2017 Speakers

Saima Alibhai

Saima Alibhai

Managing Principal Consultant
Oracle + Bronto

Saima has over 10 years of experience in the marketing technology industry, working alongside clients …

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Fergus Campbell

Fergus Campbell

Head of PR
Gumtree

Fergus is head of PR at Gumtree.

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Zakie Beg

Zakie Beg

Strategic Partner Lead
Google

Zakie is strategic partner lead at Google.

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Abdul Alim

Abdul Alim

Co-Founder
Bidooh

Abdul Alim is the co-founder of Bidooh (formerly OfferMoments) which is the world’s …

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Professor Ben Ambridge

Professor Ben Ambridge

Psychologist
Endless Gain

Ben is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Liverpool and Consumer Psychologist at Endless Gain.

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Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson

Associate Director
NCC Group

Tim has worked for some of the UK’s top security firms over the last 16 years…

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Graham Broughton

Graham Broughton

Managing Director Europe
We Are Pentagon Ltd

Graham is the European Managing Director at Pentagon, responsible for overseeing the growth of the Pentagon portfolio in Europe.

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Laura Bailey

Laura Bailey

Business Development Manager
Steamhaus

Laura is the Business Development Manager at Steamhaus — she’s on hand to ensure …

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Nicola Byrne

Nicola Byrne

Founder
RiskEye

Nicola is the Founder of RiskEye, the world’s first Online Reputation Security Service that protects …

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Jim Cahill

Jim Cahill

Head of Ecommerce Sector
Royal Mail

Since October 2016, Jim Cahill has been the Head of Sector eCommerce at Royal Mail.

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Martin Calvert

Martin Calvert

Marketing Director
Blueclaw

Martin is Marketing Director at Blueclaw, an award-winning agency that collaborates with ecommerce brands.

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Ian Cassidy

Ian Cassidy

Director of Digital Commerce
CTI Digital

Ian Cassidy is the director of Digital Commerce at CTI Digital; a global leader in …

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Dave Chaffey

Dave Chaffey

Co-founder & Content Director
Smart Insights

Dr Dave Chaffey is co-founder and Content Director of Smart Insights, an online publisher and consultancy who …

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Ben Christensen

Ben Christensen

Cheetah Digital Consultant
Cheetah Digital

Ben has been working in Marketing Technology for over 8 years in both the UK and Australia …

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Elizabeth Clark

Elizabeth Clark

CEO & Founder
Dream Agility

Elizabeth Clark is the CEO and Co-Founder of multi-award winning Dream Agility, an …

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Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Google Cloud Technical Lead
Cloud Technology Solutions

Chris is the Google Cloud Platform Technical Lead at Cloud Technology Solutions …

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Joseph Darwin

Joseph Darwin

International Digital Trade Adviser
Department for International Trade

With over 12 years experience in tech & digital Joe delivers across the North West as …

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Sam Davies

Sam Davies

Associate Director
Knight Corporate Finance

Sam Davies is the Associate Director at Knight Corporate Finance.

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Philip Driver

Philip Driver

eCommerce Head
Canon Europe

A Digital Leader with a 10+ year career in online, working on …

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Sebastian Dubois

Sebastian Dubois

Head of User Experience
Park Group

Sebastian Dubois, Park Group’s Head of User Experience has been working within the e-commerce sector for over 20 …

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Zak Edwards

Zak Edwards

Managing Director
Prezzybox

Zak is Managing Director of Prezzybox.

