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  • Mark Mullen, CEO, Atom bank

    For this week’s episode we’re off to Durham in the north of England to talk to Mark Mullen, CEO of new digital-only ‘upstart’ Atom bank. Mark was previously CEO of First Direct, so he’s had extensive experience in the banking system – now he’s trying to change it. You might have heard my chats with […]

    Richard Anson 26th September 2017
  • Brian Solis, digital analyst, speaker and author

    After a lovely summer break I’m back with new podcast episodes – first up I’m talking to Brian Solis, digital analyst, speaker and author. In his day job, Brian is a principal analyst studying disruptive technology and its impact on business at Altimeter Group, a research firm acquired by global brand management consultancy Prophet in […]

    Richard Anson 12th September 2017
  • Andy Nairn, founding partner, Lucky Generals

    Today I’m sitting down with a founding partner of one of the hottest ad agencies in London – Andy Nairn from Lucky Generals. Andy co-founded Lucky Generals in 2013. The agency is responsible for almost all the good creative that’s going around at the moment, including my recent favourite: the Yorkshire Tea ‘Where Everything’s Done […]

    Richard Anson 25th July 2017
  • John Glen, economist

    I’ve had a lot of people on the podcast talking about innovation and the economy – but nobody as knowledgeable as economist John Glen. John is the director for the Centre for Customised Executive Development at Cranfield School of Management. He’s regularly commenting on UK and global macro-economics and the finance of football on BBC […]

    Richard Anson 11th July 2017
  • Ed Bussey, founder & CEO, Quill Content

    People talk a lot about how the ‘leadership mentality’ is a critical skill for a founder – well, Ed Bussey has it in his DNA. Ed’s the founder and CEO of Quill Content, a content creation platform that specialises in providing online businesses with ‘content at scale’. A former submariner with the Navy, Ed spent […]

    Richard Anson 27th June 2017
  • Tim Hughes, co-founder, Digital Leadership Associates

    This week on the show I’m welcoming Tim Hughes, co-Founder of Digital Leadership Associates.┬áThis episode is all about selling. Or, as Tim might redefine it – ‘helping people buy’. Tim’s been selling for 25 years, and has seen it change up close. Tim’s probably one of the better barometers you’ll find when it comes to […]

    Richard Anson 13th June 2017
  • Edward Griffith, co-founder & CEO, LoveCrafts

    For this podcast I sat down with Edward Griffith, co-founder and CEO of LoveCrafts. Edward has created a business that’s part ecommerce and part social network. Or, in the company’s words, “a community that would support and unite makers worldwide: a home where they can be inspired, connect, share and create.” Walking into LoveCrafts’ office […]

    Richard Anson 30th May 2017
  • Hayden Wood, co-founder, Bulb

    We’re going green for episode 40 – I sat down with Hayden Wood, one of the founders of the renewable energy company Bulb. Walking into Bulb’s office is a world away from what you’d get over at one of the ‘big 6’ energy companies. There’s a real startup vibe at bulb – so there should […]

    Richard Anson 16th May 2017
  • Malcolm Coles, chief content officer, DRIVETRIBE

    This week I’m talking to Malcolm Coles, ex-digital media director at the Telegraph, who’s now chief content officer at the new Clarkson/Hammond/May digital project DRIVETRIBE – a ‘social network for petrolheads’. Malcolm is a very articulate, outspoken and funny guy – and it was a pleasure hearing from him the vision of DRIVETRIBE. He’s lived […]

    Richard Anson 2nd May 2017