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Dan Cobley
Works at Brightbridge Venture
Attended Cardinal Newman School, Hove
Lives in Reading, UK
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Too true
This is one of of those rare cartoons where I didn’t have to exaggerate anything to make a situation sound ridiculous. The digital ad world has been is a state of disarray since Google shared the r...
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Screen video of Strava's amazing Flyby feature from the Brompton World Championships ride yesterday. 
Amazing to watch cyclists like I used to watch ants as a kid!
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Clever safety ad. 
Radio ad talks to Siri and turns phone to airplane mode. 
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Its a free credit score service in the UK. 
Worth looking at.
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+Niall Marshall Hi Niall, I'm sorry to hear that you're having trouble registering with ClearScore. If you email help@clearscore.com giving us more detail, someone will be in touch with you shortly to help solve this issue.
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Very scary stuff.
I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.
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one good reason to stick with non computerized vehicles...good luck finding one though
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Brilliant post. Much better to have 100 fans and 100 rejectors, than 200 people who think 'blah'.
Labeling an idea polarizing can be the marketing kiss of death. Businesses often avoid ideas that are polarizing, whether new products, ad campaigns, or promotions. It’s always easier to launch the...
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Accelerate West, our office at 1 Hammersmith Broadway, today opened its first floor cafe and collaboration space. Great work by the architects, who clearly took a bit of inspiration from my old employer, Google. 
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You can do it in Democratic Republic of Congo +243811447283
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Getting ready for the Brompton world championships in front of Buckingham Palace. 
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Good to get PM support
David Cameron has put his weight behind the UK’s technology startups and the finance world with the backing of a manifesto for making Britain the world
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How often have you wanted to be really honest in an interview?!
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Omg that would be awesome to say
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Brilliant post. 
If you make an introduction to me, please do it like this. : )
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Digital
Employment
  • Brightbridge Venture
    Founder, 2014 - present
  • Google
    UK MD, VP Marketing, 2006 - 2014
  • Capital One
  • Ask Jeeves / Jeeves Solutions / Ask.com
  • HomePro
  • Pepsi / FritoLay / Walkers
  • Monitor
  • Schlumberger Oilfield Services
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Currently
Reading, UK
Previously
Brighton, UK - Brighton - Oxford - Pakistan - Pangbourne - Reading
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Fintech investor and venture builder. Former Google UK boss. Roots in physics and marketing. Devoted dad and husband.
Introduction
Currently CEO of Brightbridge Ventures,  a London-based fintech venture builder. 
Formerly Google UK Managing Director and European marketing boss. Before that flogged crisps and credit cards, searched for oil and studied physics. 
Never settle!

Beyond day job I invest in and/or advise some great little companies like

And I give keynotes and talks to conferences and companies, mostly on innovation, digital disruption and the changing consumer. 


Bragging rights
TED talk with 1M views. Did keynote at Royal Albert Hall in front of 2k people. Cycled London to Paris in 24hrs, and pedalled up Old La Honda in Woodside, CA in a little over 22 mins. Have two teenage sons who still talk to me.
Education
  • Cardinal Newman School, Hove
  • St Mary Magdelene RC Primary, Brighton
  • St John's College, Oxford
  • Wolfson College, Cambridge
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