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Jan 29 2018

John Beasley

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Innovative & Disruptive Marketer

John BeasleyJohn Beasley is an nnovative and disruptive marketer, who has spent the last 12 years at the cutting edge of industry progression, as Vice President at Monster Energy and at Red Bull.

“An expert on branding”


In detail

John played a central role in the Monster growth, taking the brand from 0.5m to 25m fans on Facebook, overtaking Red Bull on Twitter with higher engagement on both, whilst launching 20 new products and expanding from 5 markets to over 60. This has seen Monster grow to be the No.2 energy drink globally with annual double-digit growth, at No.7 on Forbes most innovative companies in the world and top 3 best performing stock of the last decade on the NASDAQ. John was Vice President of Marketing across EMEA for Monster Energy for 7 years, prior to that he spent 5 years at Red Bull heading up the brand team and sitting on the global interactive team. Before that he spent 7 years working for two of the world’s biggest Advertising Agencies: McCann-Erickson and Y&R and successfully transitioning Marks & Spencer’s to M&S.


What he offers you

John has a practical working knowledge of how to deliver disruptive, creative thinking to
solve business challenges. He is an expert in working with
influencers, content creation and syndication, using digital
and communications to acquire an engaged audience and build a lifestyle around your brand.


How he presents

John is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker who keeps audiences entertained with his high performance presentations and exciting videos.

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Jan 05 2018

Mel Carson

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Social Media, Branding and Digital PR Expert

Mel CarsonMel Carson is the founder of the US based consultancy Delightful Communications which helps businesses and individuals understand and successfully apply strategies that focus on Social Media, Digital PR and Personal Branding. Mel also relishes his work as US Brand Ambassador for Majestic SEO, evangelizing the largest publically available link intelligence database and toolset to marketers and advertising professionals.

“A leading expert on Social Media and Digital Marketing”


In detail

Mel worked for 7 years as Digital Marketing Evangelist at Microsoft Advertising and was responsible for building relationships within the online advertising community. He was also part of the team that planned and executed the UK roll-out of the Microsoft ad Center in 2006 and helped to set up Microsoft’s Advertising Community Team that same year when it became apparent that Social Media Marketing was going to be huge. Mel began career as an editor at the search engine LookSmart in 2000 and was Account Director at 24/7 Search. He lectured on MBA, MSc and marketing courses at Cranfield School of Management and London University.


What he offers you

For well over a decade Mel continues to inspire decision makers around the world from a wide range of businesses to understand and to make the most of the explosion in the use of digital media and technology.


How he presents

Creative, compelling, emotional, engaging and visionary, Mel’s presentations are highly inspirational as well as practical and resonate deeply with audiences around the globe.

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Jan 01 2018

Manuel Castells

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Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society

Manuel CastellsManuel Castells is Professor of Communication and the holder of the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is a Research Professor at the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

“Governments can no longer govern; they can only negotiate”


In detail

Between 1967 and 1979 he was associate professor of sociology at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at the University of Paris. In 1979 he was appointed Professor of City and Regional Planning and of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has lectured in over 300 academic institutions in 43 countries.


What he offers you

Manuel Castells is the most influential urban theorist of our time and has revolutionized modern thought on the processes of advanced capitalism and the generation of inequality. His forward thinking views reflect the panoramic breadth of his knowledge, the clarity of his approach, and the scholarly rigor and intellectual depth of his theoretical methods.


How he presents

Manuel is a brilliant speaker who brings great depth to his immaculately researched presentations in which he skilfully demonstrates his analytical prowess.

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Dec 21 2017

Anna Rosling Rônnlund

Co-founder & Product Manager of Gapminder Foundation

Anna Rosling RônnlundAnna Rosling Rônnlund is a Co-Founder and board member of the Gapminder Foundation, whose mission statement is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone can understand. After a few years as User Experience Designer at Google, Anna is now the Head of Design & User Experience at Gapminder.

“Her mission is to understand how culture and income collide to affect how we live our domestic lives”


In detail

Anna holds a Degree in Sociology and Photography.
She designed the user-interface of the famous animating bubble-chart tool called Trendalyzer, used by millions of students across the world, to understand multidimensional time series.The tool was acquired by Google where Anna worked as Senior Usability Designer, where she designed interactive search results for statistical queries as well as the Motion Chart in Google Spreadsheets. She went back to Gapminder in 2011 to develop new free teaching material. As Product Manager, Art Director & Usability Lead of the Gapminder Foundation she is running the Dollar Street project which makes everyone’s living condition understandable to everyone, by using photos as big data.


