Tom Bowman has over 20 years’ experience in digital advertising and technology. He works with ShareActor an AI driven on-demand platform startup for sharing economy marketplaces. He is Board Advisor at MAXL Investment Management, and as a digital media consultant works with broadcasters, publishers and service companies. Tom is a regular contributor at industry events.
- As BBC Advertising SVP he was responsible for on and off site revenue
innovation at BBC Advertising for both television and digital products and led the successful advertising launch of bbc.com in 2007.
- At Microsoft MSN he held a number of commercial roles launching UK ad sales, then leading global sales strategy, driving ad systems product development, spearheading sales expansion into new countries, and heading up various international sales teams.
- Tom was in at the start of the online advertising business in the UK as Commercial Director of ZD Net UK and in 1996 as UK launch Sales Director for Yahoo! He was a founding member of IAB UK.
He has also worked on the agency side within the Saatchi & Saatchi Group.
Tom has served as an elected Board member of IAB Europe. He is a mentor to emerging UK digital and technology companies.