Working in senior positions within BMW Group and PayByPhone, one of the world's fastest growing mobile payments companies, Jonny Combe is passionate about innovation, challenging organisational culture, finding creative ways to do new and exciting things within the often rigid confines of a large corporation.
Jonny Combe is a self-confessed car nut whose first venture into the automotive business was at the age of 14, cleaning neighbours’ cars in rural Scotland for a fee. While studying marketing in Stirling, he bought and sold cars to supplement his income as a student before joining the BMW Group in 2006 as a graduate.
Since then, he has worked in various roles within BMW, most recently working within BMW’s Financial Services organisation leading their Digital and Innovation Programmes in the UK. This included the birth of “BMW Innovation Lab” and “The Intrapreneur Lab”, the first of their kind within the Automotive Finance industry.
In late 2018, Jonny left BMW to join one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, PayByPhone, as UK Chief Executive Officer.
Jonny's passionate about innovation, challenging organisational culture, finding creative ways to do new and exciting things within the often rigid confines of a large corporation.
Jonny is an engaging and charismatic speaker who will energise your audiences with his fun yet insightful learnings. He's comfortable speaking at conferences or smaller, more intimate settings where he willingly engages with participants.