Jeremy Thompson, founder of the Caytoo agency, Gorkana and former CEO of Cision EMEA and he is also an advisory board member of Epressspack, the leading european publisher of content platforms dedicated to the reputation for brands and companies.
A 15+ year veteran of the PR industry, he led a team through a number of acquisitions backed by Exponent Private Equity, to create Gorkana Group, the UK’s market leading PR services business. He served as MD and then CEO from 2007 to 2014, when he sold the business to Cision, the world's largest PR services platform. He acted as CEO of Cision EMEA from 2014 to 2017 when he left to found Caytoo. Thompson began his career in the information industry on the graduate scheme at the Thomson Corporation, followed by a stint at PR Newswire before getting into the media intelligence sector. Thompson also chaired the global PR intelligence trade association, AMEC (International Association for the Measurement & Evaluation of Communication) from 2015 to 2017, driving adoption of improved measurement practices across the industry. He is also an investor in a number of start-ups including Trint (www.trint.com), where he served as a Non-Executive Director, and Headbox (www.headbox.com), where he sat on the Advisory Board, and he served on the Appeals Board of Bowel Cancer UK for 4 years. Jeremy lives in the UK with his wife and children and enjoys windsurfing and cycling.