Our team has in depth experience with both online start ups and major digital media companies including Telewest Broadband, Gemstar TV Guide, Walt Disney Television International, The Cloud, Alphameric and Interoute. We also have experience across multiple digital distribution platforms including working in the mobile commerce, online gaming and interactive TV games sectors. If you would like to hear more about our experience to date please get in touch.
Brain Media Board Directors
David Caswell (Co-founder & CEO)
David co-founded Brain Media Ltd in 2008 and prior to that draws on 12 years of commercial leadership experience in digital media businesses. His previous roles include CEO and Co-Founder of Electra Entertainment (interactive platform technology provider for digital terrestrial television), Director and Co-Founder of Rated People (the UK's number 1 tradesmen recommendation service), Managing Director of Openeyes Consulting (media and telco consultancy), Head of Platform Strategy at Telewest Broadband (UK cable provider – now branded Virgin Media) as well as marketing management roles at Walt Disney Television International and Unilever Plc.
Leon de Beer (Co-founder & CTO)
Leon co-founded Brain Media in 2008. His previous experience includes Co-Founder of Opiah (a digital media agency responsible for facilitating a number of high profile on-line bingo and casino portals), Co-Founder of Assensha (a mobile payment solution provider), Managing Director of RoamPoint (European wireless roaming exchange, a joint venture between the Intel and the Cloud - the largest UK WiFi network), Co-Founder and CTO of Pathfinder Telecom (a mobile technology licensing company) and Technical Director of Gemstar Europe (the consumer electronics licensing company behind the VideoPlus+ video programming solution).
Alex Saint (Non Executive Director)
Alex is a serial online entrepreneur and is currently the Co-founder and CEO of leading UK travel flash sale website, Secretescapes.com backed by Octopus Ventures and Atlas Venture and a number of private investors. He was formerly Co-Founder and CEO of travel price comparison website dealchecker.co.uk which he sold to Easyvoyage Group in January 2011. He previously held a number of senior roles at the digital publishing division of Associated Newspapers (DMGT) and began his career in sales and marketing at Unilever Plc.