Steven Brewer

Founder Text Mining Solutions, Ltd. and VI Partner - York, England

Steve founded Text Mining Solutions, Ltd (TMS), an SME operating from the University of York, in April 2011. TMS is designed to help clients utilize information contained within unstructured text for commercial benefit.

Whether it be for consumer experience management, business and competitive intelligence, horizon scanning, research and development, or intelligence and counter-terrorism, text mining offers exciting new opportunities.

“Organizations embracing text mining all report having an epiphany moment when they suddenly knew more than before.”

Steve has 26 years of experience in hi-tech roles in the public and private sectors focused on creating and building products that transform the way we and out clients do business. Prior to founding TMS, he was as Innovation Manager of FERA (Food and Environment Research Agency), the UK Government’s specialist research facility. Early in his career he held technical roles at Napp Pharmaceuticals and Chemex International.

Steve attended his first Mastering Value Innovation Workshop in London in June, 2011 and has been a Value Innovation devotee since then,

Steve holds a masters degree in Forensic Science from the University of Strathclyde.

Contact information:; mobile +44-(0)7969-697-370

Mailing address:  PO Box 825, York Yo31 6EB, England

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