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Founder, Storythings

Matt Locke founded Storythings in 2011 as a creative studio helping clients tell stories in an age of digital attention. Recent clients include Google Creative Labs NY, Channel 4, Pulse Films, Penguin, Faber & Faber, BBC, Welcome Trust, WWF, Dazed & Confused, Random House & ITV.

Before starting Storythings, Matt worked in digital media for over 15 years, including 7 years as Head of Innovation at BBC New Media, were he led many ground-breaking open data projects, including Backstage, Innovation Labs, and the BBC/Yahoo Hackday. He then went to Channel 4 in 1997 to lead their Education dept, commissioning crossplatform projects for 14-19 yr olds, including the double-Emmy winning www.battlefront.co.uk . Before leaving Channel 4 to start Storythings, he was Head of Multiplatform, running the team that developed projects including Million Pound Drop, Big Brother, Skins and Misfits.