Jonny Grubin is a serial entrepreneur and founder of SoPost. Jonny got his first taste of entrepreneurial success at age 14, when he launched an internet marketing company that grew to 70,000 active members in its first year. He then created Live Newcastle, a project to support independent retail and leisure businesses. Jonny dropped out of King’s College London during his first term to take on his entrepreneurial projects full-time, and took the role of Head of Product at The Sandpit from April 2011 until December 2012. These roles led to his next move which was launching SoPost in 2012.
Jonny is the Founder & CEO of SoPost, a global technology company based in Newcastle upon Tyne, London and New York that provides state-of-the-art online product sampling campaigns for leading beauty and CPG brands, with a focus on consumer product-relevance, data, and analytics. At work, Jonny is most inspired by his global team. He truly appreciates the mountains they move and the commitments they’ve made to making SoPost the success it is today. Additionally, Jonny believes that flexibility and open-mindedness are the most important traits for any budding entrepreneur. Outside of work, Jonny enjoys running, visiting art galleries and traveling.