Jon Keefe founder and CEO of KMP Digitata recently named ‘best digital agency in the North’ at The Big Chip Awards has been recognised by Finance Monthly with 2014 CEO Award.
Acknowledged by the international corporate finance publication, Finance Monthly Jon has been the driving force behind the KMP team’s transformation, growth and innovation, including the successful rebranding and creation of AeroParker building on KMP’s reputation in the travel and transport sector.
In 2013 Stockport-based digital agency, received investment from The North West Fund to commercialise its proprietary software AeroParker throughout the UK, continental Europe and the US.
Launched in 2000 AeroParker provides airports a “Virtual Terminal” for passengers to buy more than just pre book parking before they fly but also fast-track security and executive lounges all from PC, phone or tablet.
Jon Keefe of KMP Digitata said: “I’m absolutely delighted with the Finance Monthly CEO Award. With innovation and expertise KMP Digitata will continue to strive as a return on investment digital agency whilst AeroParker goes from strength to strength in the UK, European and US airport sector. My team is also incredibly pleased and all of us are fully motivated to continue taking the business forward.”
Jon has been working in digital and ecommerce with airports since the 90's and with his leadership and business acumen helped KMP Digitata secured Enterprise Venture capital funding for AeroParker in November 2013.
KMP Digitata wants to expand the service in the UK, continental Europe and the US. It is already in use at five UK airports with further white label products are being used by Monarch, Premier Inn and BMI Baby. KMP provides digital marketing services to clients including Manchester Airports Group, Nokia, Shearings, Neville Johnson, Carrier Travel and Tensar International. The company has gained 17 new clients since the start of 2013.
Last month KMP walked away with the highly regarded award at the Big Chip Digital Agency award ceremony held at the Midland Hotel, Manchester for their outstanding digital achievements throughout 2014.
AeroParker is trusted online and mobile software offering airports a channel to significantly increase non aeronautical revenues through prebook parking and ancillary sales as well as a simple way to capture data for customer relationship development and commercial gain. The software has been written and is wholly owned by KMP Associates Limited t/a KMP Digitata. It has been in service for 10 years and is currently serving 5 UK airports and several white label parking products for airlines including Monarch and BMI Baby.