Full Name
Rob Pierre
Job Title
Investor, Advisor, Founder and Former CEO
Speaker Bio
Rob Pierre is an investor, advisor, and one of the UK’s most successful media leaders. Rob co-founded
digital marketing business Jellyfish in 2005 and as CEO, he grew the business to over 2000 employees,
working across 28 global offices on clients including Google and Netflix. Jellyfish was acquired by The
Brandtech Group in June 2023.
Today, Rob is passionate about helping ambitious businesses to achieve sustainable growth as well as
sharing his experience of launching an operating system for the modern age. A business innovator, Rob
introduced a unique organisational infrastructure at Jellyfish that disrupted norms both within and outside
the media world. This involved the dismantling of the traditional pyramid hierarchy and the introduction of
distributed accountability. As well as freeing the business to grow without limits, the operating system
fostered the development of an equitable, progressive and diverse culture.
Committed to supporting businesses that have a wider societal impact, Rob co-owns the Inside Out
Project, the UK’s first clothing brand created, designed and hand produced by young ex-offenders and is
a founding member of Impact X, a venture capital company, founded to support underrepresented
entrepreneurs across Europe. Rob is also the co-founder of technology company Infinity, an advisor and
investor at ufurnish.com and the owner of Mber, a fine bar and restaurant in the City of London.
Rob is a contributor to the international speaker circuit, business and future of work podcasts, and
national and industry press. In 2021, he appeared on the Channel 4 show ‘The Money Maker’ alongside
entrepreneur, Eric Collins, who hosted the programme. Rob was awarded Media Leader of the Year at
Campaign’s Media Week Awards in 2021 and featured in the Powerlist 2022, 2023 and 2024, a listing of
the UK’s 100 most powerful black Britons
Rob Pierre