Learn a bit more about our senior management team...
Richard has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing, having worked across various media channels. Starting in magazine publishing in sales roles, he went on to IPC Media set up its new B2B marketing division, tasked with promoting a greater understanding and uptake of magazine advertising among agencies and clients, and helping to set the standards for audience measurement. In this role he managed multiple product launches, before becoming general manager of the market-leading multi-media business Bounty.
Richard then moved to Sports Revolution, with an initial remit to add credibility and rigour to audience measurement and reporting, and to develop the professional reputation of the Strategy & Insight team. After taking on responsibility for all central teams, there followed an ongoing programme of product and service development ahead of the full launch of Stadia Solutions in August 2015.
With a 20-year board-level track record in leading successful technology companies (both start-ups and acquisitions), Gordon has played key roles in delivering ‘industry firsts’ including Europe’s first 3G network (Isle of Man).
Gordon is the architect of the StadiumLIVE product, and has delivered the only fully functioning, commercially ready, HD Wi-Fi solution in any European stadium, way ahead of the competition.
He is responsible for ensuring Stadia Solutions is the go to expert in all in-stadia media. This includes stadium connectivity, smarter fan engagement, inspiring a new fan experience, creating new partner revenue, driving new revenue streams, enabling technology, new transactions and delivering a seamless experience across multiple platforms.
James, a Fifa and FA Licensed football agent and a commercial specialist, has over 10 years of experience working with and advising brands, rights holders, businesses and individual talent.
Since joining Stadia Solutions in January 2016, he has successfully built and deepened multiple relationships with sports organisations and suppliers. He is now responsible for overall commercial revenue and strategy.
James’ role involves building commercial partnerships with clubs and exploring new, and untapped, revenue streams for them, no matter their size or budget.