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Ben Blomerley

Advisor London, United Kingdom, GB

CFO, QuickRelease (Automotive) and Founder, AskHerFriends Limited.

CFO, QuickRelease (Automotive) and Founder, AskHerFriends Limited.

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Founder

AskHerFriends Limited
AskHerFriends Limited

Advisor

Bloom & Wild

Positions

CFO QuickRelease (Automotive) June 2011 - present
Founder AskHerFriends Limited March 2011 - present
MBA INSEAD September 2010 - July 2011
Senior Manager Ernst & Young, London March 2010 - August 2010
Manager Ernst & Young, Mumbai November 2007 - March 2010
Manager Ernst & Young, London 2002 - 2007

Education

INSEAD Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2010 - 2011

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Green
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact

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Thierry Nardozi
They're my friends  •  Previously Executive Program, INSEAD.
Ben is intelligent and tenacious.
Aron Gelbard
They're my advisor: Bloom & Wild  •  Co-Founder and CEO, Bloom & Wild. Previously Manager, Bain & Company. Harvard Business School grad.
Ben has been really helpful as we've thought through marketing and tech hiring for Bloom & Wild. He's got lots of internet and e-commerce ex ... perience and explains concepts in a clear and actionable way.
Jack Symons
They're my friends  •  Founder, treetopsBD and freelance business developer with some code skills (Ruby on Rails)
Ben is an excellent entrepreneur - one to watch. AskHerFriends is a unique eCommerce concept brilliantly executed and delivered with Ben at ... the helm. Pleased to recommend Ben as an entrepreneur, partner and founder.
Adam Grant
We worked together  •  Company Director, Quick Release.
Ben is always able to give us a real 'fresh eyes' approach on what we're trying to achieve with our company growth/development. He's level h ... eaded, pragmatic, and is the voice of reason in our business strategy decisions. Ben has very good long-term perspective, not allowing short-term complications/issues deviate us from our path.
Karan Girotra
They're my professor  •  Professor, INSEAD. Previously Doctoral Candidate, The Wharton School. University of Pennsylvania grad. Wharton grad.
Ben is tenacious and keeps at a problem till he cracks it. He also has an element of creativity that helps him come up with clever solutio ... ns.. Ben has taken businesses through the paces from early stages to running medium sized organizations.
Frank Poon
They're my school  •  Co-Founder, CEO, Famhaus Interactive Inc.. Previously Marketing and Operations @ Capital One. Insead MBA and Computer Engineer (Waterloo).
Ben is a very intelligent and collaborative person. Thoughtful, analytical and a team player. But very importantly, he works ridiculously ... hard. He's run a startup while working TWO real jobs on the side. Definitely a hustler.
James Mason
They're my friends  •  Designer, InterestingProjects. Previously Designer, FITCH.
1. Ben has had experience of working with both start-ups and established companies. 2. Ben has the ability to easily learn and understand ... the needs and process of various skill sets within given projects. This has allowed him to connect different types of people together and working as an excellent mediator. 3. Ben is not afraid of adventuring into new territory and putting himself out of his comfort zone in order to complete a task.
Kapil Sharma
They're my friends
Ben is driven and has the intelligence and leadership skills to start and grow a business. He is also open minded - which is important when ... starting a company. He does not limit himself.
Andrew Stephen
They're my professor  •  Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Columbia Business School.
I was Ben's professor at INSEAD. He took my social media strategies class and did very well. He's a resourceful guy with plenty of fresh ide ... as and perspectives. He's also a thinker--he doesn't seem like someone who makes irrational, rushed, thoughtless decisions.

Aron Gelbard
Co-Founder and CEO, Bloom & Wild. Previously Manager, Bain & Company. Harvard Business School grad.
Aron is single-minded and focused when it comes to his business, just one of these people who you know will make it work! He moves quickly a ... nd has an excellent grasp of when to stay stubborn, and when to change direction.