Tony Purcell – Digital Marketing
Tony was co-founder and technical director of Communicata Limited, a pioneering web development company that specialised in Oracle based web application development. The company produced corporate and campaign websites for a number of large corporates including Sony, Scottish & Newcastle, The WM Company, Newcastle United Football Club, General Accident and the SQA. In 1999 the company was listed in Oracle’s top 50 list of e-business solutions providers worldwide. In 2001 Tony co-founded CIVIC one of Scotland’s leading digital agencies. CIVIC provides a wide range of web services to the public sector in Scotland and is a digital supplier to the Scottish Government. He was responsible for digital marketing and business development within CIVIC. In 2008 he co-founded Wootonomy limited where he is responsible for digital marketing. In 2010 Tony co-founded The Caledonian Mercury, Scotland’s first truly online newspaper.
Dr Graham Jones – Client Services & Planning
Graham was Managing Director of CIVIC, Scotland’s fastest growing Digital Agency from its inception, in August 2001 to Nov 2007. In this time the business grew from an initial £0.5m and 7 staff to £2m with a staff of 28 people. His responsibilities throughout this period were to provide the strategic vision and direction to meet the needs of a dynamic and rapidly growing marketplace. His responsibilities also included Client & project Management, contractual negotiations, managing legal risk, business development and marketing of the agency. He was successful in establishing a reputation for credibility and industry expertise with clients to the extent that CIVIC became trusted suppliers to the Scottish Government. Graham has also worked for 7 years in the software industry, 5 years at Edinburgh University as Research Associate and 4 years as a Management Accountant.