Colin Tenwick. Livebookings
The Livebookings Network is a real-time online restaurant reservations network founded in 1999. Over 17,000 restaurants have joined the network and are based in the UK, Europe and the US. Among these include The Ritz London, Le Gavroche, Carluccio’s and Planet Hollywood. Livebookings has also partnered with over 500 websites worldwide, including Ticketmaster, Time Out and Lastminute.com, giving restaurants marketing exposure and access to over 200 million potential diners.
Colin joined Livebookings in November 2010, with a remit to drive the company’s growth and cement Livebookings’ position as the market leader in providing reservations and marketing services to the restaurant industry. Colin has come to Livebookings with an immensely successful track record of scaling fast-growing SaaS companies, most recently at StepStone ASA, where he built up the company and its revenues over eight and a half years from €17m to €120m before the business was sold.
His previous positions include European Vice President and General Manager for RedHat Inc, European Vice President and General Manager for Sybase and Director of International Business at Ingres Corp.
Colin was named UK CEO of the Year at the 2008 UK Innovation and Growth Awards and he considers Calle Le Canyon in Val d’Isѐre,The Square in London and Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill to be among his favourite restaurants.