Meet the Team

The multi-channel approach we take at dimoso reflects the skills, experience and imagination of our team. dimoso was founded by Jacki Vause, James Kaye and John Ozimek – three marketing, PR and technology veterans – and our growing team is made up of the best and the brightest communications experts.

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    Jacki Vause
    Director

    Jacki Vause has worked in publishing and public relations for over 22 years with experience managing traditional and digital, mobi...

    Jacki Vause has worked in publishing and public relations for over 22 years with experience managing traditional and digital, mobile and social communications strategies for major clients including Channel 4, Siemens, Avaya, GE, AT&T, Tyco, Unisys and Panasonic. Jacki is also an entrepreneur and has founded a number of the UK's most exciting online media properties including PRshots.com and Appromoter.com. Jacki started her career in publishing managing leading titles including Personal Computer World and Personal Computer Magazine. Jacki then worked in software publishing at Roderick Manhattan Group and was one of the founding members of PlanIT Software and Starfish Software - subsidiaries of RMG. In 1995 Jacki founded Flapjack Communications which grew to be one of the leading high-tech PR agencies. In 2001 she sold Flapjack to Midnight Communications and went on to co-found the European head office of Peppercom. Ten years later she left Peppercom to co-found Dimoso with James and John. Jacki is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Lady Taverners.

    Jacki's Little Known Fact

    Jacki was classically trained as an opera singer

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    James Kaye
    Director

    James has over 15 years of B2B and B2C marketing experience, ten of which has been spent working at an International level within...

    James has over 15 years of B2B and B2C marketing experience, ten of which has been spent working at an International level within the mobile sector. Most recently, James worked as Acting Head of Mobile for the Daily Mirror as well as a consultant for mobile companies such as Flurry Exent and Scoreloop. Prior to working as a consultant, James was Head of Campaigns for Muzicall, Europe’s leading provider of managed ringback tone services. Prior to joining Muzicall in 2008, James was Director of Marketing at leading global mobile publisher Connect2media managing high profile marketing campaigns and strategic relationships with leading brands including Marvel, Hasbro, Activision, World Poker Tour, Sony, 20th Century Fox and Manchester United. Before joining Connect2Media in 2004, James was Head of Marketing for mobile platform specialist Unipier and also worked as Games Product Manager for UK operator Orange where he was responsible for the full product line.

    James' Little Known Fact

    As a child, James landed a main part in the TV series of Lark Rise to Candleford but was denied his 5 minutes of fame when it was canned. Child acting stardom never beckoned again.

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    John Ozimek
    Director

    John has been involved in technology PR and marketing the mobile industry since its black and white infancy. Following six years o...

    John has been involved in technology PR and marketing the mobile industry since its black and white infancy. Following six years of agency and in-house work, John began consulting in 2006 to address the need for specialist marketing and PR advice for companies working in the mobile entertainment space. To date John’s clients include mobile games companies Mad4Games and Namco mobile Europe, mobile application developer Masabi, and Ericsson IPX. From 2007 to early 2010 John also took the position of Associate Director of specialist technology agency Mi liberty PR. Prior to consulting, John held the position of Head of Marketing and Communications for EMEA at Glu Mobile, which has grown from a small start-up to become one of the leading mobile games publishers. John joined UK start-up Macrospace in 2003, and as Global Head of Marketing was part of the management team which saw the company through its acquisition by US publisher Sorrent Inc. in December 2004. The merged company subsequently rebranded as Glu Mobile in 2005. During his time at Glu John oversaw the launch of more than 40 unique mobile games across Java, BREW and i-mode platforms, and worked with global brands including Cartoon Network, 20th Century Fox, Eidos and Atari. Highlights include overseeing the industry’s first commercial launches of mobile multiplayer, Bluetooth and web-to-mobile games. Prior to joining Glu John was PR Manager at AxiCom, one of the UK’s top 10 specialist technology PR agencies

    John's Little Known Fact

    John has one of the largest collections of vinyl collectible figures in Europe and owns a classic 1968 Ford Cougar Muscle car

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    Sandhya Shyam
    Associate Director

    Sandhya has spent over a decade working in PR, events and marketing communications in London and in Singapore. Her work has inclu...

    Sandhya has spent over a decade working in PR, events and marketing communications in London and in Singapore. Her work has included a heady mix of both consumer and B2B clients – with a focus on the tech sector in more recent years. To name a few - these include The Australian Tourism Commission, OpenMarket, Textlocal, Mazuma Mobile, Stonewood Encryption, Virgin and FedEx. In her very early years Sandhya was festival manager for international music festival WOMAD in Asia, and on the side, managed a commercial film festival for two years.

    Sandhya's Little Known Fact

    Sandhya watched Bob Marley's funeral procession when she was a young girl growing up in Jamaica

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  • Valentina Ciolino, account manager at dimoso

    Valentina Ciolino
    Account Manager

    Valentina’s background is in mobile game development, and as such she has quickly taken the role of dimoso’s mobile app expert...

    Valentina’s background is in mobile game development, and as such she has quickly taken the role of dimoso’s mobile app expert. Most recently before joining dimoso Valentina helped with the organization of WIP, the Wireless Industry Partnership, an international company that builds mobile developer communities and amplifies the developer’s voice in the ecosystem. To date at dimoso Valentina has managed the launch of more than 20 mobile apps and games, and as part of our consultative approach has been heavily involved from beta testing though to app store management.

    Valentina's Little Known Fact

    has a secret addiction to watching Dowton Abbey in her lunch break.

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  • Alex Sowden, account manager at dimoso

    Alex Sowden
    Account Manager

    Alex has over ten years experience in technology and telecoms PR across a range of sectors – consumer tech, mobile and wireless,...

    Alex has over ten years experience in technology and telecoms PR across a range of sectors – consumer tech, mobile and wireless, enterprise IT and telecoms.

    Alex's Little Known Fact

    Alex is a big NFL fan and can be found at Superbowl time wearing an oversized foam hand drinking weak American beer.

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  • Chantal, account executive at dimoso

    Chantal Libarikian
    Account Executive

    Chantal is an account executive at dimoso and works on many of dimoso’s social media campaigns, including daily work managing Fa...

    Chantal is an account executive at dimoso and works on many of dimoso’s social media campaigns, including daily work managing Facebook strategy for mobile phone recycler Mazuma mobile. Before working at dimoso, Chantal has five years’ experience working to support account teams in the fashion pr industry, which mainly involved picture editing for high street brands such as the Arcadia group, Debenhams and Ted Baker.

    Chantal's Little Known Fact

    Even though she utterly denies it, Chantal is the world's biggest One Direction fan...

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