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Top Influencers: 10 UK Co- Founder’s To Follow in 2022

Co- Founder & CEO play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Co- Founder & CEO role. We have selected these Co- Founder & CEO’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 Co- Founder & CEO’s. The list is in no particular order!

John M. Foraker

Co- Founder & CEO @ Once Upon a Farm

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John Foraker is the Co- Founder & CEO at Once Upon a Farm . Learn more about John M. Foraker on Crunchbase…

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Carl Uminski

COO & Co- Founder @ Somo

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@watfordfc Till I Die | Co-Founder & CEO @somoglobal - The Worlds Leading Digital Product Agency now part of the @ciandt family | Investor | NED | Advisor

Carl Uminski
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Carl is an internet industry pioneer with over 16 years’ experience creating new products, platforms and executing scalable growth strategies for businesses across the globe. Carl’s impact on the mobile industry was recently acknowledged by The Drum, who named him the most influential person in mobile.As COO & Co-Founder, Carl takes hands on leadership for the delivery of all Somo’s products and advertising businesses, splitting his time between our international offices. Carl has a unique knowledge of the mobile industry ranging from technical challenges to the commercial opportunities for brands to succeed in mobile. He has advised and executed for over 60 international brands on their mobile strategy, working with the leaders of companies including Audi, Groupon, Zynga, Fidelity Investments & BP. Prior to founding Somo, Carl was co-founder at Overture Europe, the company to pioneer the multi-billion dollar pay-per-click advertising industry into Europe. As CTO, he was integral in leading the business to success in 15 European countries, and its eventual sale to Yahoo! for $1.63 billion in 2003. A leader in search and social networking, he was headhunted to the Silicon Valley, where he created the Yahoo! One Search mobile platform, working with some of the world’s largest mobile brands. Previously, Carl was responsible for running real-time systems such as aircraft parking, flight information and security at seven British airports including London’s Heathrow Airport. Learn more about Carl Uminski on Crunchbase…

Somo is a digital product agency, delivering digital ambitions at pace and scale for the world’s biggest brands and coolest start-ups. Read more aboutSomo on Crunchbase…

Nikki Cochrane

CO-CEO & Co- Founder @ DigitalMums

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Nikki set up the business with Kathryn so the weight of our flexible mission falls on her shoulders. She comes out in hives if she has to leave E8 and is the only person under 90 with an addiction to wine gums. Learn more about Nikki Cochrane on Crunchbase…

Digital Mums is a social media skills training. Read more aboutDigitalMums on Crunchbase…

Ryuji Yasukagawa

Co- Founder @ Corrob

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Corrob is an online platform to help Angels and VCs manage their deal flow process better by enabling a customisable. Read more aboutCorrob on Crunchbase…

Warren Butland

Co- founder and EVP, Global Sales @ Evolved Vehicle Environments

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With over twenty years experience in software/hardware and solutions industry sales and business development, Warren has deep expertise in working closely and strategically with a range of companies, while continuously focusing on his passion for customer service excellence. As a part of the EVE team, Warren looks for opportunities to propel EVE on to the world stage, focusing on company growth initiatives, strategies and global alliances. In his previous roles, Warren has spent many years working with top Fortune 100 companies like Microsoft, GM, MTV, Nickelodeon, BBC, ABC Disney, Hit Entertainment and more. He has also worked extensively with local and federal governments across North America within the software and hardware industries. More recently, Warren entered in a Mobile Application Design & Development course and opened his own mobile development company, offering a series of apps, for iOS and Android, and custom web solutions across industries. Learn more about Warren Butland on Crunchbase…

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Orlando von Einsiedel

Co- Founder @ Grain Media

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Grain Media is a London-based TV, film and online content production specialist. Read more aboutGrain Media on Crunchbase…

Jerry Staple

Co- Founder @ Origin

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Origin is a creative digital agency producing digital strategies, products, experiences and growth. Delivering results since 2006. Read more aboutOrigin on Crunchbase…

Beth Elliott

Co- Founder @ Dig Worldwide

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Dig Worldwide provides back to basics primary intelligence capabilities. Read more aboutDig Worldwide on Crunchbase…

Kathryn Tyler

Co- Founder @ DigitalMums

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Kathryn set up the business with Nikki so shares our responsibility for changing the world for mothers everywhere. Also known as #onetakeTyler or #Katinthehat – she has more aliases than Jason Bourne. Learn more about Kathryn Tyler on Crunchbase…

Digital Mums is a social media skills training. Read more aboutDigitalMums on Crunchbase…

Peter Lillie

Co- founder and Commercial Director @ GRN Sportswear

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Peter Lillie is a co-founder and commercial director of GRN Sportswear. Learn more about Peter Lillie on Crunchbase…

GRN Sportswear is a sportswear manufacturer out of recycled and sustainable materials. Read more aboutGRN Sportswear on Crunchbase…

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