Consultant Music/Arts/TV/Radio
Rainbow City Broadcasting Ltd

Steve Abbott is the manager of composers Max Richter and Gabriel Prokofiev and musicians Lang Lang , Cerys Matthews and Catrin Finch .He also is a consultant for Decca Records (Universal ) , The Arts Club (Dover Street ,Mayfair ) is co owner of The Good Life Experience Festival , and sits on the board of new music media technology company Tido Music . 

He was a punk rock singer in the late 70’s and is credited with coining the phrase “Goth “ (!)  and has appeared on two BBC 2 TV Series’ as a mentor/judge , “Goldie , By Royal Appointment “ and “Classical Star “ as well as appearing in and making documentaries for BBC Radio 4, most recently “The Grace of Jeff Buckley” and “Great Lives - Jeff Buckley “ .

Judging panel

Phil Jones

Founder & Organiser,
Podge Events

Chris Ketley

Owner and Director
Beechgate Consulting Limited

Craig Hepburn

Vice President, Digital Marketing
TATA Communications

Ian Cafferky

Head of Marcomms 
O2

Alastair Bewick

Chief Executive Officer
ICON

Al Keck

Founder & CEO
toinfinity

Norm Driskell

CDO (Chief Digital & Data Officer)
The Home Office

Dave Castell

Global Head Of Retail & Partnerships
AOL (Verizon)

Sean Bailey

Head of Marketing
National Express

Matthew Candy

Vice President & European Leader
IBM Interactive Experience

Suzanne Linton

Managing Director
Freestyle Interactive

Nick Rhind

CEO
CTI Digital

Bruce Griffin

Founder and CEO
Rockpool Digital

Patrick Baglee

Executive Creative Director
Start

Steve Radjen

MD & Founder
CDD

Tom Adams

Global Head of Strategy 
FutureBrand

Tom Evans

Founder
BleepBleeps

Rob Heasley

Creative Director
Naked Penguin Boy

Jerry Newman

Head of Digital Marketing and CRM
Chelsea Football club

Steve Abbott

Consultant Music/Arts/TV/Radio
Rainbow City Broadcasting Ltd

Chris Hyland

Co-Founder
The Happiness Index

Michael Brunt

CMO
The Economist

Jon Andrews

Managing Partner, Head of Innovation
OgilvyOne

Nicky Bullard

Chairman
MRM Meteorite

Chris Aubrey

Global Retail Director
dyson

Andrew Newman

CEO and Co-founder
DOOH.COM

Chris Duncan

Chief Customer Officer
News UK

Paul Smernicki

Director of Digital
Universal Music UK

Daniele Fiandaca

Co-founder
 

Christian Burne

Business Director
Visualise

Jenny Southwell

Global Head of Digital Customer Engagement
HSBC

Scott Ross

Chief Technology Officer, UK
DigitasLBi

Simon Farrell

Managing Director
Tayburn

Spencer Gallagher

co-founder
Cactus

Leigh Thomas

Chief Executive Officer
Dare

Mads Holst

Chief Creative Officer 
Digital Innovation Group

Margaret Manning OBE

CEO
Adelphi Digital

Mark Sherwin

Managing Director
Accenture

Carolyn McKeever

Global Head of Loyalty
Shell