At Associated Northcliffe Digital, the digital consumer division of A&N Media, he oversaw a £100m+ international portfolio of businesses including UK sector leaders; Jobsite, FindaProperty, Globrix, Motors.co.uk and the online travel, mobile and television businesses of Teletext.
Previously, Richard led one of three BBC future media divisions as Controller Future Media, A&M and Mobile, where he was responsible for the strategic, editorial and technical delivery of its mobile products and services (including the GMSA award winning mobile iPlayer).
Richard has founded or co-founded seven firms in his diverse entrepreneurial career including Razorfish LA and Schematic, an Adweek top 10 interactive agency where he served as President and Vice Chairman before its 2007 acquisition by WPP.
Richard likes to interview as many people as possible who join his organisation. He likes to see how smart the interviewees are and how they respond to things they aren’t expecting to understand how they would react in a crisis.