Jack Parsons, the 23 year old CEO of yourfeed, has been awarded Young Digital Leader of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony in London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel by Digital Leaders 100.
The judging panel was made up of esteemed digital veterans including Maggie Philbin from TeenTech, Accenture’s Emma McMuigan, Chris Yui from Uber and Jacqueline de Rojas from techUK. The winners are selected from a 50% public vote and 50% judges vote. Jack was the stand out winner.
Jack Parsons founded yourfeed with a mission to connect two million young people to opportunities by 2020. He already has 2.7 million monthly organic impressions across the social channels and has built a personal brand that is strong and impactful which is shared with young people all across the UK. He started out with £20,000 in his bedroom two years ago and has built his business to a market value £8 million. The highly networked millennial has built an advisory board around him including managing director of Bank of New York, COO Google, and CEO Havas Media Group.
Jack Parsons commented, “I am humbled and elated to have been recognised for this prestigious award. I'm on a mission to connect two million young people to opportunities by 2020. Through hard work and determination, I am supporting the new generation workforce in embracing their personal brand, realising their potential and showcasing their talent. Join us in upskilling Britain at yourfeed!”
Maggie Philbin OBE, Digital Leaders Advisory Board Member added, “Huge congratulations to Jack for a very well deserved win. Everyone in that room thought very hard about the way talent, like Jack’s, so often gets completely missed. I’m very excited to see Jack’s journey so far and look forward to following all our young leader finalists future achievements.”