Head of Research & Development
Stuart, in partnership with his wife Lisa, was the founder of Purple Seven in 2002. As the Managing Director, Stuart grew the company to become the leading box office data analytics company in the UK, Australasia and Europe.
His experience working with arts and cultural organisations across the world has given him a deep insight into how they work, their motivations and challenges and the support and solutions they require.
With his creative approach, he was instrumental in developing new techniques to deliver innovative and relevant solutions to the sector. These included the development of the revolutionary ‘DDX’ to automatically collect ticketing data from any ticketing system, powerful segmentation models including 'Balanced Database', personal ‘recommendations’ engines, automated customer survey tools and other award winning software.
Today, Stuart is the R&D Director at Purple Seven and continues to bring his creative approach to delivering innovative and powerful technologies and techniques to the sector.