Daniel Heaf isEVP of Digital at BBC Worldwide, where he is responsible for growing existing digital businesses as well as launching and investing in new ones.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, is a fast-growing global media and entertainment company. As digital director, Dan oversees an international portfolio of businesses including BBC.com which attracts over 60m global visitors a month and has, since its launch in 2007, attracted 600 global advertisers. The division also has a portfolio of category-leading websites including lonelyplanet.com and topgear.com.
Daniel has a particular interest in business to consumer web service and product companies.
Prior to joining BBC Worldwide he ran 4iP, Channel 4â€™s digital investment fund for early stage UK technology companies. Daniel was the lead on 12 investments in a 2 year period.