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Toby Barnes
Works at AKQA
Attended Liverpool John Moores University
Lives in Portland, Oregon, USA
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A concept cabin that is meant to swaddle athletes in supreme comfort---and, in doing so, unlock their peak performance.
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Launch into space with a Chrome Experiment that follows the entire 36-year- long odyssey of the ISEE-3. See its entire path as an interactive documentary, read its instruments, and view its live trajectory and position as it flies through interplanetary space. spacecraftforall.com
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Nike+ helps you measure your movement, track your progress, and compete with friends. Connect the Nike+ Running App or your Nike+ FuelBand App to over 100 Channels on IFTTT with Nike+...
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DIgital Product Strategy & Design
Employment
  • AKQA
    Product Strategy Director, 2012 - present
  • Mudlark
    Managing Director, 2008 - 2012
  • Chromaroma
    Managing Director, 2010 - 2012
  • MTV
    Head of Interactive
  • NTL
    Head of Convergence
  • Virgin
    Head of Content
  • Emap
    Creative Director, Web
  • Two-Way TV Games
    Creative Director, Sydney
  • Pixel-Lab
    Managing Director, 2004 - 2012
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Portland, Oregon, USA
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London, UK - Havant, UK - Sydney, Australia - Nottingham, UK - Paris, France - Brussels, Belgium
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Introduction
Toby has been delivering digital products and services since 1995, working in many roles in media and digital through publishing, production and development. He is currently Product Strategy Director at AKQA, London.

He has worked for a number of key industry leaders such as Emap, Virgin, MTV Networks, and Two Way TV Games. And has worked with a number of global clients including Microsoft, SCEE, Electronic Arts, RSC, Channel 4 and Mattel. As a founding member of Virgin Media’s Interactive Division launching Europe’s first commercial interactive TV service. More recently he was responsible for interactive content across mobile, broadband and narrowband for MTV multiple European channels.

Most recently Toby was one of the principals at the Mudlark Production Company: a multi platform production company "Making Life Playable". As Executive Producer onChromaroma, he launched and ran the online multiplayer game played out as you travel around London.

He has spoken at a large number of events such as Playful, SXSW, Games Developer Conference, and Interesting on playful design, cheating, cities, play and open data. He is an advisor to the Greater London Authority, and the Mayor of London on a range of digital issues.

There is a hi-res picture of Toby here on Flickr.
Education
  • Liverpool John Moores University
    Business Information & Management
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Ghetto store. It's what you expect.
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