Justin Cooke, one of Britain's most connected digital and tech advisers, influencers and investors joins ActiveStandards as Non-Executive Director.

London, United Kingdom – October 8, 2015: ActiveStandards, the leader in enterprise digital governance solutions, today announced the appointment of Justin Cooke as Non-Executive Director.

Justin was the Founder of global digital agency Fortune Cookie which he sold to WPP in 2012 and the former Chair of the British Interactive Media Association. He is now Venture Partner at Northzone, the VC firm behind several of Europe's most successful digital businesses including Spotify, Klarna, TrustPilot, MarketInvoice and Avito and a Non-Exec at FutureLearn, which is now one of the world's largest online learning platforms. He also sits on the Digital Advisory Board for Number 10 Downing Street and The British Museum.

Cooke said of his appointment: “ActiveStandards is the category leader in digital governance and in helping global brands maintain a coherent, consistent, compliant customer experience across an increasingly complex digital landscape.

“For the past 10 years they have been an essential part of my digital transformation toolkit. What has impressed me the most is how ActiveStandards has not rested on its laurels, but continued to evolve to meet the changing digital governance needs of global enterprises: their SaaS, cloud-based offering continues to build traction as the go-to solution for enterprise digital quality management, alongside their world-class digital governance consulting and advisory services. Put simply, no other company has a better understanding of the complex dynamics required to get digital teams “un-stuck” and manage the journey to success.

“I have seen the results first-hand as a customer, partner, and strategic digital adviser, and I am now delighted to take the next step and join the team as they continue to scale internationally to meet demand, and evolve their industry-leading solutions to meet the growing needs of the CMO, CTO, CIO and the CEO.”

Simon Lande, CEO and founder of ActiveStandards said: “I am delighted to welcome Justin on board. Over the 10 years that we have known each other, I have developed a great admiration and respect for what he has achieved. Justin is one of the most innovative and influential figures in the digital industry, and I am looking forward to bringing his expertise into ActiveStandards and benefiting from his strategic insights.”


About Justin Cooke
A Manchester University drama graduate who majored in Computers and Theatre, Justin's early career included creative roles with BBC Films, Universal Music and United News and Media.

He is deeply passionate about harnessing digital’s power to change the world in pioneering, transformational and measurable ways. Wired Magazine listed him in its Top 100 and in 2013 he was inducted into the British Digital Hall of Fame.

More about Justin Cooke: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juscooke

About ActiveStandards
ActiveStandards is the leader in digital governance, providing global enterprises with end-to-end digital governance solutions through a powerful blend of technology and consulting services. These solutions help companies realize value from their online presence and mitigate risk by optimizing the management of complex digital operations and improving the quality and effectiveness of their digital content.

ActiveStandards has an international client base across all industry sectors and supports the digital governance programs of some of the largest brands in the world, including Unilever, Shell, CSC, HP, Thomson Reuters and Canon. The seamless integration of its technology platform and consultancy services provides a complete solution for digital governance, helping companies get it right online.

Media contact:

Laura Adams, Marketing Manager, ActiveStandards
+44 (0)20 7019 4700 | marketing@activestandards.com

Published on: 3:15PM on 9th October 2015