As the Executive Chairman and founding force behind DVC Consultants, Quentin Anderson is a visionary leader known for his expertise in guiding companies through the complexities of digital transformation and disruptive technologies. His career journey, which started in Oil and Gas Risk Management with Marsh McLennan, serving clients like Exxon and Chevron, transitioned into a focus on brand management and communication, where he honed his skills in driving companies to challenge the status quo. At CGI Brandsense, a EURO RSCG company, and later as the CEO of a company merged with Addison under WPP Group, Quentin demonstrated his prowess in corporate marketing, contributing to major privatizations and flotations. His deep involvement in branding, marketing, and his role as a commentator and writer on these subjects, including winning a WPP Atticus Award, laid the groundwork for his strategic insight into disruptive technologies. Quentin’s visionary approach culminated in the creation of L.O.A.F (Leadership and Organisation in Anarchic Flux), DVC’s proprietary methodology focused on managing disruptive transformation in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. At DVC Consultants, he continues to lead the charge in harnessing digital transformation, leveraging his rich experience to empower organizations to adapt and thrive amidst technological upheavals.
Malgorzata Szramka, a University of Warsaw alumna with a MA Hons in Business Management, co-leads DVC Consultants with a keen focus on digital transformation and disruptive technologies. Since 2001, she has cultivated vast experience in Consulting, Property Development, and Construction in the UK and Poland. At DVC Consultants, Malgorzata is instrumental in steering the firm towards achieving its strategic objectives in digital innovation across diverse markets including London, South America, Africa, and Asia. Her role involves the development and delivery of high-quality digital transformation solutions to clients, ensuring that DVC Consultants remains at the forefront of technological innovation. Malgorzata is dedicated to fostering professional growth and business improvement, with a particular emphasis on embracing and navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by disruptive technologies. Her belief in the power of talent and innovation positions her as a key figure in driving the company’s success in a digitally-transformed business landscape.
A classically trained marketer and business manager with a proven track record of delivering business growth through New Product Development (NPD), Product Launches, Brand Management and Retail Management. I have 20 years of experience in the FMCG, Personal Care and the Entertainment industries, working within Blue Chips, SME’s and the None Profit sector in the UK and international markets on both established leading brands and competitive No2’s. Having worked in varied organisations and cultures I have developed strong relationship building and influencing skills, which coupled with my passion for insight and change management, allow me to achieve the long-term goals of the organisation.
Akash brings over two decades of experience in fintech and technology, renowned for spearheading digital transformations and pioneering innovative solutions. His tenure as a Global Product Owner and SaaS architectural design expert has seen him develop scalable systems that redefine industry standards for major global brands. His strategic guidance has consistently driven organisations towards sustainable growth and efficiency. His expertise extends to the orchestration of technologies and data integration. As an API Architect, Akash has adeptly navigated the complexities of data systems, ensuring efficient and scalable solutions. His foray into AI within blockchain, through his Digital Transformation business, showcases his commitment to exploring and mastering emerging technologies. At DVC, Akash leverages this wealth of experience to drive forward technological innovation. His focus on AI and orchestration reflects a deep understanding of the transformative power of technology, making him an invaluable asset in shaping the future of digital landscapes.
Brian is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in launching product and platform ecosystems that cater to both global and local markets. He is an expert in APIs and digital services orchestration across multiple industries, including payments, telecoms, cyber security, and identity verification. Brian has taken technology companies from proposition development phases all the way to product launch, sales, and customer onboarding. As a Senior Product professional, he has vast experience working with technology vendors, senior client stakeholders, executive stakeholders and senior board members. Brian has a track record of helping companies launch new products, defining product strategies and roadmaps for global growth. He played a significant role in the expansion of several companies and was involved in notable projects such as the development of the world’s first all in one KYT/KYC/KYB orchestration platform. Brian has held key positions at leading software companies, most notably as CPO at 4stop GmbH, which he helped lead to a 12x valuation sales to Silicon Valley’s unicorn Jumio Inc in 2022.
Damien studied at Oxford University and the College of Law. He qualified as a corporate lawyer, going on specialising in Investment Funds, including Real Estate, Private Equity and Hedge Funds. Damien worked private practice in London and offshore. He continues to act as General Counsel for a range of businesses and financial institutions.Since 2011 he has also worked as a consultant for the Institute of State Effectiveness, Washington D.C, focusing on post-conflict state building and transitions.