Get to know Gurman Hundal – our visionary co-founder, and how he inspires the industry through insights
Gurman has always been a creator, and has had an interest in setting up business units since the start of his career. Prior to launching MEDIA iQ, Gurman set-up the online ad network, A&NY Media, for the large publishing group Associated Northcliffe Media.
From when he joined in 2007 till present, the A&NY Media network was a major catalyst in positioning Associated as the most advanced online UK publisher, boasting a robust technology infrastructure and a highly impressive client retention rate. Prior to A&NY Media, Gurman worked for pan euro ad network AdLINK Internet Media, setting up a new performance division just 6 months after joining. It was here that his reputation for endless energy and passion for the online advertising space grew, excelling particularly in areas of technology, analysis and optimisation.
Whether at AdLINK or at A&NY where the product he created went on to have its own P&L, his focus has been on building the best technology and analytics products while growing the business. Together with inspiring clients with insights and information, he has worked hard to inspire his team by investing in highly skilled people across the globe, who are as passionate and committed about growing the business as he is. Media iQ boasts of a 95 % employee retention rate that is hard to ignore in this fast-paced industry. His vision has enabled Media iQ to nurture best in breed digital talent. He has invested in making the right tools, certifications available and encouraged leadership within the organization.
Gurman was shortlisted as ‘Senior Digital Leader of the Year’ at the Digitals 2014 and was featured in the 2015 Big Data 100 list.