Kimberley-Jane Leary

Kim is a fantastically dynamic businesswoman and entrepreneur who has combined her dream of establishing and nurturing her own company whilst also delivering, communicating and cultivating such skills to her clients. Kim is a multi-award winning business woman having been crowned ‘Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016′, a finalist as ‘Business Woman of the Year 2018′ (for the Birmingham Awards) and Squibble her design agency won ‘Digital & Creative Business of the Year 2017’.

Kim started Squibble in 2010 and has grown the business to include past clients like McDonalds, Auto Trader and Marks & Spencers. That’s just UK based they stretch as far as Australia, Abu Dhabi and New York. Kim has lead many top­‐level campaigns for leading brands in the UK and because of this holds a strong position within the industry. She also has a vast and knowledgeable understanding of how to convert online visitors to customers combined with the ability to manage both aspects of website design and brand development.

When she isn’t glued to a computer screen, she spends her time helping young and aspiring career minded individuals with support and advice. Kim is as a Non-Executive Board member for TAG Network, and due to her start-up success is well placed for the focus on the growth and development of its entrepreneurial members.

More recently Kim joined a new initiative called Birmingham Tech Week, as Marketing Director. The tech focused week will unite a range of events taking place across Birmingham City. The week will celebrate the diverse, innovative and growing city whilst pulling together students, start-ups, business owners, investors and sponsors for a week of collaboration and knowledge sharing.