lead for the proprietary inventory management platform, IMS, and then as the manager of European pricing and yield for display advertising.