Stuart Clarke is the co-founder of a successful marketing consultancy, working with firms in the digital, professional services, financial and arts sectors. He is also a non-executive director and adviser to a number of startups, including JigTalk, Synap and Signin. His corporate career saw him running marketing and corporate relationships departments for the likes of Alliance & Leicester, first direct and TD Bank of Canada.
He is the co-founder and the Festival Director of the Leeds Digital Festival, the largest digital festival in the north of England. In 2018, the Festival had 170 events and 20,000 attendees, with more tech events in Leeds than in San Francisco.