Dusan is a proven digital business leader who has founded and successfully run two international companies from a standing start to a global footprint providing innovative mobile and digital strategies to key brands such as Adidas, Vodafone and Philips CE, as well as holding management roles within global top five agency networks.
He is a regular guest speaker at industry conferences across the world and is often quoted in trade, national and international press for his insights on the sector.
Dusan’s award-winning teams have, over the years, been formed through a dedication to attracting, fostering and retaining industry-leading talent, empowering them to free their entrepreneurial thinking. His extensive experience includes, among many other areas: business development, customer acquisition, integrated marketing, mobile and emerging media, business modelling, digital innovation and strategic planning.
As one of the leading experts in global retail and omni-channel strategy, Andy has advised some of the world’s largest retailers, brands and customer service providers across a wide range of business and technology challenges. He brings leading-edge strategic insight, and an impressive breadth and depth of knowledge, coupled with extensive front line digital transformation experience to his role as CEO.
Previously, Andy was Associate Director at Javelin Group (acquired by Accenture Strategy in 2015) and an Operations Development Manager responsible for business change at Tesco.com. He holds a BSc and MSc in Physics from Warwick University.
Ben has a huge amount of experience in running design studios. As the founder of Mylo Design and This Place, Ben built up a client roster of international brands including Luxury hotel group, the Mandarin Oriental and infrastructure conglomerate, the YTL Corporation.
Ben’s deep understanding of consumer behaviour and user experience (UX) design in the digital sphere combined with many years of running digital agencies means he has been able to effectively build and scale This Place’s service proposition and team from inception to the thriving consultancy it is today.
Dawn has spent the last decade consulting major global clients across Retail, Consumer Goods, Media and Health on a range of challenges centred around digital transformation and strategic growth. Her passion is bringing together commercial strategy and experience design to create truly innovative propositions and business models.
Prior to joining This Place, Dawn held senior management positions at Conde Nast International and Accenture where she worked across multiple markets for global clients and brands. From understanding customer and business needs through to designing future propositions and the organisational changes required to support them, her experience spans strategy, design and delivery of digital products and transformation programmes.
In addition to her work with global brands, Dawn has mentored a variety of start-ups and supported the Cherie Blair Foundation on their mission to empower women through entrepreneurship.
Following the acquisition by Infoteria Group, Ben joined as Global Finance Director. Ben leads the UK and Seattle finance department and works closely with the Japanese finance department raising the level of compliance, auditing and finance experience in the group.
Ben has over 10 years’ experience in Finance with broad knowledge across the board from Auditing, to International Accounting and UK taxation.
Ben completed his ACCA qualifications at a Cambridge practice and rapidly climbed to the role of Senior Manager at BKL LLP, a top 50 UK accounting firm. Throughout his career, Ben’s proactive attitude and willingness to dive in to anything makes a real impact on the work undertaken and everyone that works with him.