17883799_10154397438505069_2936829541075765638_nSimplyMedia™ is a London based business focused on delivering commercial success in publishing. We’re passionate about the business opportunities in publishing, both through our own publishing efforts and in supporting other publishers maximise their digital opportunities.

Founded by people who have spent their careers working with and for publishers, SimplyMedia™ have a deep-rooted understanding of what drives success and how to deliver excellence into the digital publisher value chain.

  • AD:VANCE™ is a programmatic monetisation offering from SimplyMedia™ designed to help you monetise more of your ads at a higher price
  • Through AD:VANCE™ One, we can support you existing programmatic monetisation opportunities, or through AD:VANCE™ Complete we can take it all on for you, delivering an industry leading is a programmatic monetisation offering.
  • AD:VANCE™ X are high impact creative solutions available for both desktop and mobile
  • The iWon Platform™ is our proprietary engagement platform built around the joy of winning and offers brands a great opportunity to interact with our loyal community and very low costs

Stu Colman, Co-Founder and CEO
Stu has two decades of experience in digital media, which includes running an award winning European sales team for FT.com, being European MD and VP International for the world’s first DMP, AudienceScience and COO of an award-winning UK adtech company. He is the founder of a leading technology consultancy business and acts as a NED in the media technology sector.


Mark Speeks, Co-Founder and CFO
Mark is a hugely experienced and highly commercial executive and non-executive Board member and business advisor. He has over 20 years’ experience working alongside smaller to mid-market companies in key sectors. He brings this strong business and financial acumen to help SimplyMedia™ partners maximise the long term value of their businesses.


Andrew Fawcett-Wolf, Chairman
Andrew is a seasoned industry professional, having learnt his trade at Vodafone, 24/7 and Operative. Andrew has a pedigree in successful digital business, owning Paragon Digital, a well respected media outsourcing company and holding a number of NED in adtech start ups.

Georgina Colman, Head of Customer Acquisitions & Partnerships

Georgina heads up customer acquisition and partnerships, working closely with our corporate clients on marketing strategies and lead gen across our iWon Platform sites as well as driving social and marketing initiatives for Simply Media. Georgina has a marketing and sales background, and having worked successfully for both blue chip and SME clients on customer acquisition and retention, is well placed to lead Simply’s efforts here.

Pete Sell, Operations and Optimisation Consultant
Pete works with SimplyMedia™overseeing all aspects fo digital operations and optimisation for both our own properties and our programmatic partners. Pete is an experienced, hands-on ad tech and ops professional with a passion for ad serving technology and all things digital.