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Bjorn Espenes

Bjorn Espenes

CEO
Finch

Bjorn is a serial entrepreneur and has founded three successful internet software companies …

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Dave Furness

Dave Furness

Director & Co-Founder
UnderstandingE & eSellerCafe

Dave has worked in eCommerce for over 9 years, originally working for a small consumer …

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Richard Gibbons

Richard Gibbons

Global eCommerce Director
Kellogg Company

Richard joined the Kellogg Company in June 2010 and has held various eCommerce roles to date, including UK Insight and Account …

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Scott Hanson

Scott Hanson


Pimberly

Scott Hanson, of production information tech innovator Pimberly, has over 20 years’ …

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James Hayes

James Hayes

Co-Founder
Parcel Station

James is the co-founder of Parcel Station – a packet and parcel shipping company for …

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Matt Hunt

Matt Hunt

CEO
Apadmi

Matt has worked extensively within the mobile industry since 2000…

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Kristal Ireland

Kristal Ireland

Ecommerce and Retail
Virgin Trains East Coast

An experienced digital leader and digital transformation specialist, Kristal Ireland heads up the Ecommerce and Retail team at …

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Simon Jack

Simon Jack


I enable businesses to understand what really makes their audience tick and unleash positive change …

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Simon Jacobson

Simon Jacobson

Sales Lead
Microsoft Search Advertising

Simon is a seasoned and passionate search marketing professional with over 10 years’ obsession across all …

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Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson


Johnny Marr, Sir Bobby Charlton and Yoko Ono were just three of the people Andy made …

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Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones

Head of Ecommerce
Black Sheep Wools

I have worked in ecommerce and IT since (more or less) the internet started. I supported the launch of the …

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Richard Jones

Richard Jones

UX and Insights Director
twentysix

Richard’s career started as a web designer/developer implementing enterprise level CMS

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Mudit Jaju

Mudit Jaju

Head of MEC Commerce
MEC

As Head of MEC Commerce, Mudit leads MEC’s ecommerce consulting practice across EMEA …

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Rob Jackson

Rob Jackson

Head of Paid Search
Mabo Media

Rob joined Mabo Media in 2014 as Head of Paid Search after holding the same position at another Teesside …

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Stephen Kenealy

Stephen Kenealy

Co-Founder
Monsoon Consutling

Stephen is co-founder and director of Monsoon Consulting.

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Steph Kershaw

Steph Kershaw

Sales Manager
Channel

Steph Kershaw, Channel Sales Manager, has been working in eCommerce for the last 6 …

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David Lawson

David Lawson

Managing Director
AO Retail UK

David joined AO in 2010, with a background as a chartered accountant in the manufacturing sector. His first role at AO was …

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Gavin Laugenie

Gavin Laugenie

Digital Strategist
dotmailer

Gavin is a veteran of over 10 years in the email marketing industry. After a stint in …

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Mark Leach

Mark Leach

Head of eCommerce
Missguided

Responsible for the Missguided ecommerce strategy and digital experience. Product owner for company webstores …

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Chris Leo

Chris Leo

Director of Innovation
MadeByPi

Chris accelerates growth and maximises revenue for the world’s biggest ecommerce …

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Martin Lucas

Martin Lucas


My speciality is helping companies to grow through sales, marketing, culture, process and strategy …

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Gavin Masters

Gavin Masters

Head of eCommerce Consultancy
Maginus

Gavin is Head of eCommerce Consultancy at Maginus in Manchester, where he works with a range of …

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Ross Matthews

Ross Matthews

Chief Marketing Officer
Icelolly

Ross joined holiday price comparison icelolly.com as CMO in January 2015 having previously worked in a variety of ecommerce …

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Neil McGowan

Neil McGowan

Partner
Technology 4 Business/Octashop

Neil has spent the last 20 years working with numerous businesses to develop market leading digital customer solutions.

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David Morgan

David Morgan

Executive Principal
NCC Group

David is an experienced cyber security professional who has spent over two decades in the industry…

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Anthony Morrow

Anthony Morrow

CEO
evestor

evestor are committed to ensuring that quality financial advice and education is available to everyone and not just the affluent few.

