Giles Palmer is the founder and CEO of Brandwatch, a leading social intelligence firm. He started Brandwatch after leaving BSkyB in late 2005. Since its launch in August 2007, Brandwatch has grown to become one of the world’s leading social listening and analytics tech companies, empowering some of the world’s biggest brands and agencies across the globe. Giles lead the merger with Crimson Hexagon in October 2018 to create a $100m revenue SAAS business
His goal for the company is to help organizations find and understand actionable insights from social data and share the right insights with the right people throughout the enterprise.
Giles has a Physics degree from Durham University and is a Chartered Accountant. He is based in Brighton, UK.