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Alex Major, CEO

Alex Major

Alex graduated from Aston University in 2012 with a BSc in Computing for Business, and started his first business on the first day of the summer holidays. Since then he has started two other companies in both the retail and affiliate spaces, and raised over £1million in funding for those businesses. Now that he is heading up RedBrain, Alex wants to support smaller online retailers and help them boost their sales against the online retail giants. When he’s not in the office Alex can be found paintballing or playing a round of mini golf.

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Will Barfield, Traffic

Will Barfield

Will has been in the Digital Marketing industry since the age of 17 where he began his career at iProspect. He has a broad range of knowledge from his time at iProspect ranging from PPC through to Programmatic Buying, he now focuses a lot of his time on the DoubleClick platform and new feature adoption within the traffic team here at RedBrain. Outside of work Will can be found either cleaning and tweaking with his car or out socialising with friends.

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Alex Hales, Front End Team

Alex Hales

Alex graduated from Staffordshire University in 2014 with a BSc in Computer Science and is now part of the front end team here at RedBrain. He works on developing everything that our clients see on the web. He has been with us at RedBrain since 2015. Alex is a keen sports fan, following Formula 1 as well as supporting Aston Villa.

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Bret Hadley, Front End Team

Bret Hadley

Brett graduated from Wolverhampton University in 2012 with a BSc in Computing. He has been part of the front end team at RedBrain since July 2017. Before RedBrain Brett worked on some exciting projects for Jaguar Land Rover. In his spare time he will either be hiking or watching Game of Thrones. Fun Fact: in year six I entered a baking contest with a shop bought cake and won.

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Calum Jones, CTO

Calum Jones

Calum has always had a keen interest in technology, and started programming at the age of 11, When he isn’t at work Calum enjoys DIY, going to the gym and playing squash.

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Chris Williams, Back End Team

Chris Williams

Chris graduated from Staffordshire University with a degree in Internet Technology, and subsequently worked in television broadcasting and production for 9 years. This allowed him to travel all over the world. Now he works at RedBrain Chris focusses his energy into his work with Java, Node, Google and AWS. Evenings and weekends for Chris are spent with his son, and sometimes going out for the odd run.

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Jack Chittenden, Traffic

Jack Chittenden

Jack has been with us at RedBrain for since 2014. He started off working on our social media, and has now moved on to become one of our PPC experts. A typical day for Jack involves analysing a huge amount of data, and making changes to our bidding strategies based on what he finds out. When he’s not in the office Jack enjoys video games and skiing, or cooking some delicious vegan food.

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Jack Fazackerley, Dev Ops

Jack Fazackerley

Jack has always had a passion for computers; he started programming at age 11, and at 14 started ethical hacking on behalf of his high school, by showing them how he could bypass their security measures. Looking for more of a challenge, Jack came across the programming language Pythonand then became interested in making 2D games with C++ and DirectX, even going so far as to create a simple version of the 80s arcade game Frogger. After attending college to study Programming and Networking, while exploring Amazon Web Services in his spare time. He started in the industry building websites and in 2017 discovered his favourite programming language – GoLang. When he’s not at work Jack can be found pursuing his extra curricular programming interest, on his bike, or walking his dog.

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Lauren Bailey, Affiliate Manager

Lauren Bailey

Lauren is our Affiliate Manager here at RedBrain, managing our relationship with the affiliate companies that we work with, and helping out with Finance and HR. She has been with Potential Group since 2009 and graduated from Kingston University in London with a degree in Creative Writing and Journalism in 2007. She loves to read and in her spare time can be found curled up with a good book. Fun Fact: Lauren is a huge Beatles fan.

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Miroslav Kosteckij, Back End Team

Miroslav Kosteckij

Miroslav has been working in web development since 2004, joining RedBrain in 2015 after 11 years spent mainly building AR iOS Apps while working for big brands like Lacoste, Benefit, Tesco and the BBC. Here at RedBrain Miroslav works on micro- services and infrastructure, as well as lending a helping hand with other development projects. Outside of work he likes cooking, and enjoys fine wine and cheese, as well as relaxing with his PS4 or Netflix.

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Mitch Eccles, Back End Team

Mitch Eccles

Mitch graduated from Aston University with a PhD in Computer Science, and now is part of the RedBrain team of Software Developers. His particular strengths are working with large amounts of data, and teaching machines how to spot patterns. When not talking computer speak Mitch can be found either in the great outdoors, enjoying the wonders of nature, or in the great indoors attempting to achieve the perfect game of Tetris.

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Paul Humphreys, COO

Paul Humphreys

Paul spent alot of the 90s creating software for MS Windows, before moving into the world of SEO in 1999. Paul has been working with PPC and adwords accounts since the early 2000s, and has headed up departments for various online companies, as well as having a wealth of experience running projects for the Potential Group. When he has some spare time Paul spends it entertaining his 4 year old daughter.

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Richard Scorer, Back End Team

Richard Scorer

Richard spent 30 years of his career working in Silicon Valley, with 18 of those years spent working for Apple. Richard has been a part of some exciting development in world of tech, having written part of Java 1.0, worked on Hotmail, and worked on the first iPhone before it was released. Now he is back in the UK and a Senior Software Engineer at RedBrain. Outside of his professional life, Richard loves playing football, photography and driving fast cars or racetracks like the Laguna Seca.

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Richard Young, SEO

Richard Young

Richard got into SEO whilst doing his PhD at Birmingham University before Google even existed, as a way of getting his own site to rank #1. Since then he has kept abreast of all the changes that occur when it comes to promoting websites. Other areas of interest include social media, email marketing, usability and generally bringing together of tech projects. In his spare time Richard can be found trying to control his 4 mental dogs.

15 team members

based in lichfield, UK

8 years

of trading experience

15 years

of running online affiliate businesses

£1 billion in sales

driven to retailers every year

The RedBrain tribe

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Alex Major
Will Barfield
Alex Hales
Bret Hadley
Calum Jones
Chris Williams
Jack Chittenden
Jack Fazackerley
Lauren Bailey
Miroslav Kosteckij
Mitch Eccles
Paul Humphreys
Richard Scorer
Richard Young

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