About Us

About Us

Publisher Discovery’s team applies years of experience in Machine Learning and Affiliate Marketing – to provide affiliate market insights and to help you find the best affiliates

“Publisher Discovery has perfected my way of working when recruiting affiliates. They’ve managed to make account managers lives easier to determine best and unique results based on the brand/advertiser.”

Stephon Anthony, Master of Malt

The Company

Publisher Discovery is a leading developer of AI & Machine Learning technologies for the Affiliate Marketing industry. The team has extensive experience in online advertising and affiliate marketing as well as the development of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technologies.

Members of the team are regular speakers at affiliate industry events, such as Affiliate Summit, PerformanceIn.live and several others; as well as contributors to industry publications.

The Platform

The core SaaS platform is the original and leading affiliate recruitment software. It gives affiliate managers unique insight and analysis of the affiliate marketing landscape of over 80 verticals, to help identify and engage with new affiliates.

Using AI we rank and match these affiliates to an advertiser’s specific needs, in a clear and usable interface. The tools show affiliates on a global basis, by vertical, though competitor analysis and gap analysis across a set of competitors.

Read More on Finding Affiliates >

Our Users

Users of Publisher Discovery include many of the leading affiliate networks, SaaS tracking technologies, OPMs and online advertisers. The geographical spread reflects the nature of the global affiliate market, with users around the world.

Access levels make the tools affordable for a smaller online merchant, as well as scalable to be workable for multi-team OPMs and affiliate networks. Talk with our team to see how our service could fit in with your way of working.

Increasing numbers of affiliate marketers are also using the free Chrome extension to get instant insights and information about any website in real time.

Download the Browser Extension >

Our Partners

Publisher Discovery partners with many leading providers in the affiliate and performance marketing industry. Read more about our partnerships with some of the leading organisations in the affiliate industry. Read more about our Partners >

Introducing the Team

Tom Bourne


Previously the co-founder of TT London with 10+ years experience in PR and marketing

Chris Tradgett


Over 18 years in affiliates, one of the founding team of buy.at and co-founder of Publisher Discovery. Board member of the PMA

Rob Haswell


20 years' experience designing and building high performance data processing systems

Sebastian Toke-Nichols

Head of AI

Over 15 years of creating business product value

Dr Mark Wibrow

Senior Engineer

Over 5 years' experience mixing software development, data engineering, and AI research

Dominic Barrett

Head of Sales

Dominic manages the sales function of the business, with just over six years experience in software and SaaS

Vivien Pell


Trained by PWC, Viv Pell has been a Chartered Accountant for over 20 years

Matthew Byrne


Entrepreneur and early stage angel investor with strong commercial experience

Dr Jonathan Pell

Investment Director

Chartered Accountant - sold Geneva Technology to Convergys for $680m and Datanomic to Oracle for a 10× return

Les Freeland

Technology Director

Previous VP EMEA and VP Global Operations positions for Tibco and Teknekron. Currently holds several board-level positions across innovative software companies.

Isaac Scarrott

Full Stack Software Developer

Expert in all things data, focused on developing the Publisher Discovery web application and its backend API.