James Bilefield United Kingdom Aeroplan

Digital Entrepreneur & UK Government Digital Strategy Advisor

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D £3 - £5,000

  • Digital entrepreneur.
  • Launching, management and scaling of prestigious web based platforms including Skype.
  • An advisor to the UK Government and speaker to businesses on the usefulness of technology to build better organisations.

James Bilefield is a serial digital entrepreneur, who gave up his investment banking day job with JP Morgan to build a unique set of technology-based businesses around the world. He scaled Skype’s global activities as part of its founding management team and ran it’s European operation when it was acquired by eBay for $4.1bn.  He was President of the digital transformation of media group Condé Nast across 27 countries and led a $20m investment in fashion e-commerce leader Farfetch. He co-founded UpMyStreet, one of the UK’s first digital businesses, he was CEO of OpenX the world’s leading digital and mobile advertising platform delivering billions of digital ads daily.

James is an lively and passionate speaker, with a core belief in the power of technology to disrupt and transform for the better organisations, careers and all of our lives. He speaks at events across Europe, Asia and the USA for groups large and small ranging from FTSE 100 companies to global professional services companies, government organisations to major media groups.

He currently serves on the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board and on the Enterprises Board of the Science Museum Group in London.

James Bilefield

Motivational Speaker James Bilefield
  • Digital entrepreneur.
  • Launching, management and scaling of prestigious web based platforms including Skype.
  • An advisor to the UK Government and speaker to businesses on the usefulness of technology to build better organisations.
  • ...

James Bilefield

Motivational Speaker James Bilefield
  • Digital entrepreneur.
  • Launching, management and scaling of prestigious web based platforms including Skype.
  • An advisor to the UK Government and speaker to businesses on the usefulness of technology to build better organisations.

James Bilefield is a serial digital entrepreneur, who gave up his investment banking day job with JP Morgan to build a unique set of technology-based businesses around the world. He scaled Skype’s global activities as part of its founding management team and ran it’s European operation when it was acquired by eBay for $4.1bn.  He was President of the digital transformation of media group Condé Nast across 27 countries and led a $20m investment in fashion e-commerce leader Farfetch. He co-founded UpMyStreet, one of the UK’s first digital businesses, he was CEO of OpenX the world’s leading digital and mobile advertising platform delivering billions of digital ads daily.

James is an lively and passionate speaker, with a core belief in the power of technology to disrupt and transform for the better organisations, careers and all of our lives. He speaks at events across Europe, Asia and the USA for groups large and small ranging from FTSE 100 companies to global professional services companies, government organisations to major media groups.

He currently serves on the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board and on the Enterprises Board of the Science Museum Group in London.

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