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John McElligott

Chief Digital Officer

Chief Digital Officer at Smartbox Group


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John McElligott's Work Experience

Groupe Smart&co

Chief Digital Officer

December 2014 to Present


Self Employed

Consultant/ Advisor

August 2014 to November 2014



Managing Director, Exchange

January 2013 to July 2014


John McElligott's Education



2000 to 2000

University College Cork

BE Electrical Engineering

1990 to 1994

CBS Tralee

High School Leaving Certificate

1985 to 1990

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About John McElligott's Current Company

Groupe Smart&co

Smartbox is the global leader in the experience gift market. Founded in 2003, we operate in 10 countries across Europe, employ ~800 people, and have sales of ~€400M. I am responsible for leading and growing the Digital business and team. We are in the process of centralising our digital capabilities in Dublin, Ireland, and are currently hiring....

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About John McElligott

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General Manager with experience in the eCommerce, Media and Financial Services industries. Combines a passion for business innovation with an understanding of what it takes to be successful. Demonstrable track record of leadership, building teams and delivering results Experience working in multiple countries and across several cultures. Seasoned public speaker and company board member. Employers include Betfair, eBay, Booz & Company and UBS Specialties: product mgmt, online marketing, mobile, comms, strategy, leadership, turnaroundsChief Digital Officer @ Smartbox is the global leader in the experience gift market. Founded in 2003, we operate in 10 countries across Europe, employ ~800 people, and have sales of ~€400M. I am responsible for leading and growing the Digital business and team. We are in the process of centralising our digital capabilities in Dublin, Ireland, and are currently hiring. If you are an A-player, and are interested in learning more, feel free to get in touch. From December 2014 to Present (11 months) IrelandConsultant/ Advisor @ Advised select investors and high growth technology companies. Created business plans, and helped arrange financing for a number of firms. From August 2014 to November 2014 (4 months) DublinManaging Director, Exchange @ The Betfair Exchange is an innovative, market-leading sports betting business. I was responsible for growing the business, serving customers, rebuilding the team and improving the offering. I was also a member of the Executive Committee of this FTSE 250 company From January 2013 to July 2014 (1 year 7 months) DublinGeneral Manager, DBA @ DBA is Denmark's leading online classifieds business, and is owned by eBay. I was responsible for growing the business, leading the team, and rebuilding the customer proposition into mobile I led a range of functions, including Marketing, Product Mgmt, Customer Support, Sales, PR and Business Development From March 2010 to December 2012 (2 years 10 months) CopenhagenStrategy and M&A Director @ eCG is a portfolio of businesses across 20 countries, with 2010 revenues >$400M and 20% growth. I was responsible for setting the strategic direction for this portfolio and leading our expansion via M&A. Also served as General Manager of an internal eBay start-up business focussed on Travel From January 2008 to February 2010 (2 years 2 months) Country Manager @ Appointed to lead the eBay Ireland business shortly after launch. Responsibilities covered Marketing, PR, Technology, Biz Dev and Customer Support. From January 2006 to December 2007 (2 years) Senior Associate (Project Manager) @ Worked for CEOs and CIOs in retail and investment banking. Principal focus was Business Strategy. Also worked on turnarounds – with Asian banks following the regional currency crisis; and with Energy Trading firms post-Enron. Responsibilities included leading teams, managing budgets and selling new projects. Received the Professional Excellence Award (highest company honour) in 2004 and 2005 From September 1997 to December 2005 (8 years 4 months) LondonBusiness Analyst @ As a UBS Graduate Trainee, I carried out a series of innovative technology projects and undertook placements in the Sales & Trading division. I received the UBS Top European Graduate award in 1994 From October 1994 to July 1997 (2 years 10 months) LondonMBA, MBA @ INSEAD From 2000 to 2000 BE, Electrical Engineering @ University College Cork From 1990 to 1994 High School, Leaving Certificate @ CBS Tralee From 1985 to 1990 John McElligott is skilled in: Mobile Devices, Strategy, Product Management, Online Advertising, Management, Leadership, Finance, Business Strategy, E-commerce, Start-ups, Business Development, Management Consulting, Analytics, Digital Marketing, Monetization, Strategic Planning, Program Management, Digital Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Product Marketing, Strategic Partnerships, Project Management, Product Development, Online Marketing, Business Planning, Mergers

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