James Cobb

Founder and CEO, Crowd Connected

James Cobb

Founder and CEO, Crowd Connected
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Biography

James Cobb is the founder and CEO of Crowd Connected, developers of the Colocator location insight platform for live events. The technology has been used across the globe by major music and sporting events and venues to improve operations, customer experience and safety.

He founded Crowd Connected in 2013, after a 20 year career in live events / live music which has seen him hold board positions of companies from a music festival to a text messaging platform provider, as well as a spell as chair of the Production Services Association. More recently his consultancy practice has provided large scale events in the UK and Europe with safety and compliance advice. Notable clients have included the Capital Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium and the Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Tour.

He holds a Natural Science degree from the University of Cambridge, and a postgraduate diploma in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management. He was previously a member of both IOSH and IEMA and is a current fellow of the RSA.

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