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The Big Tablet Debate: The panel

The experts featuring on the panel at News International's Big Tablet Debate.

The Big Tablet Debate with News International
The Big Tablet Debate with News International

The chairman

Roger Parry is the chairman of four publicly quoted media companies: Media Square, Future, Mobile Streams and YouGov. He chaired Johnston Press from 2001 to 2009 and was the chief executive of Clear Channel International for seven years.

The panelists

Robert Horler, chief executive of Aegis Media Group

Horler joined Carat Interactive in 2000 as its managing partner and was promoted to managing director in 2002. In 2004, he founded Diffiniti, which later became part of the iProspect network. Horler rejoined Carat as its managing director in 2009 and was recently appointed to his current role with overall responsibility for Carat, Vizeum, iProspect, Glue Isobar and Posterscope.

Andrew Morley, UK and Ireland general manager at Motorola

Andrew Morley, UK and Ireland general manager, Motorola. Morley has recently been promoted from vice-president of marketing for Motorola Mobility in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, where he oversaw its mobile device marketing and brand communications strategy across the region, while ensuring prominence for Motorola's current and upcoming mobile device portfolio.

Nicholas Coleridge, managing director of Conde Nast

Nicholas Coleridge, managing director, Condé Nast. Coleridge oversees the running of Condé Nast’s leading magazines in the UK, including Vogue, House & Garden, Brides, Tatler, The World of Interiors, GQ and Vanity Fair. In 1999, he was appointed the vice-president of Condé Nast International.

Alex Hole, digital commercial director at News international

Alex Hole, digital commercial director, News international. Hole is responsible for the commercial activity across News International’s digital products, which incorporates tablets, mobile and websites.

Matthew Kershaw, content director at BBH.

Matthew Kershaw, content director, Bartle Bogle Hegarty. Kershaw has worked for blue-chip companies such as MTV, Kiss FM, Emap (Bauer), The Guardian, the BBC, Channel 4 and BBH. Most recently, he has been leading a global project for LG Mobile and working on strategic digital projects for Audi and Barclays. He joined the BBH board in 2008 and became a partner last year.

Simon Andrews, founder, addictive

Simon Andrews, founder, Addictive. Andrews, who founded Addictive in 2010, has been running digital agencies since 1995. He was one of three partners who launched what became Modem Media in Europe – growing a business from six people in Soho to 250 in London, Paris and Munich.


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