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TV Shopping Whisperer
Margolis’s career spans the launching of several major European TV broadcasters such as TV3 in Scandinavia, Sky TV Eurosport and QVC in the UK. He has also worked on the development of dozens of general entertainment, news and shopping TV channels. He has worked as a high level executive and has successfully managed multi million dollar budgets and has a reputation for delivering exceptional returns. He has advised the various top flight brands from British Airways, the world leading Net-A-Porter fashion web site, numerous retail groups from Printempts LaRedoute to Harrods and has written reports for numerous financial & investment institutions. Best described as an international convergent media entrepreneur, Budd has spoken and written about the development of the interactive digital transactional field and seen the emergence of TV shopping, ecommerce and now cell/mobile sales systems. His work across the world in some forty countries has provided a unique experience and thorough understanding of consumer behaviour within live and digital environments. He has won a regional Emmy award, was head of factual programming for the first commercially supported TV satellite channel for Scandinavia where he commissioned and purchased all documentary programmes and managed the daily news programme, Editor for Eurosport news while at SKY TV, has produced thousands of hours of live sport and shopping programmes across the world, was head of TV for the FIVB World Volleyball league and was head of eCommerce for British Telecoms. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of electronic commerce and has produced several infomercial programmes, TV advertisements both in the USA & UK, regularly writes articles and speaks on the subject of convergence and the impact of technology on consumer behaviour and electronic retailing. Budd has been developing, growing and improving businesses around the world for the past 15 years. He has a proven track record of meeting targets and increasing revenues and profitability. He has a wide range of skills, experiences and a vast network and is a team player. He has successfully led teams and companies to create and build new strategies and develop tactics to improve revenues and ROI. His thoughts: Business is a creative art form but it takes vision and experience to see what will work. By performing constant research I am able to stay at the cutting edge without risking loss of blood to my clients.