Content director, UK & Ireland, AcastSam is Content Director for UK & Ireland at Acast. Acast is the world’s largest podcast company, providing everything a creator, listener or advertiser could need through premium tools and services, and dedicated teams of audio experts around the globe. Sam joined Acast from BBC Studios Digital, after a career in TV production and development. He has also worked closely with top influencer talent in his role at leading digital-first management company Gleam Futures, where he also spearheaded the company's pioneering podcast network. Now totalling 10,000+ podcasts globally, Acast’s specialist content team launch, host and grow podcasts in our 12+ global markets, from independent hits like My Dad Wrote a Porno and Off Menu, to the world's top publishers like the BBC, The Guardian, The Economist, and The Times. And through Acast Marketplace, advertisers can work with the world’s best podcasts, the most talented creators, the leading global publishers, and the most engaged listeners—across any and every podcast platform.