About us

A bit about us

Innovating local advertising since 2017, SeeLocal is an accelerating online ad tech company with unique AI technology and an intuitive platform. We offer a next generation advertising solution for brands (Sage, McDonald’s, Anytime Fitness), Agencies (Gorilla, Marketing Xpress, 8digital) and any other organisation that needs to increase revenue to grow.

Our technology


The SeeLocal solution comprises of an exclusive ad network, CampaignGuardTM AI technology and an advanced platform that creates, automates and optimises ad campaigns across multiple networks in one place.

Whilst the tech takes care of the hard stuff, we’ve got a fantastic team of marketing experts who are dedicated to making your campaigns the best they can be. We’ve run thousands of campaigns, for hundreds of clients, in every industry to help them see success, locally and globally.


We're incredibly proud to have been a finalist in these awards:

The founding team

Find out more about the people behind the vision

John Hones, Founder & CEO

John’s been in digital marketing and web engineering for over 15 years and has worked for some of the world’s biggest media agencies and ad tech companies like DoubleClick  by Google and Publicis. He’s also founder of an award-wining, digital agency.

Ian Richardson, Sales Director

Before Joining SeeLocal, Ian worked with Yell worldwide and was the Publisher of Exchange & Mart print & online as well as 12 Regional Midlands Newspapers. Ian knows exactly how to build and manage online ad campaigns that increase growth and deliver outstanding results in highly competitive industries.

Les Robinson, CFO

Les is a Financial Director with over 30 years experience in helping businesses grow. Winner of the 2015 finance awards for business growth services, Les started his first business at 19 and has personally built two £mill plus business from start-up to sale.

Nicola Wiseman, Co-Founder & Account Director

Nic’s a highly accomplished sales and buying professional with a demonstrable track record in the fields of account management and negotiation. Alongside running her own digital marketing agency, Nic is the owner of an e-commerce business and has worked in senior account management positions for IBM and Oracle.