Steven Bartlett

The Social Chain Group

Botswana born and Plymouth raised, Steven Bartlett, is the 25-year-old CEO of The Social Chain Group. Having founded the groups two flagship companies, Social Chain and Media Chain, the group delivered annual revenues in excess of 100m, consisting of over 20 companies within Marketing, Media, Commerce and Technology. From a bedroom in Moss Side (Manchester), this university dropout went on to build a revolutionary social media marketing agency, which now employs more than 150 staff with offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin.
Steven's Social Chain is currently nominated for the Sunday Times 'Disruptors to Watch' and considers Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Superdry, Disney, Thomas Cook and the BBC amongst its client list, with the list going on. Since its onset, Social Chain grew into two companies, adding a digital publishing house Media Chain which now owns some of the largest media assets online, reaching over 3 million people a month through a series of online brands.

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