Phil Jones is currently Managing Director of Wired Sussex. In this capacity he advises a wide number of digital media companies and oversees the agency’s various projects and initiatives. He sits on the advisory group of The Economic Partnership (which develops the economic strategies for Brighton) and is currently Chair of the South East Media Network Skills Group.
Phil graduated from the University of Sussex in the mid 80’s and started his media career with the COI delivering media content for government departments. Phil has been a strategic content producer for Newscorp in Hong Kong, he set up and built a media company with Bob Geldof, created a series of TV channels for East European markets, was an MTV board member and worked for 6 years for Liberty Global, including a long spell as worldwide MD of Extreme Media, a TV, web and music company.
He was part of the European Union Media Content Group and in that capacity oversaw the world’s first live tri-media (TV, Radio, and web) event.