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Rosie Moth

Rosie Moth

Co-Founder and Marketing Director
Telux

Rosie is the co-founder and Marketing Director of Telux, a communications software and …

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Tom New

Tom New

Co-Founder
Formisimo

In 2014 Tom, along with his business partner Al Mackin, launched Formisimo, a SaaS analytics …

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Dan Nutter

Dan Nutter

Technical SEO Specialist
twentysix

Dan joined twentysix in 2013 and now holds the role of Technical SEO Specialist. Delivering expert technical SEO solutions …

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Nilay Oza

Nilay Oza

Co-Founder and CEO
Klevu

Nilay is the Co-Founder and CEO of Klevu, a market-leading, AI-based …

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Ann Payne

Ann Payne

Agency Development Manager
Google

Ann has been with Google for close to 5 years, based out of the company’s headquarters in …

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Joanna Parnell

Joanna Parnell

Managing Partner
MEC

As Managing Partner at MEC, Joanna leads the agency’s paid media strategy. Having relocated …

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David Pert

David Pert

Head of eCommerce
DW Sports Ltd

David Pert Head of eCommerce at DW Sports Ltd DW Sports Ltd are in a hugely exciting period of change. Significant investment is …

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James Poole

James Poole

Strategy & Innovation Executive
MBNA

James is Strategy & Innovation Executive and is responsible for developing and executing the strategic …

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Robyn Potter

Robyn Potter

Sales Account Manager
temando

Robyn as Temando’s Account Manager has become an expert in eCommerce fulfilment, helping …

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Rabia Qureshi

Rabia Qureshi

Customer Success Manager, UK&IE
Nosto

Rabia Qureshi, Customer Success Manager at Nosto, specialises in helping …

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Douglas Radburn

Douglas Radburn

Senior Magento Developer
Pinpoint

Douglas is a Senior Magento Developer at Pinpoint Designs, and has many years of …

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Darren Ratcliffe

Darren Ratcliffe

Founder
Digitl

Darren is the Founder of Digitl; the Manchester-based eCommerce agency that specialises in …

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Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson

VP CA Commercial
Cambridge Analytica

Richard has over 20 years of experience transforming brands by using the latest digital technology and …

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Sarah Salter

Sarah Salter

Head of Innovation
MEC

As head of MEC’s innovation division, MEC Tonic, Sarah Salter’s role is to help the agency’s clients work with startups..

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Emma Scotton

Emma Scotton

Founder & Managing Director
KnowGlobal Ltd.

Emma Scotton, Founder and Managing Director of KnowGlobal Ltd, specialising in providing …

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Lewis Sellers

Lewis Sellers

Managing Director
Pinpoint

Lewis is an ecommerce professional with nearly 10 years’ experience in building and …

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Melanie Shabangu

Melanie Shabangu

Tax Partner
AVASK Accounting & Business Consultants

Melanie is a UK Tax Expert at AVASK Accounting & Business Consultants with a great understanding of …

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Brian Sheldon

Brian Sheldon

Technical Sales
Nublue

If you’re in need of a new hosting option/server upgrade, Brian’s your man.

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Dan Sheridan

Dan Sheridan

Director of Interactions Operations
Stein IAS

Having recently moved to London following 3-years leading the Paris team

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Richard Silk

Richard Silk

Creative Director
Gather

Richard is Creative Director at Gather, a digital agency focusing on data driven design and …

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Stephen Tucker

Stephen Tucker

CEO
Bunting

Stephen Tucker is the CEO and founder of award winning personalisation platform, Bunting.

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Tom Wild

Tom Wild

Lead Strategic Designer
MadeByPi

A creative problem solver, Tom has worked with a range of multi-national companies to help …

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Jon Woodall

Jon Woodall

Founder and Managing Director
Space 48

Jon is the Founder and Managing Director of Space 48. They are one of …

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Jesse Wragg

Jesse Wragg

Head of Outbound Sales
InterCultural Elements

Jesse is the head of outbound sales at InterCultural Elements, who specialise in helping online retailers …

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Peter Wright

Peter Wright

Managing Director
DigitalLawUK

Peter Wright is a Solicitor and leading expert in Data Protection, Cyber Security …

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Trent Yunus

Trent Yunus

Analytics & Conversion Director
twentysix

Trent has over 10 years of digital marketing experience, with expertise in AnalyticsOps, SEO, Ecommerce and Conversion Rate Optimization

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