Meet the team
Ten years’ experience in digital advertising, predominantly focused on selling software to global publishers.
Ben led the new business function at The Fifth, News Corp’s influencer marketing agency, where he delivered £2m+ in influencer marketing campaigns with brands including Disney+, Heineken, LR Suntory, Unilever and Nestle.
Prior to the Fifth, Ben led all software sales for Sharethrough’s European Business, selling content management solutions to CNN (International/ Domestic), Forbes, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail and other Comscore top 100 publishers.
Ten years of experience spent on the sell-side at start-ups and large legacy publishers.
Adam started his working life in ad operations before moving on to become a highly successful salesperson.
He was the Sales Director at SmartFrame technologies, a start-up helping image owners protect, track, present and monetise their images. His role was to build an entire advertising strategy, team and product from the ground up.
Before this, Adam was the Programmatic Director at Conde Nast, helping to bring new advertising technology and revenue streams to a global legacy publisher.
Twenty years of experience in various disciplines of software development, architecture, management, and delivery of complex programs. Specialization in information security, privacy, and regulatory aspects of data-driven solutions.
Chandru has worked with clients such as BT, Cisco, Virgin Media, and Vodafone in various capacities. He comes with significant experience in overcoming technical, strategic, and regulatory challenges in the field of digital advertising.
Recently, he helped to build and operationalize Virgin Media’s targeted advertising platform.
More than ten years experience in eCommerce and SAAS with a focus on team management, solution consulting and project delivery.
Prior to joining Alkimi, Benjamin was part of the EMEA leadership team at Bazaarvoice, where he managed a team of Solution Consultants based in London, Paris and Munich and advised many of the leading brands and retailers across EMEA and the US.
Benjamin is fluent in German, English and French, and has been a self-taught blockchain enthusiast since 2017.
In 2020, he founded HowToBeginCrypto.com - now part of Alkimi Akademi - a successful online training and coaching business that teaches people on how to safely get started in their journey as a blockchain and cryptocurrency investor.
Vincent has always been working in fast growing tech and international environments. Whilst born and raised in France, he started his career in NYC back in the 90s with DoubleClick, the internet advertising pioneer later acquired by Google. He then became the CFO of Toluna, supporting the growth from 20 employees in France to 800 globally within only 4 years. Vincent was then in charge of all finance operations outside of the US for BazaarVoice, an Austin based company listed on the NASDAQ and then with Quantcast, a digital advertising solution leveraging AI.
After a semi break of 5 years during which Vincent decided to support his 3 fast growing kids and became a part-time CFO and advisor to help scale-ups, Vincent was now appointed CFO of Alkimi where his extensive experience will be highly valuable.