You & Mr Jones
The world’s first brandtech™ group

Our Group

You & Mr Jones is the world’s first brandtech group — a technology holding company that helps brands do their marketing better, faster and cheaper using technology.

Group Companies

Blood is our brandtech practice. It sits at the center of You & Mr Jones as the portal into the group and its creative and strategic operating system.

Mobkoi is a premium mobile marketing specialist. They work directly with publishers to deliver tailor-made creative solutions into safe and select environments.

55 is Europe’s leading data company created by the former CEO and senior management team of Google Southern Europe.

theAmplify is a leading technology and data-driven influencer marketing service for Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

Mofilm is a global community of over 10,000 filmmakers connected by technology to create brilliant video content for the world’s leading brands.

People-powered marketing is much more powerful than the old legacy way

Strategic Investments

Niantic is building a state-of-the-art augmented reality platform for current and future generations of AR hardware. They are best known as the creator of the AR mobile game Pokémon Go.

Pinterest is a visual social bookmarking platform that helps you discover, save and shop creative ideas.

Automat provides a Conversational Marketing Cloud platform that helps companies use AI to talk to their customers, and to understand and serve them better.

Pixlee is a visual marketing platform that delivers user-generated content from all social media platforms through a content management system.

Beeswax is a Bidder-as-a-Service (BaaS) business that empowers advertisers to do their own programmatic media buying with a Real-Time Bidding solution.

Crossing Minds was created in Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and is building a personalized AI to understand human behavior through comprehensive taste analytics and provide customizable recommendations and a cultural discovery platform.

There's been a revolution in the world but not yet in the world of brand-building

Jivox is a cloud-based platform that dynamically serves thousands of different personalized variations of the same ad to different users in real time.

Gfycat is a user-generated platform and top-60 site in the US that lets you create, discover and share GIFs.

Mic is the number one news and media company for the millennial generation, informing its 66 million monthly audience with issue-driven reporting and video.

Zappar is an augmented reality company, app and self-serve platform that connects the digital world with the things around you.

Elsy is an early-stage company that uses data, analytics and technology to create innovations in media investment management.

Here Be Dragons is one of the world’s leading virtual reality and augmented reality production studios.

Tribe Dynamics is a data company that tracks and measures social media influencer's content using a metric called Earned Media Value to deliver Brand Momentum Insights.

Engage Video Group is South Africa’s fastest growing data-driven online video publishing platform.

Businesses that have a purpose beyond just profit will be the ones who succeed

Brands used to be defined by what brands said to people, now they're defined by what people say to people

Leadership

You & Mr Jones is a partnership of brandtech experts and like-minded entrepreneurs from around the world

Sarah Davies

Associate Partner

Sarah Davies

Associate Partner

Sarah is a tech-focused brand-innovation expert and partner at Blood, our creative strategy practice.

Emma Cookson

Partner

Emma Cookson

Partner

Emma is a brand strategist who works with our clients to help unlock the potential of technology to accelerate brand growth.

David Jones

Founder

David Jones

Founder

David created You & Mr Jones to harness the power of technology to improve marketing. He’s also the co-founder of One Young World, the former global CEO of Havas and a founding member of the Facebook Client Council.

Jean-Marc Antoni

Founding Partner

Jean-Marc Antoni

Founding Partner

Jean-Marc is our Global CFO and drives the growth of the group as it makes acquisitions and investments in brandtech companies.

Julie Hardy

Associate Partner

Julie Hardy

Associate Partner

Julie leads our work with clients in the beauty and fashion categories, and spearheads You & Mr Jones global influencer marketing capabilities development.

Ron Croen

Partner

Ron Croen

Partner

Ron leads You & Mr Jones Brandtech™ Ventures, our venture-investment arm, based on the West Coast.

It’s not about marketing to consumers, but about mattering to people

George Prest

Partner

George Prest

Partner

George co-founded Blood, our creative strategy practice. His creative talent helps deliver breakthrough brandtech solutions for our clients.

André Pinto

Partner

André Pinto

Partner

Andre is our Mergers & Acquisitions specialist. He works closely with our acquisition and investment prospects as they look to join the group.

You can no longer buy attention, you have to earn it

Annette Stover

Partner

Annette Stover

Partner

Annette is responsible for our operational success, for both You & Mr Jones and our group companies.

Drew Burdon

Partner

Drew Burdon

Partner

Drew co-founded Blood, our creative strategy practice. His strategic expertise helps deliver smart, effective brandtech solutions for our clients.

We believe technology can make all marketing better, faster & cheaper

Recent News

The latest news & announcements from You & Mr Jones

Press Coverage

Betting big on mobile augmented-reality games

The Wall Street Journal — November 2017

20 million reasons why You & Mr Jones is high on Pinterest

Adweek — October 2017

Kate Spade uses AR to lure shoppers to Paris flagship during fashion week

Glossy — September 2017

You & Mr Jones continues investment spree

The Wall Street Journal — July 2017

Is 'Brandtech' the new marketing?

CMO.com — July 2017

Mobile marketing startup Mobkoi acquired by You & Mr Jones

The Drum — June 2017

You & Mr Jones takes majority stake in mobile specialist Mobkoi

Campaign — June 2017

Press Releases

You & Mr Jones announces investment in Pinterest to tap into the promise of visual search & marketer value

October 2017

You & Mr Jones acquires mobile marketing company Mobkoi

June 2017

You & Mr Jones leads investment round in pioneering AI-driven conversational marketing platform, Automat and announces investment in AI-start-up Crossing Minds

June 2017

David Jones raises $350 million to launch first global brandtech group

June 2015

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No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else

One Young World

Described by CNN as the ‘Young Davos’, One Young World is a registered charity, created by Kate Robertson and our founder David Jones, that empowers brilliant young people to drive positive change in the world and we’ve made One Young World a shareholder in You & Mr Jones.

So, if we do well, they do too.