Member Since: 1st Aug 2017
Andy is CEO and Co-founder of Mention Me, blazing a trail for referral marketing. Mention Me is a software-as-a-service solution that allows businesses to switch on and optimise the referral marketing channel, significantly boosting customer acquisition without requiring tech resource. Mention Me launched in 2013 and now powers refer-a-friend or member-get-member programmes for over 200 brands including some of the most well known and fastest growing retailers in the UK, Europe and the US. Mention Me referrals deliver over £750k in new customer revenue to their clients every single week. Mention Me recently received industry recognition winning Best Tech Startup in Drapers Digital Festival 2017, Finalist in Retail Week’s Tech Awards 2017 and Finalist in The Drum’s Marketing Awards 2017.
Andy has extensive experience delivering rapid growth at a number of successful businesses, over 15 years within retail and technology. This includes as UK Managing Director of HomeAway, the world's largest market-place for holiday rentals (that floated on the NASDAQ for $3B), and as founder and CEO of Wigadoo, a technology start up in the social payment space. He began his career at the strategy consultancy Bain & Company and has an MBA from INSEAD and MA from Cambridge University.