Entrepreneur with 20 years experience building businesses in Asia, and prior to that in the UK.
In 2017 Ian saw the opportunity created by the disruption in the industry caused by the OTTs and the power of the blockchain - to start Vuulr - a blockchain based Supply Chain and Marketplace for Broadcast Content.
Ian founded Vocanic in 2005 and led the business to become the largest, regional, full-service social media marketing firm in Asia with offices in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta.
In 2013 WPP acquired a majority holding in Vocanic, today Vocanic is part of the GroupM network.
Prior to being CEO at Vocanic, Ian was COO of an Incubator that brought businesses to Asia, MD of a Business Analytics business, did Balanced Business Scorecard consulting, was an evangelist in Artificial Intelligence for Sun Microsystems and worked with IRI Software (then acquired by Oracle) one of the very first “Big Data” businesses.
He has called Singapore home for 20 years and has 2 kids – for fun, when he has time, he enjoys photography and scuba-diving.
Broadcast Content / FTA / PayTV/ OTT
Social Media/Content Marketing
Sales/marketing strategy (B2C and B2B)
Building developing & business that scale across Asia