The SonicData platform has been developed by a team of experienced, technical, creative and commercial leaders from the music, gaming, film, TV, and technology sectors. SonicKey was invented by one of our founders, the Grammy Award winning music producer and composer, Simon Gogerly. Simon has worked with many of the world’s leading artists including U2, New Order, No Doubt, Tina Turner and Paloma Faith.
Chief Executive Officer
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.
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.
Commercial Product Manager
Oli combines his passion for music with his understanding of business. An experienced entrepreneur with demonstrated interests in consultancy, management, real estate and finance.
Co Founder (Non-executive)
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.
Chief Technology and Product Officer
Over 20 years experience delivering software products for globally renowned brands including British Airways, VW and Arcadia Group. Currently Senior Director of Global Software Product at the FTSE 100’s Just Eat.
Chief Marketing Officer
With 30 years’ experience in marketing and commercial roles in video games, technology and media. A serial entrepreneur, business founder and NED who has worked with and advised many of the world’s leading entertainment, games and tech organisations. Co-Founder and CMO of SonicData.
Mark McGuinnness Smith
Chief Financial Officer
COO and CFO executive with 20 years of experience in video games, technology, e-commerce and social media.
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.
Account and Project Manager
Clive has over 20 years of experience in Customer Success, B2B Data Solutions, and Marketing, working across various industries, including the companies PRS for Music, BT, and Dun & Bradstreet. Key strengths lie in building relationships with client stakeholders and internal departments to onboard solutions successfully, retaining and growing client value.
Amedeo Dalla Serra
Digital Marketing & Creative Manager
Over ten years of experience in the music industry. Outspoken advocate for musician’s rights and has held advisory roles for organisations such as Sony Music and Universal Music.
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.