Steve Hyde

CEO, 360xec Executive Search Ltd.


“These awards present a valuable and credible insight into the health of the industry. I see talent every day and I believe these awards will challenge that talent to showcase work that everyone connected with the industry can be proud of.”

Steve travels the world helping businesses and senior executives be the best they can be, through applied experience, training, intuition and plenty of perspective.

He runs the Global Executive Headhunt business 360xec, placing CMO’S and Head’s of Media into Client companies as well as CEO’s and other Board positions across agencies and platforms from Beijing to Buenos Aires. Steve is also Chairman of iotec – a very exciting machine learning based technology, providing customer intent data and programmatic trading capability in Self Serve and Managed formats. Iotec is rapidly growing through smart capability and a totally transparent trading premise. The business has raised just under £20m in funding since inception in 2013 and is very well placed in the market to rapidly increase its impact.

In regularly meeting so many senior executives from around the world, the accumulated learning and knowledge combined with considerable business experience across many categories and brands, means that there is plenty of relevant perspective and context applied throughout Steve’s work and through his counsel. He is used to working closely with some of the worlds largest companies, right through to new start ups in their formative days.

Previously Steve led a PLC group flotation onto AIM and was Chairman of the REC Recruitment Trade body for Marketing, Media and Creative; the MMC.
In his agency years, Steve was a member of the founding team that launched Zenith Media and was Joint Head of Strategy. His full service days were at Saatchi & Saatchi during the heady mid 80’s and also at FCB.

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