Marco has over 20 years experience in the Stock Photography industry, working in senior positions at Global market leading companies.
A veteran in the stock photography industry, Marco has occupied senior positions in the market over a span of 20 years in market leading companies such as Getty Images and Corbis. He has also served as interim manager/consultant at a number of other commercial and editorial stock photography agencies. He boasts a wealth of experience in establishing and growing high revenue portfolios, company and product integration projects, managing regional expansion, and business development. Marco founded Fast Media Magazine, an industry news website, and has spoken and moderated at industry events.
He is also a co-shareholder and CEO of 123RF GB Ltd, where he has delivered strong revenue growth and built a team of industry professionals in partnership with Phil Ahern. 123RF GB Ltd serves clients in 11 countries and works with a growing portfolio of large enterprises in the publishing, advertising, and corporate sector.
Phil has worked in leadership positions at a wide range of companies in the stock photography industry for over 20 years, from startup to market leaders.
With over 20 years of leadership experience in both corporate and startup environments in the media sector, Phil has held several sales management positions at Getty in both the UK andUSA, where he led teams to achieve sales across multiple industry sectors and geographies. As a commercial manager at Pearson Plc, he took charge of image procurement across the group and facilitated the monetization of their visual assets through multiple distribution partners. Phil was also the VP of Sales at Brightqube, a seed-stage venture funding where he helped build a disruptive new B2B e-commerce business innovating visual search which won a Red Herring Top 100 award.
He is a co-shareholder and the COO of 123RF GB Ltd, where he has delivered strong revenue growth and built a team of industry professionals in partnership with Marco Oonk. 123RF GB Ltd serves clients in 11 countries and works with a growing portfolio of large enterprises in the