We’ve got years of experience
Richard Taylor CEO
Richard joined Lumi in 2011. He was formerly CEO of IML, a leading global event technology business, before it was acquired and merged with Lumi in July 2013.
He is also chairman and co-founder of Halo Post Production and has advised and supported a number of early-stage technology and media businesses. Richard has an MBA from INSEAD.
Mark Beilby Chairman
Mark has 24 years’ experience in TMT investment banking at Morgan Stanley, SG Warburg, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan (13 years at MD level). He was voted top media investment analyst in Europe for nine years running (Institutional Investor and Thomson Reuters Survey). Mark was a visiting lecturer in media finance at Cass Business School and has a BA and MA from Oxford University.
Roger Lovegrove CFO
Roger has extensive experience of fast-growing, international technology businesses, and has held senior financial and operational positions in both private and publicly-listed companies.
Roger has held CFO and operations director roles in software-focused companies OnApp, Global 360, Metastorm, Manugistics and XDB Systems, following financial management positions at UK listed companies Hays PLC and Boddingtons PLC.
Marcus Wikars CTO
Marcus co-developed Lumi Mobile's core technology platform with Magnus Holtlund. His background is in television and digital media production and he produced television content, JAVA games, online games and mobile applications for television game shows. Marcus was nominated for an iEmmy 2010 (Space Trainees) and for an AFDESI award in 2006 (Probe).
Jon Fowler Managing Director, Education
Jon has over 15 years’ experience in the meetings and events industry. Jon managed the UK Financial and Professional Services sector for IML before becoming the UK Sales Manager in 2007 a position he held for 4 years. He then went on to become Managing Director of IML’s UK business. Joining Lumi in February 2013, Jon is responsible for developing and managing our Market Research and Enterprise business in Europe.
Pete Eyre Marketing Director
Pete manages the UK operation after successfully running the Australian operation for a number of years, growing the business annually. He has a background in sales, and like all of our international managers, he started as an interactive producer in the UK.
Pete is a family man, who in his spare time can be found with his family, on his surf board and enjoying the great outdoors.
Simon Bryan Managing Director, Americas
Simon has extensive business development, marketing and operational experience with the application of technology to meetings, events, learning and research. After ten years of supporting global meetings & events clients from the UK, Simon arrived in the US in 2006. As Managing Director, Americas, Simon has overseen the growth of Lumi in the region, both organically and through acquisition.
Rita Baeyens Managing Director, BE, FR, LUX
Rita is one of the pioneers who brought electronic voting to the market twenty years ago. As an early pioneer, she gained over fifteen years of experience in the service for shareholder meetings. Today, Rita is Managing Director for Belgium, France, Luxembourg and Business Unit Leader AGM.
Merion Trask Managing Director, AsiaPac
Merion has twenty years of experience in new product delivery and event technology services. Over the past ten years he has launched Lumi’s Electronic Shareholder Meeting service in the UK, Australia, Singapore, Canada, Hong Kong and various European markets. Merion currently serves as Managing Director, Lumi Asia where he oversees Lumi’s growth in the Asian market.
Robbie Vigers Group Commercial Director
Robbie has over 15 years of experience working with meetings technology across the globe. Five years after joining IML in 2003, Robbie moved to Hong Kong to set up and grow IML’s Asia business. In 2015, Robbie returned to the UK to lead commercial partnerships and business development as Group Commercial Director for Lumi.
We’re always looking for passionate and innovative people to join our growing business and we’d love to hear from you. Visit our careers page to view our current vacancies or find out more.