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Meet the Team


Bill Bruno

Chief Executive Officer

Bill joined Celebrus in 2018 as the VP of North America and became CEO in October 2021. He has over 19 years of experience in the media, data, and analytics sectors and has a passion for fostering a culture of innovation while working with brands to drive transformational change. Prior to Celebrus, Bill spent many years as CEO (North America) for an AIM listed company upon leading his consulting business through a successful acquisition by that company in 2013.


Ash Mehta

Chief Financial Officer

Ash is an experienced public company finance director having previously served on the boards of a number of AIM and full-list businesses. He has also held senior financial roles in a variety of private growth companies, as well as a number of non-executive director roles. Ash qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and has extensive experience in investor relations, strategic finance, managing growth, fundraisings, and M&A.

Ant Phillips CTO

Ant Phillips

Chief Technology Officer

As the CTO of Celebrus, Ant helps some of the world’s leading businesses effectively collect, manage, and use their data. His background spans over 30 years leading teams to build world-class products at both startups and enterprise organisations including Microsoft, Sony, and IBM.

Vicky Baker HR Director

Vicky Baker

Director of Human Resources

Vicky is responsible for leading our global HR strategy, talent acquisition, leadership development, DE&I, organizational design & cultural development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology & employee relations.  During her time at Celebrus, she has implemented the function, developed the culture, and the impact of HR across the Company. With over 17 years’ experience in the Tech space, she supports with the business goals and strategies as well as the needs and aspirations of its 150 employees around the world.

Simon Burton VP Alliances

Simon Burton

Vice President, Alliances

Simon has been in the IT industry for over 38 years and has assumed a number of leadership roles for European, Japanese & North American companies, all at the forefront of their respective hardware and software fields. Prior to his current role, Simon led the Celebrus Technologies team as CEO, culminating in a successful trade sale to Celebrus in 2016. Having overseen the successful merger of the two businesses, he subsequently assumed the role of Vice President, Alliances for the Celebrus product suite.

Tony Bennett CSO

Tony Bennett

Chief Security Officer

Tony is a cyber security, risk and technology leader who drives security culture and thought leadership. Tony currently serves as the Chief Security Officer at Celebrus and has previously established himself across many industries including Law and Formula 1. Tony’s background includes achievements both domestically and internationally including globally scoped transformation projects.

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Malini Gujral

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Malini brings over 20 years of experience as a transformational global marketing leader who builds high-performing teams and brands that deliver growth. She joins the company from GB Group plc (GBG), where she last held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas region. She worked seamlessly with the leadership team of the company acquired by GBG through four acquisitions, achieving one of the identity verification sector’s largest valuations. Malini currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Celebrus.

Mark Krebs VP Global Sales

Mark Krebs

Vice President, Global Sales

Mark has been involved in the development, launch and management of several start-up ventures.  Most notably, he was VP of Sales and Business Development and a member of the original founding team of OpinionLab, a SaaS-based software company successfully sold to Verint Systems in 2016.  Mark has held various titles throughout his career including President, COO, CFO, Global VP Sales and Controller. Before his start-up endeavours, Mark obtained his CPA and was a Senior Auditor in the entrepreneurial division of Arthur Andersen.

Nabeela Haque Director Professional Services

Nabeela Haque

Director of Professional Services

Nabeela is an experienced Professional Services leader who brings a wealth of expertise to our organization. Renowned for building high-performing Services teams that collaborate with global clients, Nabeela is deeply committed to fostering innovation at their core. With a customer-centric approach and embracing innovation, Nabeela ensures our clients receive exceptional service and value. With a proven track record in global Professional Services and Customer Operations, spanning analytics and other various SaaS industries, Nabeela empowers clients to unleash their data's potential. As the preferred choice for businesses pursuing data-driven success, Nabeela helps brands build stronger connections with their consumers.

Richard Sargent Director Managed Services

Richard Sargent

Director of Managed Services

Richard has 25 years of experience in the IT, with a focus on infrastructure solutions, having worked in the broadcast industry, supporting the software development lifecycle, delivery to customers, and professional services. With a keen eye on driving efficiencies, he has a successful track record of adopting automation and driving change in how teams operate.