Meet The Founders
Catherine Renner brings over 25 years’ experience in strategic communications, business planning and management to our team. Having lived and worked in the USA, UK, Japan and Nigeria, she is well acquainted with the knowledge and understanding of hybrid multi-national business cultures and offers a unique blend of international corporate communications and public relations expertise.
Prior to joining our team, Catherine held the roles such as Corporate Communications Director, Director of International Business Development and Head of Operations at companies in various fields ranging from information technology (IT), and data software development, to climate change and identity management consulting.
Catherine began her career on ‘Madison Avenue’, working at Dentsu-Young & Rubicam and at Caroline Jones Advertising (of famed Mingo-Jones Advertising) where she worked on various advertising campaigns that are currently archived in the Smithsonian Museum of American History!
Catherine is also a founding member and the USA representative of the Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network (Global WIIN). In 2004 she conceptualized and developed a web portal, “Whatever Direct”, for goods and services to be delivered direct to home and office. And in 2013, another for online events, called “Events-Internet”.
Catherine holds a BA Degree in Communications, from the American University in Washington DC, USA.
Bode Olowu is an experienced Marketing Engineer with a Digital Agency background. And with decades of experience delivering complex marketing and CRM solutions for global agencies including Razorfish and Digitas, he is THE SME needed for CRM, Marketing Engineering, and CX.
Bode has a passion for shaping companies and building capabilities complemented by industry best practices within the digital marketing domain. He has developed products from inception, for a number of successful start-ups including Pharmiweb.com, and most recently AfricaCompare.com
Marketing Automation, Conversational Commerce, and Recommender Systems are current additions to his specialties.
Bode's background as a developer and technologist enables him to be “hands-on” where necessary and to bridge the gap between the marketing and engineering teams from campaign strategy planning through to execution. Bode holds BEng and MSc Degrees from Salford University, UK