SonicData has been developed by a Grammy Award winning music producer alongside a team of experienced technical, creative and commercial leaders from technology, data science, music, film, television and video games.

Kelly Sumner

e: Kelly@sonicdata.com

Kelly has run two NASDAQ listed companies. He invested in the creation of numerous companies including Rockstar Games and fronted the commercial development of Guitar Hero as its CEO. He has invested in and sold a number of tech start ups including Mediatonic (Fall Guys) and currently is Chairman of ArBa Developments, a software development company based in Bangalore, India, Chairman of Reactional Music and is Chairman of SonicData.

Gary Lewis

Commercial Director
e: Gary@sonicdata.com

Gary has held senior positions at Take 2 Interactive (NASDAQ: TTWO) including President of International and Global Chief Operating Officer. Responsibility for all territories and the International launch of key video games franchises including Grand Theft Auto series. As a CEO, Gary has invested in and then sold a number of tech start ups including Geometrics, a video games lighting technology company which sold to ARM Holdings PLC.

Stuart McClean

Chief Executive Officer

Experienced CEO with a progressive career, from hands- on development to 11 years’ experience at Board level, leading technology development and deployment programmes in all areas of IT infrastructure, applications development and business transformation for a broad range of organisations ranging from multi- nationals to start-ups.

Simon Harvey

Chief Marketing Officer
e: Simon@sonicdata.com

With 30 years’ experience in marketing and commercial roles in video games, technology and media companies. Serial entrepreneur, business founder and NED.

Simon Gogerly

Chief Sound Guru

Grammy Award winning music producer with over 60 million artist sales over a 30 year career, working with some of the world’s best-selling artists, including U2, Gwen Stefani, Paloma Faith, Tina Turner, Texas, New Order, No Doubt, Soul 2 Soul and Underworld. He has also worked on various projects with Danny Boyle including the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony. Simon is a senior lecturer in audio production and technology at Anglia Ruskin and Westminster universities.

James Graham

Chief Technology and Product Officer

With over 20 years experience delivering software products for globally renowned brands James is keen technologist and and agile evangelist. With successful spells building teams and consulting for various companies including British Airways, VW, Arcadia Group and most recently as Global Head of Restaurant Product Delivery for the FTSE 100’s Just Eat Takeaway.com.

Mark McGuinness-Smith

Chief Financial Officer

COO and CFO executive with 20 years of experience in video games, technology, e-commerce and social media.

Seán Devine


Seán’s music career began in artist management, moving into A&R for Paramount Pictures, Famous Music, V2 Music and eventually an 18-year stint as SVP for ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) in London. In 2015, Seán set up his own music industry consultancy and has worked in an advisory role for: IMRO (Irish Music Rights Organisation); Leeds College of Music; Bath Spa University; ITV’s The Voice.  He also manages the careers of songwriters/producers/artists.

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