Curation Zone brings together world leading creatives, technologists and strategists with over fifty years combined experience and a passion for creating the best films with the best talent

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The Curation Zone team

Russell Glenister
CEO
Russell Glenister
CEO

Serial entrepreneur and investor in the tech and content space, Russell has invested in and helped build some of the most successful companies in the field. He has considerable interest in the video sector with four companies in his current portfolio active in the area. He started out as an Art Director at Tony Stone Images, which became Getty Images, later built then sold image100 to Bill Gates.

Steve Richards
COO
Steve Richards
COO

Steve is an experienced international agency and brand leader, once worked in the UK Retail sector before moving to Advertising. He has been a Board Director of JWT London, an International EVP of JWT & McCann Erickson as well as MD of Grey Worldwide. More recently, Steve was Global COO of Wolff Olins, the world’s most influential brand consultancy. He was President of Mofilm, a video crowdsourcing platform, looking after Shell, Nestle, Arla Foods & Volvic amongst their global clients, before running the sale of the company to You & Mr Jones.

Hasan Murat Akinci
CTO
Hasan Murat Akinci
CTO

Hasan leads all things tech, has extensive implementation knowledge and management experience of artificial intelligence, human behaviour modelling, machine learning, NLP and emotion recognition projects.

Heather Deacon
Head of Production
Heather Deacon
Head of Production

Heather is a creative solutions director with six years experience connecting brands, publishers and agencies to creative talent through intelligent, community-driven platforms. She is a champion for diverse filmmaking and enjoys discovering fresh talent for her clients.

Nick Streatfield
Head of Community
Nick Streatfield
Head of Community

After more than seven years working in recruiting and developing filmmakers around the world, and with at least five years of experience as a video editor himself, Nick is well qualified to understand and look after the interests of the global filmmaking community.

Dinko Vasilev
Data Science Lead
Dinko Vasilev
Data Science Lead

Dinko is a data scientist with a background in statistics and programming. The bulk of his work for the past few years has consisted of machine learning projects, but also some statistics. He enjoys the process of searching for the signal in piles of data, refining it, and putting it to use.

Daniel Winston
Commercial Manager
Daniel Winston
Commercial Manager

Daniel has extensive sales and partnership experience having worked at growth companies within fin-tech, machine learning, and e-commerce. Prior to this he spent several years in investment banking with a focus on government debt markets, managing key relationships with global investors

Rodion Popov
Data Tech Lead
Rodion Popov
Data Tech Lead

With his exceptional knowledge and experience in software development, Rodion is an expert in designing and the implementation of distributed data processing architectures and pipelines.

Andrey Taranik
Cloud Tech Lead
Andrey Taranik
Cloud Tech Lead

Andrey has many years experience in architecting and optimizing cloud infrastructure, managing large-scale processing, deployment and all underlying systems through high-performance, highly available and cost effective infrastructure solutions.