Alan Gould is Managing Partner at Peak Opportunity Partners, an early stage venture fund. Alan is also a Venture Partner with Greycroft. Prior, Gould founded IAG Research in 2000 and built the company into the leading provider of engagement metrics in the television industry. He served as its co-CEO until the company was acquired by Nielsen in 2008. Gould is a graduate of the New York University School of Law (J.D.), Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government (M.P.P.), and the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (B.S.F.S.).
With a true entrepreneurial spirit, proven leadership skills, a deep knowledge of the global marketing industry and a natural curiosity for innovation and insight, Simon is a seasoned executive currently serving as Chief Executive of Contagious Communications, a total communications resource for the global marketing community. Prior to leading Contagious, Simon was the Managing Director of Xtreme Information, a leading media intelligence source of global advertising content and insight. Simon is based in London.
Ronnie McBryde is an expert in global consumer insight and market intelligence, having held prominent positions in major advertising and research publishing organisations. As Group Information Director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Worldwide Head of Information & Intelligence for the Ogilvy & Mather Group, he ensured global business teams had access to the best available research sources. A member of the Executive Board of Mintel International for three years, as Head of Insight, Ronnie led a 50-strong research team and drove development of the company’s market reports. Ronnie has Masters degrees from Edinburgh University, Imperial College and Birkbeck College (London) and started his career as a researcher at the London Business School. He is based in the UK.