PA to Group Managing Director
Social Media Manager
Business Development Director
Head of Growth
Account Manager, PR
Senior Account Director
Chief Snack Strategist
Business Operations Manager
Head of Creative Services
A seasoned marketing professional who has lived and worked across 3 continents. Julie has an innate sense of what works and a direct and honest approach towards business. Her ability to adapt to any environment coupled with her natural sense of adventure has taken her from the UK to Canada and then to the UAE. Her 35 years of global market experience makes her an invaluable investor and advisor to our business. Julie offers a keen sense of market direction and critical review of value propositions. Her passion for photography fits wonderfully with her travel and adventurous nature and will soon be launching her own showcase site.. Look out Flicker!
Sean Emery, a seasoned entrepreneur with a wealth of experience across both the media and banking sectors has held numerous senior positions in major companies. Sean is currently Chief Investment Officer of Titan Investments and CEO, RainFin Financial Services in SA. During his distinguished career, Sean has been responsible for managing several investment funds including investments for Mondia Middle East and Abu Dhabi Media. Prior to this Sean co-founded and successfully sold Africa’s largest B2B E-Marketplace PlatformTradeworld.com. Sean’s global career spans management roles in technology, corporate finance and digital media businesses in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Sean holds a post-graduate degree in Business Administration from WITS Business School and a B Phys-Ed (Econ) from University of the Witwatersand.
Sheena is founder and Managing Director of Flick the Switch and Managing Partner of TIS Ventures. Following a career in finance in London she launched Flick the Switch as a film finance boutique, structuring the finance for feature films. Sheena has worked on a wide range of films and has spoken at several conferences and panels around the world on the subject of film finance. Most recently she was a film finance consultant at the Dubai International Film Festival, working with young filmmakers to help them structure their film projects. In 2009 she expanded the company into India and in 2014 FTS set up operations in Dubai. In 2014, Sheena became a partner at TIS Ventures Dubai and, in her capacity as Managing Partner, brings a special focus to tech and media investments.
Julie is currently CEO and co-founder of ‘edtwist', a platform that will empower users to evaluate and select the ideal learning path. Julie has held numerous high profile positions across the entertainment and media sector and was most recently a key executive of the VEVO executive management team with direct responsibility for defining and executing its growth, business development and global licensing. Previous senior positions include Head of Sales & Licensing, Universal Music Mobile/ Vice President, Business Development, eLabs, Executive Director, Business Development and Finance. Not surprisingly in 2010 Fast Company Magazine named Julie as <strong>‘Most Influential Woman in Technology’</strong>. Julie holds both BA & Masters degrees in Economics from UCLA.
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