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May 4, 2022

#31: Martin Boddy: From co-founding Jaywing to transitioning to Non-Exec Chairman of Space 48

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Martin Boddy is Space 48’s Non-Executive Chairman and chairs several other businesses. Having founded the listed data, creative and performance marketing agency Jaywing plc, Martin has an impressive track record and experience when it comes to accelerating growth. He has extensive commercial acumen while also being a data-digital innovator.

This episode with Martin is a special one. Space 48’s Managing Director, Jon Woodall, sits down with Martin to get an insight into his successful career. He talks about his journey from co-founding Jaywing in Sheffield with three people to becoming AIM-listed with offices internationally and over 300 people.

You can expect a look into Martin’s entrepreneurial mind, golden nuggets of advice and a plethora of sports analogies for business. Thank you to Martin for sitting down and sharing his journey with us. We hope you find this episode as enjoyable as we did to record!


  • How Martin became a Middlesborough fan
  • How his career began
  • How he came to co-found Jaywing
  • From start-up to 120 people in two countries
  • Taking some time out
  • Angel investing
  • Batman and Robin are back together at Jaywing
  • The pressure of a CEO of an AIM-listed business
  • Transitioning to the world of Non-Exec Chairman

Martin Boddy, Non Exec Chair at Space 48

Hosted by Jon Woodall, Managing Director at Space 48.

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