He has over twenty years’ experience in Automotive across many sectors including IT, Sales, Marketing, Project and Programme management.
For the last two years he has been building the social media arm in Nissan from scratch to now cover reporting, policies, procedures, guides, standards, governance and leadership across all regions and cross functionally supporting all business stakeholders.
Lawrence joined Brown-Forman from Doe-Anderson, where he was an Account Manager, responsible for guiding communications initiatives as well as managing marketing, advertising, and brand campaigns. Lawrence has proven experience in both interactive marketing and consumer communications.
Before working for the World Bank, Rosenberg managed outreach for CGAP's mobile phone banking/microfinance program, working closely with key players from the fields of retail finance, mobile telecom, and regulatory agencies.
Craig joined Nokia from Open Text where as Director of Social Media Strategy he advised and consulted on social media and Enterprise 2.0 strategies for some of the world’s largest organisations including T-Mobile, Novartis, SAP, RIM, Motorola and the Canadian Government.
Brand communication and engagement to drive the top line has been an enduring core focus for Una and in her latest role as Marketing Director at Staples UK, that is no exception. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986, and is now ranked second in the world in global ecommerce sales; Una’s role in the UK is to lead and drive the marketing strategy for the retail, online and Staples Advantage businesses to differentiate the brand and grow its share of market.
Prior to O2, he was Digital Director of an award-winning PR agency, where he was responsible for the digital/social output of over 12 million fans across 20+ social media channels. In 2009 he co-launched Manchester's first social media agency, gabba which worked with brands such as Dyson, Lexus, Microsoft and many police forces.
KLM strives towards an integrated approach regarding servicing, brand & reputation and commerce. It is Karlijn's ambition to generate revenue through social media.
In addition, Steve was seconded to YouView for the formative part of its development, where he helped to manage the brand launch before returning to Channel 4, where he continued to evolve and innovate the channel's digital and social media strategies.
Past credits include working with FTSE–100 organisations such as Unilever and Centrica as well as iconic brands such as Reebok, Unilever, MTV and Kellogg’s. Jeremy is the author of ‘Sex, Brands & Rock’n’Roll’ and is in the middle of writing his next book, "Follow Me, I'm Right Behind You". You can follow him on twitter @JeremyWaite where you can ask him if he really used to be a giraffe keeper!
Ian is a veteran in digital advertising with over 14 years experience including over 9 years in Search marketing. Ian started work at Google 8.5 years ago and was responsible for verticalising the UK business. He then went on to run the finance team across Europe, considered Google most advanced sector globally and also led several key global projects around monetization.
Markus Maurer is the Social Media Consultant at the Federation of Migros Cooperatives in Zurich. In his role, he works clos with the Migros Community Management Team on developing the company’s social media strategy and supports the numerous sub-companies within the Migros-Group.
A regular presenter, keynote speaker and chairman at Recruitment, HR and Digital Marketing conferences, speaking on topics ranging from current trends in online recruitment to rolling out and monitoring social engagement within a business.
is responsible for social media strategy and structure in the region.
Simon began his digital/social career at Microsoft Europe based in
Brussels, working in online communications. He then moved on to join SDL
where he was responsible for social media, which in time developed into
a broader digital marketing role in the company. Now at Honda Motor
Europe in his current role, it is his ambition to continue to
develop and innovate Honda's social media activities in the region.
In the last year Sharon has implemented Twitter into the contact centre together with re-active CHAT. And will shortly go live with pro-active CHAT.
Sharon is very passionate that social is another channel for customers to communicate and do business with Staples.
Jonathan Hudson joined Shop Direct Group in 2004, initially managing sales across the contact centres and then working in digital advertising before moving into e-commerce. Jonathan leads Social and Mobile development in the E-Commerce team and has a true passion and enthusiasm for all things digital.
Jonathan is currently focussed on driving social and mobile activity across the Shop Direct Group brands which include Littlewoods, Very, isme, and Woolworths. He is also product owner for apps and has a passion for all things video.
Andrew is the Head of Like Minds Social Business, responsible for leading the delivery of client social business strategies and knowledge. Working with senior client managers, his focus is on reaching their business goals through internal and external activities allied to their commercial needs.
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Previously, Paul worked for Mindshare (‘the global media network’) as Head of Social after spending seven years in Los Angeles, the last two of which were at MySpace in the Corporate Communications department.
A graduate in Law, Barney began his career working in BAE Systems events team before taking on a marketing communications role covering South East Asia. This led to a few years spent delivering PR and media relations in Central and Eastern Europe, particularly Romania and Slovakia.
As a social media and eBusiness protagonist, Paul is a popular speaker, panel host and is a published author on the topic.
Paul cuts through the hype and takes a pragmatic, results driven approach on how to adopt social media, helping organisations achieve their business and marketing objectives. He combines his practical expertise with incisive creativity thereby getting the best returns from social media and Web 2.0 technologies.
Prior to launching The LBMA, Asif worked with companies as diverse as Limited Brands, IBM, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Molson-Coors, Communispace, BestBuy, American Airlines, ScotiaBank, and Sears. You can listen to Asif’s weekly podcast - This Week In Location-Based Marketing every Monday at 10am.
An avid technology evangelist, Asif also holds degrees in economics and management sciences from the University of Waterloo, blogs at www.asifrkhan.com and can be found on Twitter at: @AsifRKhan and @TheLBMA
Sweeney hold six patents for location based and RFID technology. He is the author of RFID for Dummies and is a frequent speaker on the intersection of wireless technology and human interaction. Sweeney has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, CIO magazine, ABC, CNN and featured in SmartCEO magazine. He is a regular contributor to CNBC and Social Media Today. He holds several technology patents and is considered one of the leading thinkers on the development of a connected society.
Paul has eighteen years experience as a highly successful senior executive leading and transforming teams in technology and digital media businesses. Before salesforce.com Paul was the Managing Director of Techlightenment, a data focused social technology specialist company. Prior to that, Paul worked with Microsoft and a number of leading technology businesses to take new products to market and helped scale startups in online and social media.
Paul is married and has a daughter.
Moore’s interests/hobbies include surfing and playing music. He also enjoys playing football and reading books about unique places around the world. Favourite quote: “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, and find eternity in each moment.” ~ Henry David ThoreauYou can follow Moore on Twitter: @Moorius