BigDish Ventures, an international leader in restaurant yield management platforms, announced that highly experienced technology executive Henry Joseph-Grant has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Joseph-Grant was part of the team that built JUST EAT plc from startup in the UK to a $2.44 Billion Dollar IPO, going on to hold senior operational roles at Gett (Formerly Get Taxi) and Founding the European arm of Abraaj Capital owned The Entertainer.
At BigDish, Joseph-Grant oversees all departments, bringing extensive sales experience, operational and global go-to-market expertise, ensuring BigDish’s complex, cross-functional initiatives are achieved. Having driven growth strategies globally over the past decade he will focus on fuelling BigDish’s continued growth in its current markets and expansion.
“What I found most compelling about BigDish was its highly focused leadership, team, propriety technology and remarkable execution” said Joseph-Grant.
“BigDish solutions are truly mission-critical for its partners and have multiple benefits in efficiency and traction. BigDish disrupted the market by pioneering best-in-class software and consumer driven platforms for the restaurant industry. With a highly experienced leadership team, BigDish is poised for even greater success”. “I’m looking forward to helping take the company to the next level in its global position and dominance.”
Joseph-Grant spent four years at JUST EAT, prior to Index Ventures Series A investment, consistently overachieving in terms of profits and revenue growth. He was instrumental in JUST EAT’s early to latter stage growth. Going on to further his experience, specialising in building companies from various stages into successful, globally leading businesses, as an operator or in an advisory capacity.
“We are delighted Henry has joined BigDish as COO, he brings world class understanding of scaling, complex go-to-market strategy, and leadership qualities that few executives have. He’s got highly relevant technology experience as one of the world’s most knowledgeable people in FoodTech. In addition, he has a proven track record of execution, maximising the growth potential of a range of businesses,” said Aidan Bishop, Chairman and Co-founder of BigDish. “He joins an already successful, energetic team at the perfect time to spearhead BigDish’s growth strategy.
We also are delighted to announce we have welcomed as a Non Exec director, Simon Perrée (former founder of Play.com which was acquired by Rakuten). We are confident that with the wealth of experience on our Leadership Team and Board, we are perfectly placed to execute our very ambitious plans.”
Author: RONAN LEONARD
BigDish Ventures Ltd, Founder and Chairman, Aidan Bishop will be presenting at Share Talk investor event,15th February 2018, London, UK.
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