OC&C's Colin Tyler again named amongst Britains 500 most influential people

January 26, 2015 | NEWS

OC&C's Colin Tyler was acknowledged for his and OC&C's influence in shaping the technology, media and digital landscape.

OC&C were recently featured in the Sunday Times in an article titled “The Real Powers in the Land”, listing the UK’s 500 most influential people. OC&C Partner, Colin Tyler was one of only a few people to have appeared on this list for the last two years.

Compiled by Debrett’s in conjunction with The Sunday Times, the 500 individuals are described as “the most influential and inspiring people living and working in Britain today”.  They were selected based on ”their level of influence in shaping the lives, choices and ideas of others” and they cover the entire spectrum of society. Others on the list include: Sir Richard Branson, physicist Stephen Hawking, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, golfer Rory Mcllroy, inventor Sir James Dyson and fashion model Kate Moss.

Colin was acknowledged for his and OC&Cs influence in shaping the technology, media and digital landscape, along with OC&C’s strong reputation in advising firms on mergers and acquisitions in these sectors.

Colin has been at OC&C for almost 20 years, working with clients in the US and Europe to understand how technology can transform their business models.  Back in the mid-90s his work led IBM to the coining of the phrase ‘eBusiness’, more recently he has advised clients as varied as L’Oreal, software company Visma, through to the global travel distribution platform Amadeus. Today, OC&C plays an instrumental role in guiding businesses in how to use and optimise new forms of marketing in the digital space.

For more information you can read an extract here, the full article is available for subscription at The Sunday Times here.