James Wildman, CEO, Hearst Magazine UK + Julio Bruno, CEO, Time Out Group
In this episode, we hear James and Julio discussing digital transformation for their respective content empires, diversifying and building food markets and book fairs around the world, their biggest career mistakes, where they get their inspirations from and how they share these with their respective teams and how being the CEO of a Plc compares to running a big market for a private global company…
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About the guests:
James Wildman is CEO, Hearst Magazines UK, a position he has held since January 2017. Formerly Chief Revenue Officer at Trinity Mirror plc, James was responsible for the group’s national advertising revenue and commercial operations, transforming the company’s industry reputation and driving a turnaround performance built around digital acceleration and creativity. Previously, he was managing director and VP of sales at Yahoo UK.
Time Out Group CEO, Julio Bruno has been at the company’s helm since 2016, having initially joined as Executive Chairman in October 2015. He steered the company through its IPO (TMO-AIM) in June 2016, raising £90m, valuing the business at £195m. He has also been instrumental in the group’s diversification strategy, building a series of food markets in cities including London, Miami Lisbon and Berlin. Prior to Time Out Group, Julio has worked in senior commercial positions in UK, Europe and in North/Latin America at companies such as TripAdvisor, Travelport, Regus Plc., Energizer Corp and Diageo Plc.