28th November: Dominic Smales
After spending 15 years in media, production and advertising Dominic Smales set up Gleam Futures initially to help online communities connect for mutual benefit. This has evolved now into purely managing 'Social Talent', a term coined by Gleam to describe a group of individuals who have achieved the kind of reach and influence on social media platforms usually associated with traditional celebrity or media ownership. Gleam look after the very top tier of online super influence in the UK primarily in the entertainment and lifestyle area. The joint reach of the top 10 talent on Gleam Futures Roster delivers over 21m subscribers on YouTube and have clocked up over 1.1 billion views so far.