Jamie joined Ideal Shopping Direct as CEO in December 2018 following the acquisition by Aurelius. He is an experienced business creator, leader and serial entrepreneur with successful track records in green field start-ups and mature business turnarounds.
Jamie is also a Director of IPTV Brands and Managing Director at Bidmedia Broadcasting where he launched the first media B2B auction platform in the UK and in 2008 created the Freeview carve out market. Through Bidmedia’s channel consultancy he was able to launch ‘Jewel’, a live Jewellery channel in the Ukraine and has consulted for live shopping businesses in Europe and America.
Most recently Jamie was CEO and Co-Founder of Hochanda; he conceptualised, designed and launched the channel nationally on Sky, Freeview and Free-Sat, going live in only 2 months and 18 days and reaching over 20m in sales in two and a half years.
Jamie gained a distinction in his BTEC Diploma in Business and Finance and is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming.
Disruption, media, home shopping and outside the box thinking are Jamie’s speciality.