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Rory leads the strategy, market development & execution of TripAdvisor’s mobile ambitions across the EMEA region. Prior to TripAdvisor, Rory was a senior manager within Orange France-Telecom’s Group Marketing & Innovation unit – developing & launching customer propositions across the European footprint. Rory also gained invaluable start-up experience as VP Business Development for StrategyEye Ltd. and holds an MBA from Judge Business School, Cambridge University.
Artistic Director of Punchdrunk and a graduate and Honorary Fellow in Drama, University of Exeter, Felix has conceived, designed, and directed all of Punchdrunk’s productions since founding the company in 2000. He is a Critics’ Circle Drama Award winner and one of the first recipients of a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Breakthrough Fund Award, which supports exceptional arts practitioners in the development of their vision. Outside of Punchdrunk he directed (with Tom Morris) the Stoppard/Previn Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at the National Theatre, London. He has worked with a breadth of practitioners and artists on a variety of projects, from Sarah Burton to the Massachusetts Institution of Technology. Earlier this year, Felix directed and designed Punchdrunk's largest show to date, The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable.
Tim’s career to date has been as varied as the events that Time Out provides inspiration for, in cities across the globe. Starting in the arts environment, as an award-winning playwright and TV and radio presenter, he’s also a published author. Prior to joining Time Out he was MD of homelessness charity Cardboard Citizens and Artistic Director of Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. In 2008 Tim joined Time Out as UK Content Director overseeing all of the company’s digital content. In 2010 he took over as Editor-in-Chief and began a transformation within the business overseeing the implementation of a new media strategy transforming the iconic magazine, the website and the company’s social platforms. Time Out London has never been read by more people or interacted with on more platforms. His move to CEO of Time Out worldwide is testament to his passion for continuing to transform the business into a global inspirational content company.
Morgwn is a creative, strategic and business director with experience working across a diverse range of media and cultural platforms. She’s designed retail products, published books, made films, produced television, run festivals, and formed innovative partnerships with some of the world's top brands.
She was born and raised in the US, and spent time working in Montreal, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney for groups including Tropfest, Screen Producers Association of Australia, Sydney International Film Festival, Imagination Entertainment and World Sport Group before taking up her role as Director of The School of Life in London in 2009.