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Karl Hampson

Commercial and Board Director

Karl is a highly experienced business leader at Realise, a leading UK Digital Agency with offices in London and Edinburgh and clients which include Lloyds Banking Group, Universal, CBS, HP, Tottenham Hotspur, and the BBC.

Karl brings together and is hugely passionate about the combination of commercial, technical and creative thinking to solve client problems and deliver great service.

His background includes 25 years in the design, delivery and management of digital experiences, services, products, software and applications.

He was lead founder of Okana in 1999, a dot-com B2C, B2B and Enterprise software and services business focused on unstructured Information Solutions.

Okana became a recognised world leader and award winning HP partner for Enterprise Search and Big Data Applications. As MD, Karl grew the company independently until Okana was acquired by Realise Group in 2010.

Realise Group was acquired in March 2014 and is now a St Ives plc Group company.

Realise is an Episerver Premium Solution partner.