Somo

Chief Strategy Officer

Somo

Ross is a digital strategist. He’s fascinated by the relationship between the exponential growth of digital technology, the adoption and evolution of customer behaviour and the transformation of business to adapt to these new landscapes. He has spent 25 years immersed in digital as the world has evolved from desktop to social to mobile to AR, VR, AI and beyond.

Ross has been a founding member of six influential digital businesses including Somo, Virgin Games and Tribal DDB. He helped develop the first digital property for 10 Downing Street and has advised the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on interactive media development. He’s won numerous creative and effectiveness awards for digital strategy and been repeatedly voted in the top 100 digerati and top 50 in mobile by The Drum.

Today, Ross is Chief Strategy Officer at Somo, one of the fastest-growing digital product and experience companies in the UK, advising global brands such as Audi, HSBC and Lloyds Bank on solving business challenges from a truly customer-first perspective. He’s also an advisory board member to start-ups and scale-ups including inploi, yodomo, Molzi and One Question, plus Arts organisation, Leamington Art in the Park Festival CIC. This allows Ross to apply corporate, cultural and entrepreneurial lenses to digital transformation strategies.