James founded Fetch, aged 23, in 2009. Fetch was created in order to help brands grow a mobile business in the emerging connected world. Fetch grew from a small team in London to a team of over 120 mobile experts across four global offices in the space of 5 years. Fetch have been recognised as a market leader, being the most awarded mobile agency internationally. In 2014, Fetch were acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network and James remains CEO with a remit to grow Fetch across the network, globally.
Prior to launching Fetch, James had brief spells in both publisher, agency and client businesses including IPC Media and AdConnection. James has been recognised by the industry with numerous awards for his achievement in mobile, digital and ’Under 30’ entrepreneurship from Startups UK to Ernst & Young. Passionate about the mobile world we operate in, James promotes a mobile centred approach to marketing.
As someone who enjoys an ambitious target, James has also made a personal pledge to raise £1m for charity by the age of 40 for The Royal Foundation’s Heads Together campaign.