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    Steve Klin

    Chief Executive Officer

    Steve has over 25 years’ experience in the database, customer analytics and marketing technology industry, having implemented large scale marketing solutions across the world. Steve’s career history includes co-founder of eWare Interactive, Sales Director of Alterian and European Managing Director of smartFOCUS.

    Having established BlueVenn in 2013, the organization now boasts a portfolio of 400 clients worldwide. 


    Neil Thomas

    Chief Financial Officer

    Neil, an ACCA qualified Chief Financial Officer, brings with him over 25 years' of experience growing and restructuring forward-thinking marketing technology organizations across the US and UK.

    Neil’s background includes CFO at smartFOCUS, and is currently focused on the expansion of BlueVenn across the US.


    Mark Jameson

    Chief Technical Officer

    Mark is the driving force behind the technology at BlueVenn and oversees the Research & Development team to consistently bring out new and innovative marketing technology.

    Managing R&D, Professional Services and database services within the business across the US and UK, Mark is the brains behind many of the BlueVenn's latest products.


    Iain Lovatt


    Iain has 30 years’ experience at the forefront of the database and analytics market, having founded BlueVenn’s sister company Blue Sheep in 1986. He continues to bring invaluable foresight to the business, drawing on his knowledge of CMO challenges, customer insight tools and data aggregation.

    Iain actively contributes to the direct marketing industry, currently holding a position on the executive board for the Direct Commerce Association (DCA). Iain also held a position as the Chair of IDM Data Council in the UK for nearly six years, and board member of the DMA. Iain is also Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK.


    Shaun Tout

    Vice President - Customer Success

    Shaun has extensive experience working in the database, customer analytics and marketing technology industry, having joined the company as an Account Executive in 2002. 

    Shaun’s rise from Account Executive to Vice President is testament to BlueVenn's policy of staff development and he is now responsible for retention and growth of existing clients in the UK and Europe.

    Jim Kelly

    Jim Kelly

    Principal Consultant

    Jim runs a team of consultants at BlueVenn and works closely with clients to help them deliver a step change in their marketing capability and performance. 

    Having held consultancy roles since 1999, including senior positions at Alterian and smartFOCUS, Jim has vast experience in the marketing automation, customer data analytics, database, and marketing technology industries.

    Chris Hares

    Chris Hares

    Vice President - Engineering

    Chris is the leader of the BlueVenn technology Roadmap and responsible for the vision of the product. Having worked in the customer analytics and marketing automation space since it's dawn he is well placed to understand the evolution of the 'MarTech' industry.

    His career began with the Royal Air Force before joining Alterian in 1998. He has since held senior technical roles at Logica, Microsoft, Portrait Software and Pitney Bowes, before moving to Merkle|dbg as Operations Director.

    Jarrod Craik

    Jarrod Craik

    Vice President - Technology

    Jarrod has over 20 years' experience developing customer data platform solutions for clients across Europe, and is the product owner for BlueVenn UNIFY.

    He has led the on-going development of our leading-edge highly flexible & automated customer data platform and brings with him a dedication to delivering both customer and technology excellence.  His approach is pragmatic, flexible and focused on delivering highly automated real time marketing solutions to meet customer needs.

    Ben Knight

    Ben Knight

    President (US)

    Having worked in database marketing throughout his career, including 5 years in a senior sales role at BlueVenn, Ben is now President of the company’s US division. He is responsible for leading the company’s US business growth and strategy with a focus on fostering relationships with strategic partners and clients alike.

    Ben is passionate about how brands can better engage with their customers through the use of BlueVenn’s CDP and Multi-Channel Marketing Hub.

    Lisa Flanagan

    Lisa Flanagan

    Vice President - Sales (Europe)

    Lisa is responsible for the growth of new customers across UK and Europe, helping brands to improve their database marketing capabilities through the successful implementation of the  BlueVenn Customer Data Platform and Omnichannel Marketing Hub.

    Lisa has a deep understanding of data and technology to help marketers improve the profitability, visibility and effectiveness of their online and offline marketing initiatives.

    Anthony Botibol

    Anthony Botibol

    Vice President - Marketing

    Anthony is responsible for the marketing and business development strategy at BlueVenn and has a 15 year career in the technology industry.

    Significantly, Anthony was one of the project team to bring the BlueVenn Engage and Unify products to market, and oversees the marketing and business development teams across UK and US, managing all events, content marketing, sales development and CRM functions. 

    Kirsten Dichiappari

    Kirsten DiChiappari

    Vice President - US Customer Success

    Kirsten manages the US team charged with retention and expansion of the revenue for both software and service clients.

    Focused on customer adoption and ROI, Kirsten has helped transition some of BlueVenn's largest and complex customer solutions deploying the training and support resources required for success.

    In addition, Kirsten is Co-Chair of the R&D Committee at the LMA, an organization serving many of our US media brands.

    Danielle Beausoleil

    Danielle Beausoleil

    Vice President - Agency Services

    With a background in Digital Marketing and Media Management, Danielle heads the BlueVenn Agency Services team ensuring that all Agency Deliverables are clearly defined and run smoothly.

    Danielle, along with her team, is passionate about leveraging best in class technology to develop innovative solutions to deliver value and success to their businesses.

    Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith

    Vice President - Implementation

    Kevin is our Vice President, Implementation, and is therefore responsible for the implementation of both new client solutions and changes to existing client solutions.

    Having joined BlueVenn in 1999, Kevin has over 21 years’ experience in all aspects of implementation, covering requirements gathering, design, configuration and validation. He has a BSc in Computer Science.

    Paul Schulz

    Paul Schulz

    Chief Data Scientist

    Paul has been building and running data analysis projects in the UK and Europe for 25 years and has gained a deep knowledge and practical experience in delivering business returns from "Big Data".

    He understands how to help companies utilise interconnected real-time multi-platform data combined with the almost limitless power of web based computing to deliver transformational changes in ROI.

    Perry Dowell

    Perry Dowell

    Group Financial Director

    Perry has three decades of experience as a senior finance executive, operating at board level in both the private and public sectors.

    Perry’s expertise lies in building multi-disciplinary teams to define vision and strategy, and re-engineer complex multisite businesses and deliver transformation and restructuring projects. An expert in KPI generation, Six Sigma/Lean and process, risk and trend analysis, Perry has a proven track record of delivering sustainable change to a wide range of organization’s, including Ford Motor Company, Mercedes Benz UK and several NHS Acute Trusts.

    A strategic leader with a proven ability to create shareholder and investor value and deliver effective change.

    Lizzie Charlton

    Lizzie Charlton

    Group Financial Controller

    Lizzie is a Chartered Management Accountant with over a decade of experience in helping analyse financial accounts as well as supporting strategic decision making across the business.

    Lizzie continues to both lead within and support the Global Accounts Team in the US & UK.

    Damion Barrington-Chappell

    Damion Barrington-Chappell

    Vice President - HR

    Having trained with a FTSE 250 Business in London, Damion founded Barrington Young, a consultancy specializing in the provision of services to the software industry.

    As BlueVenn's HR Director, Damion brings 20 years of expertise working with the world's biggest brands, as well experience working for with smartFOCUS, Email Vision, Blue Sheep and BlueVenn.