Seasoned entrepreneur and investor
Andrew's diverse, yet complementary, experience has enabled him to successfully accelerate the development of small companies by mentoring their executive teams, leading strategic development and facilitating their relationships with large global businesses. With a background in international business and marketing, he has focused much of his work on three sectors: Data and Analytics, Technology and Media. Andrew’s career has spanned Europe, the US and Asia, giving him an international perspective and an active global network.
Most recently Andrew has served as Chief Strategy Officer at Digi.me, the platform on which HDX is built, and is advisor to ViewersLogic, a company which monitors and analyses consumers marketing consumption, behaviour and purchases. He has helped guide the company from early technology to full commercialization
Andrew’s career has also included roles as Managing Director for Scient, a US Consulting firm and Director of Marketing for NBC and Regional Director for WPP J Walter Thompson in Asia, focusing on CRM and digital.
DR LESTER RUSSELL
BM DRCOG MRCGP MBA FFCI
A digital health executive, entrepreneur and practising clinician with experience ranging from several successful start-ups to senior roles in global technology organisations and the public sector. A frequent keynote speaker, he is also an All-Party Parliamentary Group advisor.
Lester has conceived and built a number of medical businesses including an innovative e-consultation service, a General Practice and an aesthetic medicine clinic.
In addition, Lester has held senior and diverse medical executive roles at Fujitsu Intel and IBM ranging from building a global health network to managing a broad portfolio of health & life sciences research projects across multiple European sites and working with major global pharmaceutical companies.