Ian James

General Manager, International,


With 15 years digital and traditional media experience, Ian has held various leadership roles across entertainment, FMCG and media organisations. Throughout his career, Ian has been instrumental in the evolution of digital for a multitude of large brands, music and radio businesses.

From 2008, James continued his digital journey at the world's largest agencies, including Aegis Media, Starcom and Acxiom, working closer with global brands in the bid to connect them to consumers utilising data and insights.

His latest move sees Ian join the fast-growing, leading mobile location experts, Verve Mobile, as CEO International, where he will oversee the companies launch in the UK and international markets. Ian brings a wealth of mobile and data knowledge, truly understanding the importance of a brand story, from consumer intelligence, creative innovations through to measurement and proven results.

About Verve

Verve, the leading location-based mobile platform globally, provides advertisers and publishers alike with a full end-to-end service and solution, providing true 1st party mobile location data to expand the potential of their digital media.

The company's proprietary location intelligence, patented technology, premium inventory, analytics capabilities and expert team empower marketers to identify, reach and engage consumers with compelling advertising experiences. Their location-smart intelligence builds the connective thread between people, places and purpose.

Verve have direct location-smart SDK integrations with premium inventory partners, identifying a complete view of the consumer journey.

Headquartered in New York City, Verve has offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Eastern Europe, India and Southeast Asia.

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