About Us

Our mission is to provide internet based solutions for finding quality, efficient, local service. By taking advantage of the latest internet trends and developments we are pioneering local social commerce. The first example of our service can be seen at www.pciq.com.

The team behind Metamediary have worked in the internet, IT and media industries for many years and their profiles are outlined below.

Andrew Doe - Founder and Chairman

Andrew is an entrepreneur with a focus on the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors. His unique experience ranges from blue chip work, running digital teams within a corporate environment and growing new digital business units, to high-growth VC-backed start-ups. He has a successful track record of creating value for some of the world’s top VCs and corporate businesses. Confetti, the successful online and offline wedding business he co-founded, is well established as the No 1 wedding website in the UK. The success resulted in Andrew being recognised by Ernst & Young / Citibank Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2001 as a semi-finalist. For Thomas Cook, Andrew transformed their online sales as they grew by over 200% in one year. More recently Andrew has worked with Mothercare on the online strategy and as interim CEO of their joint venture business gurgle

Derek Bethom - Managing Director

Derek trained as a Management Accountant in the Life Insurance industry and then spent seven years working for News Corporation in roles as Financial Controller, Finance Director and Managing Director within subsidiaries of the UK operation. After News he was Finance and E-commerce Operations Director for Sportbusiness Group, Commercial Director for a Trinity Mirror interactive services subsidiary and founding partner in Pinewood Investments Ltd where he co-ordinated the acquisition and sale of investments in the sports and media sectors.

John Wright - CTO

John is an experienced web developer and designer who manages the development of the PCIQ website. He has been involved in website design/development for more than 7 years and has worked extensively with Andrew at Confetti and Thomas Cook as well as working on web projects for Shell, Axa, Starbucks, tree2mydoor.com, Punch Taverns and many other brands.