Telescope, the global leader in audience engagement and social technology, has appointed Kevin Brown as its UK managing director.
With a background working with leading media companies and major brands on high impact campaigns in the US, in the past 18 months Telescope has already gained traction in the UK working with clients such as the BBC, Vodafone Global, Walkers Crisps, Formula E, the British Film Institute and the BRIT Awards.
“We see potential for substantial growth in the UK and needed to augment our team with a proven leader to take the UK business onto bigger and better things. Kevin is a respected ‘A’ player with a strategic understanding of digital and a track record of delivering great creative work. We’re delighted he agreed to join us and think we can do great things together”.
Telescope has a reputation for staying ahead of market trends and helping guide clients on new ways to create and distribute content. It has a track record of delivering on large scale interactive events including the ‘One Love Manchester’ live stream, voting on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and Sports Personality of the Year Award, Formula E’s Fan Boost and global campaigns like Miss Universe.
Commenting on the new position, Kevin Brown said: “It is a fantastic time to work on digital and social campaigns when the audience can not only participate, but also shape the story and make it their own. After spending many years working in the media industry I’m very excited to join Telescope, who are true leaders in digital innovation. Fan and viewer engagement is becoming one of the most important metrics for all businesses and Telescope knows how to deliver campaigns that create those authentic, two-way conversations.”