RASMUS BECH HANSEN

RASMUS BECH HANSEN

RASMUS BECH HANSEN

CEO & FOUNDER

Rasmus has a background as a globally recognized brand expert, marketing leader and Fortune 500 advisor. He realized a big unmet need for companies to engage with their audiences in more meaningful ways. This drove him to co-found Airfinity. He holds a B.Sc. in Political Science, an MPA from Harvard University and is recipient of the Crown Prince Frederic award for excellent scholarship.


Favourite event(s): 
“Wimbledon: a complete visitor experience.”

SACHA CARTON

SACHA CARTON

SACHA CARTON

COO & FOUNDER

Sacha is a serial digital media and adtech entrepreneur. He began his entrepreneurial career by co-founding ad pepper media (IPO) in 1999. Since then, Sacha has advised and invested in numerous ventures, and co-founded AdBrain, Scala Ventures, and Ogmenta. Applying his 20+ experience, he hopes to have similar success at Airfinity.


Favourite event(s): 
“WMC: The Mecca for all things mobile.”

JAMES HEYWOOD

JAMES HEYWOOD

JAMES HEYWOOD

LEAD ENGINEER

James has more than 10 years experience in developing and leading teams to deliver end-to-end complex data products in user friendly ways. Before joining Airfinity has was Head of Development at 15Gifts, a highly succesfull growing AI based consumer recommendation engine, where he was responsible for the full-stack and led a large development team. He held several senior developer roles before that. He holds a BSc in Computer Science.

Favourite event(s): 
"ffconf Brighton, a locally run event attracting speakers from all over the world, focussing on web development and related topics."

JAMES WOOD

JAMES WOOD

JAMES WOOD

HEAD OF PRODUCT

James has a long history with startups and data companies. He founded the social data platform Metric – one of the few Facebook Development Partners in the UK and listed in the UK Top 100 Startups. He then held several product roles within data giant Experian and social analytics leader Brandwatch. James has been involved with Airfinity since 2015 and is leading efforts on data, machine learning and analytics.

Favourite event(s): 
“HackerNews London – talks from world-leading startups.”

RICHARD HAYES

RICHARD HAYES

RICHARD HAYES

LEAD DATA ENGINEER

Richard has been architecting and developing scalable, performant web sites and applications for almost 10 years. Before Airfinity, he was the Technical Lead at StoryStream, the UK's first Content Marketing Platform, where he was responsible for the system architecture, reliability and as well as platform development. He holds a BSc in Computer Security

Favourite event(s):
"Goodwood Festival of Speed."

MIKKEL LUNDSAGER HANSEN

MIKKEL LUNDSAGER HANSEN

MIKKEL LUNDSAGER HANSEN

HEAD OF DESIGN

Mikkel is a multidisciplinary designer, focused on creating engaging and accessible customer experiences across all touch points. He draws on 12 years of experience at renowned London agencies and fintech companies, and has worked in a variety of roles encompassing design for all things digital and print. He holds an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins and has been a visiting lecturer at Design School Kolding, Denmark.  

Favourite event(s) 
"Coffee mornings to start the day discussing with peers."

EVA KABZINSKA

EVA KABZINSKA

EVA KABZINSKA

SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Eva is an experienced data scientist. Prior to joining Airfinity, she worked at The Audience Agency, where she was applying statistics and machine learning methods to derive insights from the largest data warehouse on arts engagement in the UK.  Other notable projects include a scalable analytics tool which makes efficient use of cloud orchestration, a social network analytics platform for corruption researchers and an audience insight tool for touring theatre companies. Eva also conducts doctoral research at the University of Southampton on a statistical methodology for inference from multiple data sources and plans to soon add a Ph.D. to her Master degrees in Computer Science and Social Statistics.

Favourite event:
Data Kind’s Data Dives - bring insights to mission-led organisations and offer fun development and networking space to data geeks.”

SIMON RICHARDSON

SIMON RICHARDSON

SIMON RICHARDSON

SENIOR DATA ANALYST

Simon began his career at the Portobello & Golborne Road markets, working with their market development team on community events. From here, he progressed to social media research and analysis becoming Head Researcher at Human Digital (M&C Saatchi group), where he worked closely with clients such as Film London, Nuffield Health, and Peroni.

Favourite event(s):
“I love smaller events, like the New Youthquake at Portobello.”

SIMON BOWYER

SIMON BOWYER

SIMON BOWYER

SENIOR DATA ENGINEER

Simon's background is in aerospace electronics engineering. Prior to Airfinity he was data scientist for a media startup, and he spent the previous decade as a consulting engineer advising international financiers, governmental bodies, and startups on tele-communications, media, and technology projects. Simon brings experience of identifying and communicating actionable insights from large datasets and of designing and building resilient systems. He has interests in the application of machine learning techniques and in geospatial analysis. Simon holds an MSc in Communication Technologies with Business Management and an NZCE in Computer Systems Engineering.

Favourite event(s) 
"The oceans and the mountains and all of the team and individual events upon them."