Danny Meaney is Managing Director of New Media Partners; founder of Dlab, co-founder of Insportive; and Chairman of four23. He was CEO in a ground-breaking online B2C download channel joint venture with Nokia.
Danny has over 25 years’ experience working with companies and organisations across software, media, technology, communications and telecoms in projects including corporate strategy, venture investment and hands-on interim management.
He has an extensive international network and a track record of helping digital media and technology businesses make money. Because of that experience he has become an expert in accelerating the growth of venture-backed start-ups or new ventures within “market-making” corporations.
Danny has also operated at the highest level of regional and national politics and have succeeded in securing political goodwill and significant funding for numerous initiatives. Danny has applied that mix of commercial success, political nous and highly honed dealmaking skills to drive success in the business of creative placemaking. He led New Media Partners’ work in the planning and delivery of large scale “media city” developments at MediaCityUK, Twofour54 in Abu Dhabi, Pacific Quay in Glasgow, Creative London, Bristol’s Harbourside, London's Olympic Park, Corridor Manchester, The Sharp Project, Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, Digital City in Teesside, Jeddah's KAEC, Dubai's Internet City, Brisbane's Creative Precinct and Singapore's Mediapolis.