What she offers you

A user-interface designer, Anna shares with audiences worldwide her personal mission – to make it easy for anyone to understand the world visually. With the Dollar Street project, she uses photos as big data to illustrate the living conditions for families around the globe.


How she presents

Anna’s innovative project helps us to understand culture and global income disparity better through visual documentation of domestic life worldwide, in a way that is clear, evidence-based and supported by striking visuals.

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Dec 20 2017

Mario Herger

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CEO Enterprise Garage Consultancy

Mario HergerDr. Mario Herger, CEO of Enterprise Garage Consultancy, is a technology and trend researcher who identifies ex-ponential trends. For more than 15 years he has worked with high-tech companies helping them to understand the mindset and latest trends, guiding them through the network of innovators and the importance of entrepreneurship.

“The Silicon Valley is an almost inexhaustible source of innovations which has an immense influence of the economy and society in the world”


In detail

Mario Herger has a PhD in Chemical Engineering. He held various positions at SAP in Germany and in the US including Head of Development and Innovation Strategy. Since 2011 he is the Cofounder and CEO of Enterprise Garage, a boutique consultancy, whose goal is to breath some of Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit into companies and start-ups. He consults for many Fortune 500 companies, conducts inspirational tours to Silicon Valley and runs workshops on Intrapreneurship, Foresight Thinking, Creativity, Exponential Thinking, Innovation, Gamification, Design Thinking and Gamification.


What he offers you

With his deep knowledge of the mindset of Silicon Valley and what makes it successful, Mario Herger has a unique perspective on the challenges that corporations face in an ever faster changing world where disruptive innovation can come out of nowhere. His insights are highly valuable for business leaders who are looking for solutions on how to improve innovation and foster the entrepreneurial spirit in their organisations.


How he presents

Mario Herger is a passionate and entertaining speaker. His infectious energy leave the audience highly inspired and ready for change.

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Dec 06 2017

Lars Silberbauer Andersen

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Senior Global Director – Social Media & Video LEGO

Lars Silberbauer AndersenLars Silberbauer Andersen is Global Director of Social Media & Search Marketing at the LEGO Group and is driving the well-known and innovative toy company’s social media & search strategy and execution.

“One of the 25 most innovative and influential marketers in Europe”


In detail

Lars has been building Lego’s social media engagement from scratch and now leads a global team of social media & search marketers that drives real time engagement with consumers worldwide.In 2014 he also launched LEGO® TV in 40 markets. LEGO® TV is a native mobile experience for kids, where they can experience high quality animated LEGO content. Lars also headsup the LEGO YouTube channels, which have reached more than 1 billion views. Previously, Lars worked for 10 years in the digital and broadcast media industry as digital strategist and later creative manager leading digital strategy and project development for Danish Broadcasting Corporation. He has also worked in the US, managing web development and user research.


What he offers you

With his dynamic, interactive and informative sessions, Lars not only motivates his audiences, he provides them with a wealth of practical approaches, real-life examples and stories as well as hands-on techniques, all of which can be immediately applied to the audiences own personal and professional development.


How he presents

Lars is an insightful, inspirational and thought-provoking speaker. His presentations are lively and quick-paced and he is in great demand by clients the world over.

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Dec 01 2017

Brent Hoberman

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Co-Founder of lastminute.com & Chairman at made.com

Brent HobermanIn 1998 Brent Hoberman co-founded lastminute.com, UK’s most successful ecommerce travel company. He was CEO until 2006 and then became the chairman and chief strategic officer. He admits to being bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and has founded or backed a number of other companies since lastminute.com.

“One of the most accomplished leaders in the rapidly changing E-commerce sector”


In detail

Brent was educated at Eton and holds a MA in French and German literature from Oxford. After building revenues more successfully than his peers, he was hailed as a survivor of the dot-com crash, and remained as CEO of Lastminute.com Ltd. through 2005, when the company was sold to Sabre for £577m. Brent was also Head of Business Development and founding member of QXL. He is also an angel investor in several internet companies including Viagogo, erepublik, Wayn.com and academia.edu. In 2009, he joined The Business Council for Britain and co-founded PROfounders Capital.


