Melanie Kentish is the Managing Partner of Gleam Futures, a digital talent management company who have worked with some of the digital creators in the UK since 2010. They specialise in taking ‘digital first talent’, developing IP to transcend social, licensing, brands, speaking engagements, film and publishing, achieving over 40 Sunday Times Best Sellers in 2022.
Gleam have helped some of the UK’s biggest names in the industry including The Buckleys, Mrs Hinch, Zoe Sugg (Zoella) and Grace Victory.
Prior to Gleam, Mel was Global Influencer Director of Sky, where she established and grew the influencer team, and was responsible for creating and managing a 200 strong ambassador programme consisting of creators designed to bring fresh appeal to Sky from the under 35 audience. As well as working on some of the best entertainment shows such as Gangs of London, House of The Dragon and Succession, Mel also managed cinema, broadband, mobile and products, most notably, the Sky Glass launch.