Michael Hill

Managing Director,
UK Radioplayer Ltd

London, UK

Michael Hill is Founder and Managing Director of UK Radioplayer Ltd, the non-profit joint venture created by the BBC and Commercial Radio to develop radio on connected devices. Within 18 months of launch, their web player helped grow online listening by 44% year-on-year. Radioplayer has also launched ‘radio discovery’ apps for mobile and tablet, and is now prototyping hybrid radios for cars. Our technology is now licensed to 4 European countries, with more to come. In past lives, Michael has worked at Channel 4, managed BBC Radio 5live, led a strategic review of the BBC Asian Network, and produced Newsbeat on BBC Radio 1.