Top Influencers: 31 UK Product Director’s To Follow in 2022

3 years ago

Founder & Product Director play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founder & Product Director role. We have selected these Founder & Product Director’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Founder & Product Director’s. The list is in no particular order!

David Shepherd

Founder & Product Director @ PurpleBricks

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PurpleBricks is an online real estate agent that helps its clients to sell, buy, and let their properties. Read more aboutPurpleBricks on Crunchbase…

Michael Marciano

Product Director | Radius, Propertylink, News, Legal & Jobs @ EG

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EG provides data and intelligence in the commercial real estate industry. Read more aboutEG on Crunchbase…

Gregory Talon

Senior Product Director @ Wise

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Wise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals and businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges. Read more aboutWise on Crunchbase…

Ollie Maitland

Co-Founder and Product Director @

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Capitalise uses a little funding magic to identify the best financing options available for your business. Read more on Crunchbase…

David Sommer

Co-Founder & Product Director @ Kudos

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Kudos offers web-based tools and services to help researchers, institutions, publishers, and funders increase the impact of their research. Read more aboutKudos on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Draper

Product Director, Onboarding and Monitoring @ ComplyAdvantage

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ComplyAdvantage provides AI-driven financial crime risk data and detection technology. Read more aboutComplyAdvantage on Crunchbase…

Eireann Kelly

Product Director @ IMG ARENA

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Read more aboutIMG ARENA on Crunchbase…

Jo Wickremasinghe

Product Director @ Zoopla

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Zoopla is a property website in the U.K. that combines property listings with market data, local information, and community tools. Read more aboutZoopla on Crunchbase…

Mike Greening

Product Director @ CityFibre

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CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc is the UK’s largest independent provider of fibre infrastructure in secondary cities Read more aboutCityFibre on Crunchbase…

Kingsley Maunder

Associate Product Director, Pollpass @ GWI

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GWI is the leading supplier of target audience insight to the global marketing industry. Read more aboutGWI on Crunchbase…

Steven Lowe

Product Director Mobile @ Gamma

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Steve has over 23 years’ experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. Having held senior operational and product development roles at BT Cellnet and One 2 One, Steve established and led the Mobile Virtual Network Operator businesses of Kingston Communications and BT. For the past 14 years, he has provided hands-on consultancy services to a variety of mobile network operators and mobile virtual network operators across Europe, including Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone. Steve joined Gamma in July 2018 to lead the development of its mobile business. Learn more about Steven Lowe on Crunchbase…

Gamma is a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK. Read more aboutGamma on Crunchbase…

Chris Hems

Product Director @ Kerridge Commercial Systems

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Read more aboutKerridge Commercial Systems on Crunchbase…

Rebecca Dibb-Simkin

Marketing & Product Director @ Octopus Energy

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Octopus Energy builds technology that reduces the cost of energy to improve customer experience. Read more aboutOctopus Energy on Crunchbase…

Darshan Sanghrajka

Founder & Product Director @ State of Ambition

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State of Ambition is a social enterprise that helps young individuals build support networks around their ambitions. Read more aboutState of Ambition on Crunchbase…

Mehram Sumray-Roots

Product Director @ Expede IT Solutions Limited

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Expede is proud to be the home of ‘yada’ – the next generation of mobile event app allowing a true 360-degree view of all your events Read more aboutExpede IT Solutions Limited on Crunchbase…

Daniel Collis

Product Director @ UniQuest

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Dan manages the continuing development of UniQuest’s custom platform to ensure we stay ahead of client needs. Previously, Dan spent some years as a Salesforce Consultant, helping organisations implement and make the most of Salesforce. Before he discovered his passion for CRM development and management, Dan enjoyed studying physics at University of Nottingham. When he’s not architecting the future of our platform, Dan loves tinkering with Lego and anything to do with hockey. Learn more about Daniel Collis on Crunchbase…

UniQuest helps streamline and improve student conversion and delivers great higher education student experiences. Read more aboutUniQuest on Crunchbase…

Thomas Gooday

Product Director @ Maverick

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Thomas Gooday

Product Director @ Maverick

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Read more aboutMaverick on Crunchbase…

Richard Terry

UK Market Product Director @ Inspired Gaming Group

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Inspired Gaming Group supplier worldwide of Server Based Gaming (SBG) systems. Read more aboutInspired Gaming Group on Crunchbase…

Ryszard Jedrzejewski

Product Director – Affordability @ Experian

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Read more aboutExperian on Crunchbase…

David Manson

Technology & Product Director @ Conservation by Design

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Conservation by Design is part of an international group dedicated to working with conservators from museums. Read more aboutConservation by Design on Crunchbase…

Pratteek Bathula

Product Director @ Hut Six Security

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Hut Six Security is a company that protects organizations from the most prevalent cause of security breaches. Read more aboutHut Six Security on Crunchbase…

Michael Campbell

Commercial and Product Director @ AdviserPlus

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AdviserPlus provides its clients with managed HR advisory solutions. Read more aboutAdviserPlus on Crunchbase…

Anthony Faconti

Product Director @ Find Others

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Find Others empowers individuals with common issues to unite and seek justice through impactful campaigns and group legal actions. Read more aboutFind Others on Crunchbase…

Valeri Filianov

Product Director @ Pyronix Ltd

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Pyronix Ltd is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of products and technologies for use in the security industry. Read more aboutPyronix Ltd on Crunchbase…

Rob Skidmore

Chief Product Director and Co-Founder @ CarVue

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CarVue is simple but smart automotive management software in the cloud. Read more aboutCarVue on Crunchbase…

Neil Bedford

Product Director @ Kamarin Computers

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Neil is responsible for the strategy of the KC product portfolio, which includes KCPOS as well as a range of add-ons for accounting solutions. He manages the planning and development of all product development as well as heading up all bespoke software projects for their customers. Learn more about Neil Bedford on Crunchbase…

Kamarin Computers, provider of business IT & software solutions. Read more aboutKamarin Computers on Crunchbase…

Callum Grant

Product Director @ Trailight

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Trailight is a pioneering compliance technology business based in York and London. Read more aboutTrailight on Crunchbase…

Oliver Smith

Product Director @ Credit Benchmark

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Oliver Smith is responsible for managing Product and Content within Credit Benchmark. Before joining Credit Benchmark, Olly was co-head for Markit Securities Finance Europe, also managing product Development. He previously held roles at Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters within sales and business development. Learn more about Oliver Smith on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutCredit Benchmark on Crunchbase…

David Bowman

Product Director @ Content and Code

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David Bowman is Content and Code’s Products Director and oversees Fresh – an accelerator for delivering Office 365 to clients end-users. He is responsible for all elements of the product’s direction – from marketing and branding to consultancy with clients to feature concept design. David’s background is in solution architecture for custom application development and SharePoint in media and advertising. He joined Content and Code to run the professional services team’s more creative client engagements before moving over to setting up and managing the successful products division of the business. Learn more about David Bowman on Crunchbase…

Content and Code solves business challenges with creative IT solutions. Read more aboutContent and Code on Crunchbase…

Ryan Davies

Product Director @ AdSpruce

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AdSpruce delivers beautiful rich-media ads and interactive video to more devices than anyone else. Read more aboutAdSpruce on Crunchbase…

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