Steve Klin

    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. 

    Curt Bloom

    Curt Bloom

    President of BlueVenn US

    Curt previously held a major leadership position with smartFOCUS and was instrumental in the global growth of the business. Since then, Curt has been working with several US startups, in the areas of social media, real-time customer engagement and analytics.

    As President of BlueVenn's US operations, Curt is overseeing the expansion of BlueVenn across the US and heads the team managing BlueVenn's American clients.  

    Chris Hares

    Chris Hares

    VP Technology

    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. He became BlueVenn's VP Technology in 2015.

    Iain Lovatt

    Iain Lovatt

    Chairman

    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.

    Mark Jameson

    Mark Jameson

    Chief Operating 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.

    Neil Thomas

    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.

    Anthony Botibol

    Anthony Botibol

    Group Marketing Director

    Anthony is responsible for the marketing strategy at BlueVenn and has a 13 year career in the technology industry.

    The marketing team understands the complex world that modern marketers face and, as such, they are able to ensure that BlueVenn aligns itself with the technology and data requirements of our clients.

    Significantly, Anthony was one of the project team to bring the BlueVenn marketing platform to market and manages all events, content marketing, sales development and CRM functions. 

    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.

    Shaun Tout

    Shaun Tout

    VP Client Services

    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.

    Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith

    Professional Services Director

    Kevin is responsible for all solution development and maintenance services across BlueVenn and its sister site, providing the link between solution managers and senior management.

    Kevin and his team have delivered Single Customer View and analytical solutions worldwide, including several major multichannel solutions for large retail sector companies. 

    Mike Carey

    Mike Carey

    Managed Services Director

    Mike has over 15 years’ experience in the industry, having worked extensively with clients in the UK, Europe and the US. He has a wealth of experience across the full customer journey, from sales, implementation through to post-project support.

    Mike has also been heavily involved in several business readiness projects for the organization, and is currently responsible for technical deployment of the BlueVenn Marketing Platform.

    Damion Barrington-Chappell

    Damion Barrington-Chappell

    HR Director

    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.

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    Justin Morris

    VP Professional Services

    Having worked in Client and Professional Services roles for database, analytics and marketing campaign management companies since 1994, Justin brings a huge amount of experience to BlueVenn.

    In particular, his understanding of operational, commercial and client needs ensures that BlueVenn can create the perfect, tailored solution to meet your particular business objectives.