Lumi is a global market leader in real-time audience insight technology for research, live events, meetings and corporate communication.
With years of experience and a wealth of knowledge, customers can trust Lumi to deliver a dynamic, cost-effective and worry free event. Lumi’s core technologies and engaging mobile apps are used by hundreds of multinational corporations and their advisers to provide an unparalleled understanding of attitudes, opinion and behavior in a dynamic and innovative way.
Our commitment to research and development ensures that we are constantly innovating and are at the vanguard of event technology. Lumi were selected for the first wave of technology companies to join the exclusive Future Fifty, the Government backed fast-track programme to support high growth businesses in the UK.
Lumi have worldwide offices in the UK, United States, Australia, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Finland, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and South Africa.
We have used Lumi for our audience polling needs for several events to gather feedback from our conference delegates regarding their technology issues. Lumi’s customer service has been outstanding for each event. The onsite staff is always professional, reliable and very accommodating. The results that we have gathered will go a long way in providing added value to our research and event content for Gartner clients.Gartner Testimonial All Testimonials
Lumi Management Team
Roger has held CFO and operations director roles in software-focused companies OnApp, Global 360, Metastorm, Manugistics and XDB Systems, following financial management positions at UK listed companies Hays PLC and Boddingtons PLC.
The roots of Lumi’s disruptive, patented interactive technology lie in Finland where it was developed and deployed, before the smartphone, between 2005 and 2008. This breakthrough technology created a unique second screen experience, allowing home viewers to interact through mobile with live TV.
In 2008, the company was incorporated in London by the Finnish developers of the technology, Marcus Wikars, Magnus Holtlund and Johannes Berg, along with Mark Beilby, Gavin Poolman and Rolfe Swinton. This team commercialized the technology and raised Angel funding from Beyond Capital in 2010. In 2011, the business was transformed by investment from Computershare founder Chris Morris and the former IML CEO, Richard Taylor. Richard Taylor became the CEO of Lumi. WPP PLC also secured a small percentage holding, at this time, linked to a commercial deal.
Lumi subsequently focused on creating a set of patent-driven products that could be sold into markets selected on the basis of their size, scale and the readiness of clients to pay. Lumi concentrated initially on market research, where clients were seeking a mobile solution. Market research surveys are often multi-year; diaries can be near continuous. Lumi products could become part of the clients’ DNA.
Meetings and events, however, represent Lumi’s largest current market. Events are transformed by the provision of interactivity. Annually, there are estimated to be approximately 5 million conferences and events, and hundreds of millions of day-to-day meetings, all of which could be enhanced by Lumi’s interactive technology solutions. The acquisition of IML, the leading provider of interactive technology for the meetings and events market, was completed on July 1, 2013, transforming the scale of the business. The combined business operates from 14 offices in 12 countries, and has more than one thousand customers to whom it offers a range of market-leading, patent-based technology solutions.
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