30th May: Gerard Grech

This week Elliot is joined by Gerard Grech.

Gerard has nearly 15 years experience in the world of digital media, web and mobile. His international experience in London, New York and Paris building and rolling out global digital products has given him both a global vision and local expertise.

Gerard is CEO of Tech City UK. Previously in New York, he was head of global marketing for Blackberry World (app, music & video e-store). Prior, he was with Nokia in New York, where he led the app store's marketing operations, ran the app strategy and portfolio development team and, most recently, identified and assessed equity investment opportunities for Nokia Growth Partners, Nokia's venture arm, in London.

At Orange in Paris, Gerard was the content division’s group director of strategy and business development, and group head of music and video in London. He was EMEA chapter founder and chair of the Mobile Entertainment Forum. Before his MBA, Gerard’s career began as a newmedia correspondent and founder of a music promo company in the music business.