Richard D. Titus

Future Media Controller at British Broadcasting Corporation

Location:
Television Centre101 Wood Lane, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation
HQ Phone:
+44 20 8433 2000
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Last Updated 11/16/2017

General Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder  - Prompt.ly Inc

Future Media Controller for Audio and Music  - WayWire Inc

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder  - Octavian Ventures

theNew Media Council

Affiliations

Mentor  - Seedcamp Ltd

Co-Founder of the London Chapter  - Open Angel Forum

Board Member  - mobile-ent.biz

Advisor  - Open Colony

Active Member  - YPO

Board of Advisors Member  - Mythic Bridge Inc

Board of Advisors Member  - SF MusicTech

Co-Founder  - Schematic

Chief Executive Officer  - Associated Northcliffe Digital

Member, Board of Governors  - PGA New Media Council

Vice Chairman  - Producers Guild of America Inc

Member of Advisory Board  - Matthew Burgess

Advisor  - TokenHub

Founder  - TAG-Media

Seed Investor, Board Member  - Gymdeck Limited

Co-Founder  - Razorfish , Inc.

Board Member  - Your Truman Show , Inc.

Founder  - ecomom.com

Consultant and Advisor On Various Strategic, Digital and Consumer  - A&N Media Limited

Consultant and Advisor On Various Strategic, Digital and Consumer  - DMGT

Committee Chair  - Entrepreneur Committee

Committee Chair  - Venture Capital

Web References  

Advisory Board | Waywire Enterprise – The Video Curation Platform For Brands and Publishers

Richard Titus
Richard Titus began his career as a roadie and sound engineer for The Beach Boys. A prolific internet entrepreneur and digerati Titus founded or co-founded seven companies. One of the earliest was the video game division of MPCA (where he created and produced Blue Heat: The Case of the Cover Girl Murders),and Tag Media, the Los Angeles office of what became Razorfish. In 2002 he co-founded interactive agency Schematic whose clients include ABC, Comcast, Microsoft, Sony, Time Warner and Target and are an industry leader in User Interface for VODsystems on Set-top boxes and broadband Video on Demand services and IPTV. The company was purchased by advertising firm WPP in 2007. In 2007 he joined the BBC as Controller, User Experience and Design at the BBC, overseeing its audience facing services on the Internet, Mobile, ITV and iPlayer. In November 2008 he became the Corporation's Future Media Controller for Audio & Music and Mobile. In July 2009 Titus left the BBC to become CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital, part of theDaily Mail and General Trust group. He departed in a re-structure in 2010. Richard is an active angel investor and was named one of the Wired 100 and is a frequent public speaker and futurist speaking on the impact of technology on the media and entertainment. In 2013 Richard co-founded Prompt.ly a mobile scheduling & payment services platform.

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Mythic Bridge

Richard Titus
Senior technology and media executive and serial entrepreneur Richard is CEO of Prompt.ly, a mobile first platform for scheduling, payments & promotions servicing the "Solopreneurs" of the invisible economy. A serial entrepreneur, investor and strategic adviser Richard has worked with a variety of firms in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the USA through his investment vehicle Octavian Ventures. Richard served as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital (www.and.co.uk) the digital consumer division of Daily Mail and General Trust (LSE: DMGT) until 2010 where he oversaw a portfolio of European digital classified sector leaders including job, property motors, dating & travel businesses in 11 markets in 9 countries. Richard, a serial entrepreneur, is an investor and strategic adviser to a variety of firms in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the USA through his investment vehicle Octavian Ventures. Previously he was Future Media Controller at the BBC responsible for the award winning BBC homepage, Mobile service and led the team responsible for the redesign of its website, Mobile and iTV services, as well as BBC iPlayer. Richard has (co-) founded 7 firms in his entrepreneurial career; including Razorfish LA and its competitor Schematic (Possible Worldwide - purchased by WPP in 2007). He serves as a mentor at Seedcamp and other startup events and is a member of YPO. Richard exec-produced Sundance Feature film winners On_line and Who Killed the Electric Car?

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Advisors: Richard Titus
Richard Titus is a serial entrepreneur, investor and strategic adviser to a variety of firms in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the USA through his investment vehicle Octavian Ventures. Until July 2010, Richard was the CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital (www.and.co.uk) the digital consumer division of Daily Mail and General Trust (LSE: DMGT). He oversaw a portfolio of European digital businesses including Jobsite, Findaproperty, Globrix, Motors.co.uk, dating aggregator Allegran, and Teletext. Richard currently is CEO & co-founder of Prompt.ly, a mobile first platform for the invisible economy. Previously he was a Future Media Controller at the BBC responsible for the award winning BBC homepage, Mobile service and led the team responsible for the redesign of its website, Mobile and iTV services, as well as BBC iPlayer. He has (co-) founded seven firms in his entrepreneurial career; including Razorfish LA and more recently its competitor Schematic which was purchased by WPP in 2007. He frequently serves as a mentor at Seedcamp and other events across Europe. is an active member of YPO and co-founder of the London Chapter of Open Angel Forum. Richard exec-produced Sundance Feature film winners On_line and Who Killed the Electric Car?

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