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Tim Weller

Incisive Media

London, UK

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Incisive Media

Tim Weller
Biography
Tim Weller is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Incisive Media, a leading global B2B information provider. He founded the company with just £275k of capital through the launch of Investment Week in 1994. In December 2000, it launched an IPO on the main Market of the LSE valuing the company at £75m. By August 2007 Tim had completed the $630m acquisition of American Law Media, creating a group with over 2500 staff and revenues of £250m and an enterprise value of over $1bn. Tim is also Chairman of several businesses in the media and internet sectors including Trustpilot, Wejo and Taptica.

Personal Business Advice

"An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it."

Tim Weller’s Newsfeed

30 Nov 2017
Less is more: InPublishing

In April, a management buyout at Incisive Media ushered in a new era for the 23-year-old B2B company. CEO Jonathon Whiteley tells Meg Carter that focusing on fewer sectors, but in greater depth, is the future of B2B media...The business was founded in 1994 by Executive Chairman Tim Weller to launch Investment Week, which first appeared in January 1995. Over subsequent years, it swiftly transitioned from single title start-up to stock exchange listing followed by rapid expansion, sizable debt, private equity investment and a return to private ownership – in 2006 and then, again, earlier this year.

15 Sep 2017
Inducement study sounds warning for advisers

Financial advisers have been warned about the level of corporate hospitality they accept ahead of incoming stricter inducement rules under the European legislation Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).  A study looking into adviser inducements, written by Professional Adviser's parent company Incisive Media, found one-third (34%) of advisers accept corporate hospitality without restriction, warning they will be the "low-hanging fruit" in the eyes of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as the new rules come into effect.

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Tim Weller’s Background

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Nov 1994 - Present
London, UK
Incisive Media is an award winning information provider, serving a wide range of financial, business technology and professional services markets globally. An entrepreneurial and creative, digital-focused organisation on the cutting edge of media.
Managing Director
Mar 1994 - Dec 1994
London, UK
Source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster.
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Other Business Interests

Non-Exec Chairman
May 2016 - Present
Crewe, UK
wejo Ltd is a company with two core products. One is a data clearing house that is highly disruptive to the car manufacturer (“OEM”) and insurance markets, collecting vehicle’s sensor and location data from high volume mobile applications, Open Data sources and directly from connected cars. The second product is vertically integrated mobile application and software licensing.
Non-Exec Chairman
Jan 2016 - Present
London, UK
TRX is the online marketplace for secondary TV and video rights. It offers buyers and sellers a fast, efficient and cost effective way to transact online. The way TV rights are traded hasn’t changed in over 30 years… Many buyers and sellers around the world agree that the current way of doing business is old fashioned, slow and needs to change. TRX offers a new and exciting alternative.
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Tim Weller’s Education

BSC Hons, Zoology
1979 - 1982