Henry Joseph-Grant Joins BigDish Ventures as Chief Operating Officer

The award winning, globally recognised former JUST EAT, Gett and The Entertainer exec will spearhead BigDish Ventures international growth as COO.
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HONG KONG - Jan. 18, 2018 - PRLog -- BigDish Ventures, an international leader in restaurant yield management platforms, today announced that highly experienced technology executive Henry Joseph-Grant has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Joseph-Grant was part of the team that built JUST EAT plc from startup in the UK to a $2.44 Billion Dollar IPO, going on to held senior operational roles at Gett (Formerly Get Taxi) and Founding the European arm of Abraaj Capital owned The Entertainer.

At BigDish, Joseph-Grant oversees all departments, bringIng extensive sales experience, operational and global go-to-market expertise, ensuring BigDish's complex, cross functional initiatives are achieved.  Having driven growth strategies globally over the past decade he will focus on fuelling BigDish's continued growth in its current markets and expansion.

"What I found most compelling about BigDish was its highly focused leadership, team, propriety technology and remarkable execution" said Joseph-Grant.

"BigDish solutions are truly mission-critical for its partners and have multiple benefits in efficiency and traction. BigDish disrupted the market by pioneering best-in-class software and consumer driven platforms for the restaurant industry. With a highly experienced leadership team, BigDish is poised for even greater success". "I'm looking forward to helping take the company to the next level in its global position and dominance."

Joseph-Grant spent four years at JUST EAT, prior to Index Ventures Series A investment, consistently overachieving in terms of profits and revenue growth. He was instrumental in JUST EAT's early to latter stage growth. Going on to further his experience, specialising in building companies from various stages into successful, globally leading businesses, as an operator or in an advisory capacity.

"We are delighted Henry has joined BigDish as COO, he brings world class understanding of scaling, complex go-to-market strategy, and leadership qualities that few executives have. He's got highly relevant technology experience as one of the world's most knowledgeable people in FoodTech. In addition, he has a proven track record of execution, maximising the growth potential of a range of businesses," said Aidan Bishop, Chairman and Co-founder of BigDish. "He joins an already successful, energetic team at the perfect time to spearhead BigDish's growth strategy. We also are delighted to announce we have welcomed as a Non Exec director, Simon Perrée (former founder of Play.com which was acquired by Rakuten). We are confident that with the wealth of experience on our Leadership Team and Board, we are perfectly placed to execute our very ambitious plans."

About BigDish Ventures Ltd:

BigDish is a yield management platform that enables restaurants to optimise revenues using dynamic pricing in order to increase traffic primarily during off peak periods.  The Company operates in Manila, Philippines, Hong Kong and Jakarta.

About Henry Joseph-Grant

Henry is a globally recognised entrepreneur, operator, advisor and mentor to CEO's for several accelerators and investment funds including the likes of Seedcamp and HRH Prince Andrew's platform Pitch@Palace,

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