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What We Do

ZOO Digital provides technology and services to producers of TV series and feature films to enable their content to be subtitled and dubbed in any language and prepared for sale with all major online platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Google and Hulu.
 
This allows ZOO’s clients to leverage their original content to reach audiences worldwide.
 

Where We Work

ZOO Digital Group plc is incorporated in England and Wales (Registration Number 3858881), with registered office at City Gate, Floor 7, 8 St Mary's Gate, Sheffield, S1 4LW, UK.
 
ZOO operates from the entertainment hubs of Los Angeles and London with a development and production centre in Sheffield.
 
 

Competitive Advantage

ZOO’s strategy is to develop and employ innovative, proprietary cloud computing systems that deliver significant competitive advantage and clearly differentiate the company from other providers of similar services.

ZOO’s software enables the company to collaborate with a worldwide network of thousands of freelance workers, and to significantly reduce the human capital requirements of service fulfilment, enabling the company to scale its capacity efficiently with high operational gearing.

Our clients benefit from accelerated time to market, consistently high-quality standards and competitive prices.

Growth

ZOO operates in the media segment of the $50bn global localization services industry, in which estimated 2018 market spend in EMEA was $2.3bn, growing at a rate of over 5-8% per annum from 2019 to 2020.

The clear benefits delivered by the company’s differentiated proposition have driven significant organic growth in sales, leading to ZOO being named as the organic growth leader in global localisation services in 2018.

Analysts

Broker Analyst(s)
 Contact Details
finnCap* Andrew Darley

 60 New Broad Street
London EC2M 1JJ
+44 20 7220 0500
adarley@finncap.com

Progressive Equity Research Gareth Evans

 1 Fore Street
London EC2Y 9DT
+44 20 7781 5300
gevans@progressive-research.com

Arden Partners Kartik Swaminathan, James Sesay

 125 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1AR
+44 20 7614 5900
kartik.swaminathan@arden-partners.com

* Corporate brokers to ZOO Digital Group plc 

Research reports are also available at Research Tree

 

ZOO Digital – Explained

Stuart Green

Dr. Stuart Green

Chief Executive Officer

Stuart brings over 25 years of experience of team building and executive management in the software industry to his role as CEO. Stuart established ZOO’s business strategy and difference in the marketplace by using technology to innovate. This is now adopted by the world’s leading TV and movie businesses to bring their content to market around the world faster and more efficiently. Previously he founded three software companies. Stuart has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and is responsible for securing over 30 patents in the ZOO intellectual property portfolio.

Gillian Wilmot

Gillian Wilmot

Chairman

Along with extensive board level leadership roles in both private and public company environments, Gillian brings a wealth of relevant industry experience across B2B, technology, advertising and communication sectors.

Gillian’s skillset shows particular strengths in value creation, operational insight and corporate governance, for which she was recognised in the 2014 UK NED awards. Therefore, she brings strong experience of governance, public markets and growth companies.

Gordon Doran

Gordon Doran

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer and President of ZOO’s US operation, Gordon is responsible for all North America operations and has been pivotal in establishing relationships with a number of large US entertainment companies including the ‘Big Five’ Hollywood studios. He has held senior positions in sales and marketing for software companies in the software industry since the early 1990s in the UK and US. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer for Mediostream Inc. – a consumer DVD software developer – and joined ZOO in 2005 to establish its North American division.

Phillip Blundell

Phillip Blundell

Chief Financial Officer

Phillip joins ZOO with a proven record in senior finance and operational roles within UK technology companies, including DotDigital Group plc, Eagle Eye Solutions Group plc and Intelligent Environments plc. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, now part of PwC, he has over 20 years’ experience building strong software businesses through product innovation and global partnerships.

Mickey Kalifa

Mickey Kalifa

Non-Executive Director

Mickey is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 30 years’ experience across the media, technology and gaming sectors. In March 2019 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of M&C Saatchi Plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Previously, Mickey was Chief Financial Officer with Sportech Plc. Prior to this, Mickey served in a number of executive and finance director roles with some of the world’s largest media and technology companies, including Liberty Global, BSkyB PLC, Time Warner, Disney and Young and Rubicam.

Mickey chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

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