Julian has over 25 years’ experience in leading marketing and public relations campaigns across the technology and energy industries. His work has included international campaigns for major brand companies including IBM, Toshiba, Microsoft, Samsung and LG. He has also been deeply involved in marketing early stage companies that have grown to become market leaders including Citrix Systems, VMware and Red Hat.
In 1994, Julian founded AxiCom Public Relations agency and grew it into a pan-European technology-focussed firm. The agency was acquired in 2008 by WPP and Julian remained as CEO and then Chairman of the firm until 2016.
Julian is a published author and wrote the reference work “International Public Relations” that detailed media contexts across the G20 countries. He has served on the board of eSkills, the UK Government’s technology skills agency and worked extensively with local start-ups in an advisory capacity. Julian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Durham University, UK.