Advisory
Board

Advisory Board Member

Simon Gallagher

Simon Gallagher is a media rights and corporate strategy executive with 20-years’ experience working for leading global entertainment brands. Based in Los Angeles, Gallagher has previously worked as Director of Content Acquisition at Netflix, Director of Strategy and Business Development for Hulu, and as a Vice President at IMG. As Principal Consultant for private consulting firm SPG Global, Simon has provided media strategy and investment advice to more than 100 clients across 18 countries. Throughout his career, Simon has negotiated content deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

David Butorac

Advisory Board Member

David Butorac

Over his 35-year career, Dubai-based Butorac has worked in senior management and executive roles for some of the world’s leading media companies. His experience includes stints as CEO of multi-channel pay TV platform OSN (the MENA region’s premier pay TV platform), Managing Director of WIN Corporation, President (Platforms) of the Star TV Network, Group Chief Operating Officer at Malaysia’s Astro, and Head of Operations for Sky UK. Butorac was named Media and Marketing Business Leader of the Year at the 2012 and 2015 Gulf Business Industry Awards and TMT Finance CEO of the Year (MENA) in 2015.

Advisory Board Member

Robert Scott

A 30-year technology industry veteran and start-up specialist, US-based Robert Scott has an established reputation amongst industry insiders as a competitive turn-around agent, having led seven start-ups, two restarts and one internally incubated venture to successful outcomes. Currently, Scott is CEO of Cygilant, a leader in cybersecurity-as-a-service. He joined the company in 2018 and has since repositioned the company, launched a SOC-as-a-Service centre of excellence in Belfast and implemented a best-of-breed technology strategy signing partnerships with Exclusive Networks, LogPoint, and AT&T Cybersecurity.