With over 12 years of experience from digital startups, pure play businesses and traditional agencies, Ian Crocombe is an industry-leading digital strategist. At AKQA he is responsible for running the London Strategic Planning team as well as driving strategic thinking and innovation for the British Army and Volkswagen global account.

Ian joined AKQA in 2009, having previously worked across automotive, retail, media, recruitment and government sectors specialising in social media, emerging technology, platforms and products
and effectiveness. Career highlights include working on the mobile voting system for Endemol and
ITV that was utilised on ‘Stars in Their Eyes’, winning a Gold NMA Effectiveness Award for his work on uSwitch and UpMyStreet and developing digital strategy for DHL, Porsche and MINI at M&C