Please note this is a partnership event hosted by WeAre8 and sponsored by Channel 4 by Crowdcube
Join acclaimed footballer and broadcaster Rio Ferdinand, alongside the Founder and CEO of WeAre8 Sue Fennessy, for an in-person conversation exploring the story behind WeAre8, how they are shaping the future of digital media and their mission to unite hundreds of millions of people in support of the planet.
Tickets include complimentary drinks and canapes on arrival. The event will commence promptly at 17.45.
Get ready to be inspired and feel hopeful about the world…
WeAre8 is on a mission to redirect 100Billion USD in advertising revenue away from Facebook and back to people and the planet. Under Sue’s expert leadership – they’ve built the team, technology and partnerships to do just this.
This is your chance to learn why Channel 4, UKTV (a BBC Studios Company), Centerstone Capital, Rio Ferdinand and many others are investing in the future of digital media, and how you can join them.
Rio Ferdinand is an English former professional footballer and is now a television pundit for BT Sport. He was recently awarded an OBE for his services to football and charity with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation. To give back to his global community of fans and foster a hate-free future, he has joined WeAre8 as an Investor and Partner.
Sue Fennessy has spent her career creating businesses across Asia, Europe, and North America. She built the world’s leading media data aggregation business, Standard Media Index, based out of NYC, with exclusive contracts with global media buying agencies. This technology is used by the world’s biggest media companies including NBC and Disney and she recently sold a majority stake to Chicago based PE firm GTCR. AsFounder and CEO of WeAre8, The People’s Platform, Sue is leading the BCorp, to redirect billions of ad dollars going to social platforms back to people and the planet, all while delivering transformational results for advertisers and uniting people to address the world’s biggest problems.