Lumi, real-time audience insight technology platform, has named Sir Nigel Knowles as its new non-executive director.
Knowles (pictured) is currently global co-chairman of global law firm DLA Piper, with a turnover in excess of US$2.5bn (£1.6bn), and offices in over 30 countries across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
Previously, he held the position of global co-CEO along with managing partner at DLA Piper for almost twenty years, and made strides aiding the objective to become a global business, a status the firm uphold today.
Knowles is also a visiting professor at Sheffield University and boasts the accolade of being the first chairman of the Prince’s Trust International.
Richard Taylor, CEO of Lumi said: “Sir Nigel has a wealth of experience in growing and developing global businesses and we are excited about the expertise he can bring to Lumi as we continue our international expansion.
“Sir Nigel’s credentials speak for themselves and he will bring new ideas and knowledge that can help us drive our growth into new sectors and markets.”
On his new role, Knowles said: “Lumi has some great technology which is already being used by major corporations all over the world. During my career I’ve had the opportunity to help companies develop their international footprint and I’m very excited to have the opportunity to support Lumi as it continues to grow.”
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