Most recently, Tim Organ’s career has been spent utilising his wide experience of managing diverse operational and technology-based businesses to help startup organisations achieve their goals. He has been the Chief Information Officer of Switch Concepts Ltd., a fast growing digital business, based in Southampton, which offers a unique real-time trading platform specifically designed for publishers to increase their online advertising revenue. The company was named Number 2 in 2013 and 2014 in the Sunday Times/Hiscox Tech Track of fastest growing privately held UK companies, and named in the 2014 Deloitte UK Fast 50 listing.
Tim is also the Chief Executive Officer of Seme4 Ltd., a small privately held company specialising in Linked Data, which is fast building a reputation in the design, build and hosting of Linked Data applications. In 2012 he helped to create the Open Data Institute, together with Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, following the award of a £10m grant from HM Government.
Prior to this Tim held a number of senior operational and business development roles in major financial services technology businesses, which included assignments on four continents.
Tim’s early career was spent in retail banking where, over 18 years, he progressed from Trainee to Director, co-leading a £100m operations and technology transformation project.
Tim is an enthusiastic season ticket holder at Liverpool Football Club, a Business Mentor at Hammersmith Academy, and a Private Pilot.