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Wil Harris is a journalist and serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building successful creative businesses, most recently in the field of online video and publishing.

Most recently Harris was the Head of Digital for Condé Nast, UK.

After a misguided stint studying Law at Oxford, in 2005 Wil co-founded Bit-Tech.net, an online blog for computer hardware and gaming geeks. By March 2007, the site was read by over 1 million avid PC enthusiasts worldwide each month, carried advertising from every major PC enthusiast brand, and had earned an enviable reputation as a global leader in its field.

In 2008, Wil co-founded ChannelFlip Media, then UK’s leading producer of made-for-web video. As CEO, Wil led ChannelFlip’s growth to over 12m+ subscribers across a network of 150+ YouTube channels. ChannelFlip worked with some of the top creative talent on the web, including Charlie McDonnell, Jonty Picking and Lee Hardcastle, as well as some of television’s top talent, including Richard Hammond, David Mitchell, Warwick Davis and David Hasselhoff. ChanelFlip was acquired by the Shine Group in 2012 and is now part of EndemolShine.