Andrew Ford, Founder and CEO, and international market growth leader
Andrew founded CustomerGig to help offer business strategy and marketing services for businesses to achieve rapid and sustained growth.
Andrew is a c-level global board business leader, with more than 25 years of experience growing revenue and EBITDA across corporate, private-equity and start-up SaaS and tech businesses, across Europe, USA, Americas, Asia & Africa, including: Board adviser for breakthrough AgriTech analytics & micro-financing business MyFugo; >400% increase in revenue and three pre-series A funding rounds at Cyance SaaS behaviour intent analytics B2B martech (2018 / 2019); launched Optunli B2C / B2B HRTech SaaS platform and continue to advise on international growth and funding (2018); board advisory for a new live event ticketing >$40M ICO blockchain SaaS business in the UK and US with Aventus / Artos (2018); built the global revenue plan from £12M to £19M, and doubled software development productivity at PE-owned Red Box voice (2017); >200% increase in qualified opportunities at PB software (2015 / 2016); moved Norton software from ant-virus to a multi-device consumer SaaS subscription to £50M ARR (2009 to 2013); grew Dell to customer focused solutions, 20% to 50% of revenue mix (2006 to 2009).
Tamara Medina, International Scale up Coach
Tamara has over 10 years of international experience in providing Scaleup business founders with a result driven leadership skill set to build high performance teams, creating sustainable and healthy business culture and growth. Working alongside fast growing start-up companies based in the UK and Latin America.
Founders who succeed over time are the ones who learn the fastest – not just about product-customer fit but also about themselves and other people. They create agile, learning cultures by leading in sync with their own values.
Tamara's values are: Expertise; Intuition; Integrity; Fun.