A Leeds-based technology company, specialising in interactive digital entertainment, has added a new member of staff to its growing team.

Julien Vivancos joins KwizzBit this month as part of a placement year, whilst studying for a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing at the University of Clermont Ferrand in France.

Julien will undertake the role of administrative and marketing assistant and will support the team in managing a number of key accounts, whilst sourcing new opportunities for the firm.

Founded in 2016 by serial entrepreneur, Mark Wash, KwizzBit is an innovative, web-based gaming platform, combining the traditional format of pub quiz entertainment with the excitement of interactive digital media.

Mark established KwizzBit in partnership with pub quiz guru Steve Saul and technology expert John Sheard in 2016. The three successful entrepreneurs, with more than 60 combined years’ experience in the pub industry, aim to revive the Great British pub industry and eventually take a variety of other sectors by storm.

Commenting on Julien’s appointment, managing director Mark Walsh said:

“We’re thrilled to welcome Julien to KwizzBit. His skills in marketing will be invaluable to the team and provide our sales and marketing manager with the vital support he needs to drive the business forward. I’m very much looking forward to being able to contribute to Julien’s personal development and help him to put the theory he has learnt at university into practice.”

Julien added:

“I am excited to learn new skills at KwizzBit; I’m particularly interested to learn more about the technology side of the business which is something that is quite new to me. I have a passion for business and marketing and I believe that working closely with the team at KwizzBit will allow me to gain really useful industry insight that will help me to excel in my studies.”
KwizzBit has plans to grow the team by 200% over the next twelve months, hiring an additional six members of staff.

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Kwizzbit is a new online platform supporting interactive quizzes.

Founded in 2016 by Mark Walsh CEO of Rocket Horse Ltd, the Kwizzbit platform and the technology behind the game are being developed into an interactive solution for other markets. Kwizzbit has already been trialled by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as a learning development tool, endorsed by Leeds MP Greg Mulholland, and has received interest from national giants including KPMG and Sky.

Following his previous success with the successful pub game, Rock and Roll Bingo, Mark gained key insight into customer findings and feedback and used his learning experiences to develop Kwizzbit. Kwizzbit has also been validated by business partners John Sheard and Steve Saul, who add their experience in quiz and business development, technical expertise and project management to the mix.

A multi-faceted online quiz platform, Kwizzbit provides a unique cloud-based solution which customers can access on their smart phones. Having attracted attention from a variety of sectors, Kwizzbit has ambitious plans to roll out the game through pubs and clubs across the UK

Kwizzbit enables hosts and venues to deliver a unique interactive quiz through an internet browser and broadcast to people’s smartphones and tablets creating a game show format in a real-time quiz environment. Originally intended to transform the traditional pub quiz, Kwizzbit is currently being tried and tested with several pub chains and has already been part if a major industry showcase.

Currently based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Kwizzbit is set to deliver interactivity for a variety of purposes including audience participation during conferences and events, as a learning tool for training and development and the next generation of interactive marketing.