David Montgomery

David (Monty) has 30 years’ experience within the media industry, working with newspapers, magazines, broadcasters, academic & trade publishers across the globe.  Having held “C-Level” roles with a number of global software suppliers, David has been instrumental in the digital transformation.

A strong technical, operational, financial, sales & product background has enabled David to work effectively throughout organisations, getting to the point quickly and offering practical solutions.

With a wide knowledge of the publishing/software product market, David is able to streamline selection processes, provide advice on implementation services, partners, governance & potential pitfalls.

Working closely with highly skilled & experienced associates, 3rd party companies & internal teams, David is able to drive large scale projects to successful outcome, covering a number of business domains, including (advertising, fulfillment, ERP, content management, editorial, audience insight & development, CRM, ad serving, content enrichment).

e: david.montgomery@3rd-wave.co.uk

Jon Dickinson

Jon is a business technology and change specialist with over 23 years’ experience in a wide variety of consulting engagements.  He has deep business change experience through working for consultancies, end-user clients, and technology vendors.  Jon has delivered high-value strategic consulting in a variety of areas, including programme & change management, interim management, systems strategy and roadmap development, project rescue / reboot, and solution architecture.  Jon has deep domain knowledge in ERP, store, commerce, merchandising, call centre, mail-order and HR solutions.

e: jon.dickinson@3rd-wave.co.uk

Nic Bellenberg

Nic is an experienced business & technology specialist, who delivers strategic reviews, programme management and implementation services.  Nic has held senior positions in Hearst, Hachette Filipacchi, Haymarket Media Group & IPC Magazines.

In addition to his permanent experience within publishers, Nic has undertaken consultancy engagements for Conde Nast, Ocean Media, William Reed & Faber Music. Highly experienced with CRM, ERP, content production and management & Learning Management System implementations.

e: nic.bellenberg@3rd-wave.co.uk

Colin Bottle

Colin has 30 years’ experience as software supplier to the publishing industry (trade & academic) and held C-Level operational positions.  As well as working on the vendor side, Colin has also worked directly for trade publishers, implementing ERP & content solutions.  Areas of expertise include SAP, Programme Management, Software Implementations, Vendor Selection and Digital Transformations.

e: colin.bottle@3rd-wave.co.uk

Tony Griffin

Tony has 30 years experience in delivering mission critical projects to the media industry, and has held senior board level roles with both publishers and technology vendors. With a focus on business process change and digital transformation, Tony has successfully overseen programmes of work with The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Toronto Star, The Economist and The Telegraaf Media Groep.

Tenures at Southern Newspapers and News UK saw him take responsibility for strategic technology change across all channels of publishing, pre-press and production processes. Tony’s domain expertise covers Advertising, editorial and content management, production, and circulation systems.

e: tony.griffin@3rd-wave.co.uk