What he offers you

Co-host of the European Founders Forum and non Executive Director at Guardian Media Group, TalkTalk plc and Time Out Group, Brent’s initial vision remains unchanged – to delight customers with great value, inspiration and solutions when they are going away, going out or staying in. He will lead the way for countless E-businesses due to his first-hand knowledge on what gives a company the competitive edge to survive, especially in daily changing sectors such as E-commerce. His entrepreneurial vision ensures the customer experience is continually enhanced by the latest innovations in technology.


How he presents

Strategy consultant and Internet entrepreneur, Brent is a dynamic speaker and a “Dot com icon”. He illustrates points from his own experiences and always seeks to be provocative and inspirational whilst using humour to add some fun to the occasion.

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Aug 21 2017

Brittany Bir

Chief Operations Officerat 42 USA

Brittany BirBrittany Bir runs a coding college which operates without teachers or lectures. New coding colleges have ditched the lecture in favour of peer-to-peer learning and project-based learning, in which students work together on real-world projects like building a website or a computer game.

“42 – The Tuition Free University”


In detail

Brittany grew up in Temecula, California. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Global Studies from California State University, Monterey Bay before completing a Master’s degree in European Studies at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, France. Simultaneously working as an English conversational professor and administrative assistant in The Paris Graduate School of Digital Innovation, she discovered a passion for coding.Immediately intrigued by 42’s innovative pedagogy, she completed the program along with the first, incoming, graduating class in Paris, France.42’s name is a reference to the science fiction book ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ written by British author Douglas Adams: in the book 42 is the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.


What she offers you

Brittany says 42’s graduates will be better able to work with others and discuss and defend their ideas – an important skill in the “real world'” of work.This is particularly important in computer programming, where individuals are notorious for lacking certain human skills.


How she presents

Brittany has participated in numerous speaking opportunities, through different conferences, events and press relations such as the Reimagine Education Conference and recently the 10 Aniversario de Plan Ceibal in Uruguayon 42’s role in the Maker Culture, with regards to hands on learning curriculums.

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Aug 02 2017

Will Francis

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Creative Director and Founder @ Vandal London

Will FrancisWill Francis is a digital and social media specialist who’s been creating swipe-stopping content and innovative digital campaigns ever since his days as Editor of MySpace in the noughties. He has now started his own advertising agency, winning clients from Samsung to Penguin.

“A Specialist in digital design and innovation”


In detail

Will has worked in the world of social media for longer than the term has been widely used. He has worked with a vast spectrum of artists from Justin Bieber and Russell Brand through to pub bands and film students. With first-hand experience of how technology dramatically affects culture he is developing documentaries on this subject of a constantly changing cultural landscape. Will’s decades of experience in digital and deep understanding of the latest consumer technologies allow him to unlock opportunities for clients through well-informed creative thinking and strategy. Whether the objective is to drive innovation, or use existing platforms to grow core business metrics he delivers pragmatic and results-focussed work that moves the needle.


What he offers you

Will’s career is largely built on his ability to explain complex concepts in simple and compelling ways. This comes out best in his live work, helping professionals to gain new insight and knowledge in an entertaining and memorable format.


How he presents

Will deliversin a friendly style, he uses presentations on a screen where possible, utilising imagery and diagrams as needed but never reading bullet points off slides. To Will, presentations are merely a backdrop to a well delivered talk.

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Jul 31 2017

Jamie Bartlett

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Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos

Jamie BartlettJamie Bartlett is the author of ‘The Dark Net’, an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, its strange subcultures, and the protagonists that inhabit it – from trolls, Bitcoin miners, political extremists and members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, computer scientists and neo-Nazis.

“A lot of people say extreme, offensive, threatening stuff online. A tiny slither really mean it” Jamie Bartlett


In detail

As the director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, a leading UK think tank, Jamie is currently involved in projects on crypto-currencies, surveillance and counter-surveillance methods and ISIS’s use of social media for propaganda and recruitment. Previously, Jamie conducted field research in Pakistan and Bangladesh. He is a vocal columnistand commentator. Jamie also writes on technology for the Telegraph and for several other publications on how the internet is changing politics and society.Jamie’s next book ‘Radicals’ explores in the last few years how the world has changed in unexpected ways. The power of radical ideas and groups is growing. What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is life like on the political fringes? What is the real power of radicals?


What he offers you

Jamie offers knowledge beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabitwhere a vast network of sites, communities and cultures lies; where freedom is pushed to its limits. A world that is as creative and complex as it is dangerous and disturbing.


How he presents

Jamie’s tailored presentations are filled with a wealth of useful information delivered in an engaging and well thought out style guaranteed to inspire audiences.

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