Publisher DIY magazine; CEO and Founder of Sonic, music marketing, advertising and publishing group.
Rupert has enjoyed a lifelong career in advertising, starting in major multinational agencies such as Doyle Dane Bernbach, working on brands including Heinz, Procter & Gamble.
Proven Entrepreneur. 1 of 25 Entrepreneurs out of 1000’s selected for UCL 2012 Advances Program sponsored by Goldman Sachs.
First marketing services business founded aged 27 and subsequently listed on AIM.
Founded Sonic 2004 – Sonic is a marketing, advertising and publishing group that specialises in music and lifestyle related marketing.
Publisher of DIY - the music discovery platform for a new generation of fans, aWe give strategic advice on integrating music into brand campaigns, curate cross platform content, rich media formats and live events, and amplify it across DIY and a taste maker network of sites to a 7m audience. We provide media partnerships to the music industry, festivals and conferences, including guest speakers, and a project management team to handle highly diverse campaigns that work for for Brands, Bands and Fans. Our clients include Major and Indie Record Labels, UK and European Festivals, Music Export agencies, and Brands and their advisers including Dr. Martens, Jagermeister, Fred Perry, Instax and many others.
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