Catherine Morgan

Cat is Head of Ocean Labs, a collective of creative, data and digital specialists who are transforming out of home from a static medium to a progressive, creative, digital, responsive channel.

Cat’s driven by the relationship between creativity and technology, a passion which determined her choice of degree in Industrial Design and Technology.

From there she worked in sales and marketing for a photography studio before embracing the creative and strategic aspects of her work at the full service agency LPM.

Cat entered the evolving digital out of home sector with Eye as an Account Manager, Client Manager and Business Leader. As the company expanded, Cat contributed to milestone projects including the launch of its first Global mobile platform Amplify and was also responsible for Tesco’s memorable campaign at Gatwick, which created the world’s first virtual fridge for Tesco Mobile.

As a mentor, Cat is a member of Women for Women International, sponsoring a young woman in Afghanistan through her education. She also works closely with The Female Lead initiative to empower young women from all walks of life, by changing their perceptions of modern day role models.

Ocean Labs is an industry incubator which draws together the creativity, emerging technology and Digital Out Of Home (DOOH).   Helping advertisers, agencies and brands understand and develop the right creative approach to leverage new and emerging technologies of DOOH.

It has long championed start up tech businesses, by providing a platform to showcase new technology. The Labs team is responsible for delivering some of the most prestigious exclusive content partnerships in the OOH market place, including Team GB and The British Fashion Council.

Recent projects include:

  • Universal Picture’s summer blockbuster of The Secret Life of Pets
  • Live streaming London Fashion Week shows to 35 million people across 60 city screens
  • Creating the world’s first virtual blood donation billboard to help save people’s lives
  • Introducing the UK’s first vehicle recognition roadside technology with Renault Megane
  • Rolling out the new, free, fast city centre wifi brand, SimplyFi