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Good things really do come in threes – ITT Conference

Business development expert Roger Flynn is the next speaker to be announced for ITT’s Conference in 2019 after Johan Lundgren, Chief Executive of easyJet. 

Roger is an investor and Non-Executive Chairman in fast growth and disruptive travel, technology and media businesses:
 
Luxtripper (www.luxtripper.co.uk), a UK travel agency providing experiential, multi-destination and adventure travel through personalised itinerary planning to some of the most exotic destinations in the world.
Olive Communications (www.olive.co.uk), Vodafone UK’s 2nd largest channel partner and provider of mobile and cloud hosted telephony solutions to UK companies.  
Masstech Innovations Inc., a software business providing media asset management solutions to global media companies.
Clearvac Group, an international business providing engineering and maintenance services to the Cruise, Superyacht and Oil & Gas markets.
Decisive Media, a digital publishing and events business for the global telecommunications industry.
 
Sold in May 2018:
Loveholidays (www.loveholidays.com), a UK online travel agency launched in 2012 that has become the 7th largest travel agent in the UK in 5 years and 2nd in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 in December 2016.
 
During Roger’s Executive career he drove transformational change in five high profile businesses:
 
Virgin Group working directly for Sir Richard Branson on new ideas and deals and then Commercial Director of Virgin’s media group with games, radio, publishing and media services businesses.
British Airways as General Manager World Sales & Distribution with a challenge to radically change distribution in the Airline Industry including tackling the £1.2billion costs of distribution and the launch of ba.com and electronic ticketing.
Prudential as Managing Director, Retail where he transformed the business model and culture of the £2billion business and its’ 7,000 staff.
BBC as Chief Executive BBC Ventures Group where he created 3 media services businesses from internal Public Service support functions with 4,500 staff and turned them into profitable commercial businesses which were ultimately sold realising £1billion of value.
SDI Media Group Inc, as President International, a global Film and Television services business backed by Warburg Pincus and successfully sold the business for 5 x the purchase price.

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Published: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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