As part of his role, James will take on responsibility for day-to-day business functions, including recruitment, marketing and positioning the business for scalable growth across the globe.
James has a strong technical background, including a degree in Computer Science and almost twenty years’ experience in software development. He began his career as a developer before moving towards product management and joined DigitalBridge two years ago as head of product. Having excelled within the team, helping to define a strategy and roadmap for future operations, he has been progressed to this new role.
The appointment comes as DigitalBridge looks to transition into a period of exciting growth over the next 12 months. The company, which is headquartered in Manchester Science Park, specialises in developing space planning tools for the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms market.
James commented: “I was fortunate enough to join the company during its formative years, which has allowed me to play a key role in driving the DigitalBridge strategy from the very beginning. I’m looking forward to being part of the team as we develop and grow the company in the coming years.”
David Levine, CEO of DigitalBridge, said: “This position is an obvious extension of James’s previous role as head of product and he has proven himself as an important asset over the years. His user-centric focus, desire to constantly learn and ability to see strategic impact of decisions will prove invaluable as we look to build the business internationally in future.”