Monthly Archives: January 2012

KILTR Profile: Colin Kelly

A Napier University journalism graduate, Colin Kelly began his career in 1996 reading news and sports bulletins for Paisley radio station, 96.3 QFM, before news spells at Scot FM, Real Radio & Clyde one. Colin was one of the first media personalities to harness the power of social media, using Twitter to enhance his radio programme… Read more »

Scottish Universities launch tech R&D portal

by Bill Magee Anyone in any doubt that Scotland is getting its act together to promote itself as a hotbed of hi-tech activity should check out the new web portal – There you’ll discover an online database of licensing and tech transfer opportunities originating from each and every one of the country’s universities. “Innovating… Read more »

KILTR Profile: James Thomas

James Thomas, CEO, Internet Light Industries James Thomas is CEO of Internet Light Industries, based in West Lothian. The company creates web software for consumers and business and has just launched its first product, broch, an innovative online life management hub.  From home and belongings to travel and health, broch helps to keep all important… Read more »

KILTR Profile of the Week: Mike McGrail

One of Scotland’s early converts to all things social was digital marketer Mike McGrail. Mike lives & breathes social media and puts his knowledge to good use with PR agency BIG Partnership, ensuring the agency remains ahead of the digital pack. When he’s not preparing digital strategies for BIG, he’s usually found over at his Social… Read more »

Why I believe in KILTR

Michael Feeley, KILTR’s new Head of Media Relations, explains why he believes in the power of “the Scottish connection”… Around ten years ago, I was lucky enough to be awarded a travelling scholarship by the Scottish branch of the English Speaking Union ( and, as a result, I visited New York to attend the ESU’s… Read more »