Jody Ford – CEO

Photobox Group

Jody in less than 20 words:

Relentless focus on an amazing customer experience, inspiring his people and driving innovation to deliver world class performance and growth.

Working life:

From London, via Sydney, to California and now back in Europe, Jody’s passion is working with innovative, consumer-facing digital and technology businesses, helping them transform and grow across new sectors, markets and audiences.

Reasons for joining the Photobox family:

I love the match-up of incredibly powerful data, customer insight and technology doing something as simple as helping people celebrate their special moments and relationships. Add in a unique group of hugely popular brands and the opportunity to lead a talented and creative team and it’s pretty much a dream job!

Career highlights:

Transformation of eBay Global Marketing Platform – revolutionising CRM and super-charging Paid Marketing with Google, Facebook & Snapchat
Brands4Friends Acquisition by eBay in Germany
Part of the Orange team that delivered the largest ever corporate European IPO


BA, Economics & Politics, University of Exeter

Away from the office:

Jody can be found spending time with his wife and young children or on his bike, training for his next cycling challenge!


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