Bringing value to the people, products, and services shaping the future of finance.
Starting my career in the agency world, I specialized in organic search growth. Since then, I spent the best part of a decade in the software-as-a-service space as the VP of Marketing at HubSpot, leading teams focused on product-led growth, performance marketing, and customer marketing. In the background to all of this, I became increasingly involved in the emerging crypto space. This led me to taking at CMO role at a leading web3 game studio, and then to my role today as VP, Growth at Kraken – one of the most trusted and long-standing pioneers in the space.
Outside of my role at Kraken, I’m an investor and entrepreneur (sold one of my companies to a multi-billion dollar public company in 2023). When it comes to what I’m passionate about, blockchain, leadership, and the future of decentralized finance are right at the top of my list.Contact
Timeline of Work
Leadership in the Agency World
I started my career in the services space, moving into leadership roles within large marketing and brand agencies in the UK. I primarily worked with B2B companies in the growing software as a service space. My area of expertise centered on customer acquisition.
Cofounder of Traffic Think Tank
Back in 2017, I launched a private marketing community along with two other cofounders. Within two years it was generating $1 million in annual revenue. In early 2023 we sold the business to Semrush, a multi-billion dollar public SaaS company.
VP, Marketing at HubSpot
Initially joining to build out the SEO team at HubSpot in 2015, I was responsible for running our freemium acquisition team, global customer education, and community teams. Over the 7 years of my tenure, I moved into a leadership role as a VP overseeing a ~80 person group around the world. HubSpot’s meteoric rise from a $1bn to ~$40bn market cap, and 600 to 6,000 employees, took place during my time at the company.
I joined the Decentral Games team in 2022 as Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for onboarding the next wave of web3 users into our play and earn gaming ecosystem. I led a core team of growth marketers, contributed to the overall strategic direction of the company, and worked closely with DAO contributors and investors to grow the Decentral Games ecosystem.
At Kraken, our mission is to accelerate the global adoption of crypto so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion – a mission that aligns deeply with my own personal mission. I’m the VP of Growth here, running a global team focused on growing the global market share of the business.
Over the past decade, I’ve worked with, invested in, and become an advisor to a number of exciting companies that align with what I’m passionate about. I take on a very limited number of advisory roles and make between 3-5 early-stage angel investments each year.
A decade of partnerships
Over the past decade, I’ve worked with, invested in, and become an advisor to a number of exciting companies that align with what I’m passionate about. I take on a very limited number of advisory roles and make several early-stage investments each year.
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