Richard’s career as founder, director and investor in ecommerce, social media, gaming, software development and video games publishing spans 25 years. He has designed and produced three #1 games in the UK charts, including Tactical Manager and Football Glory published by Black Legend, and over 400 further product launches worldwide.
Richard has substantial experience in retail distribution and marketing (in the days before the digital distribution of video games, selling games world-wide involved distribution, shelf-space buying at Wal*Mart, manufacturer discounts, booking shopfront displays and sell-through marketing).
Richard completed a London AIM stock exchange flotation with IncaGold PLC in 2005, was a founder in Silicon Valley VC-backed venture Stiki Digital Inc, and has acted as ecommerce consultant to the Isle of Man Government, as non-executive director on boards of media and gaming businesses.
Richard has worked on product launches with brands as diverse as Nestlé, Kellogg’s, Yokohama and the RSPCA, creating video games promotion, social media applications and social commerce marketplaces.