Clients: Ubisoft, Oakley, Shangri-La, Bausch and Lomb
Specific interest within marketing: Understanding the different ways brands communicate to consumers.
Recent acclaim: I “stared” in a film called Wild Child as an extra, staring Emma Roberts and Aidan Quinn in which you can see my face for a total of 5 seconds!
Random fact: The first Olympic athlete to test positive for the use of performance enhancing drugs was Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall, a Swedish pentathlete at the 1968 Summer Olympics, who lost his bronze medal for alcohol use
Clients: Chrysler Group, Ubisoft, Jackpot Joy, National Book Tokens, Financial Times
Specific interest within marketing: The power of television.
Recent acclaim: Teaching my 5 year old son to fly fish.
Random fact: My Grandfather a calligraphist designed the Chelsea and QPR Football Club logos/crest and the 'E' as in Express Dairies. He also did much work for the Queen and Lady Churchill who he both met. I once asked Christian Slater if he fancied a pint outside the Coach and Horses when he was in London performing One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.
Specific interest within marketing: Search marketing and understanding the wider events that help drive trends and consumer interest
Recent acclaim: Somehow overcoming pure terror and getting to the quarter-final of a stand-up comedy competition
Random fact: The urban legend about carrots helping you see in the dark originates from propaganda in WWII that was used to justify how British gunners could shoot down enemy planes in darkness; to help disguise the discover and use of radar
Media choice: Spotify, YouTube, Facebook and Google, of course
Specific interest within marketing: Understanding consumers relationships with each other and brands
Recent acclaim: On my last trip I thought it was a sensible idea to climb a smoking volcano and then hurtle down the outside on a wooden board at about 65km an hour. Stacking it at the bottom was a touch painful.
Random fact: Spent about 3 and a half hours in San Pedro Prison in La Paz, Bolivia when in South America.
Media choice: The Mag ( Newcastle United fanzine for those not in the know!)
Specific interest within marketing: Specifically Out of Home media. New innovative formats both within special builds and digital formats. interesting and unique ways of advertising outside of traditional media channels
Specific interest within marketing: SEO activity, synthesized with all other marketing channels both on and offline and the contribution this makes in optimising clients’ ROI figures and brand awareness.
Recent acclaim: It’s been about a month since I’ve been beaten at a game of pool!
Random fact: I once broke the Kent record for high jump for my age and gender group.
Specific interest within marketing: SEO is my passion, but having worked for close to a decade in digital, I take a passion in seeing the impact new digital medias have on offline channels and how we can exploit those opportunities.
Recent acclaim: Probably having recent thrown a Mercedes Actros 6x2 17.5 foot truck around, the largest vehicle I have ever tried to race.
Random fact: I am a qualified Prince2 and Agile Project Manager, not only to I optimise websites but I used to manage developers to build microsites and online proprietary tools
Media choice: Despite being online, I still enjoy picking up the Times each Sunday, and then using Twitter and Google+ to find out latest industry news.
Specific interest within marketing: I'm intrigued how advertising online can build new levels of brand engagement and advocacy, generate almost immediate word-of-mouth, target audiences to an extent not available through other media. Digital has rapidly changed the way consumers relate to brands it's not about 'why digital?' any more but 'how digital?'
Recent acclaim: Qualified butcher!
Random fact: President George W.Bush was once a cheerleader!
Media choice: Spotify Premium gets me through my day!
Specific interest within marketing: Relationships between media channels (there is no line...), the integration of brand and DR activity, the balance of data and magic to form true insights, true attribution modelling. Growing our clients brand and business.
Recent acclaim: Becoming the first CEO of Maxus UK. Doubling the agency in under a year. Helping WACL raise their highest ever profit - for charity - from the Christmas Ball. Winning, and now successfully performing for BT, one of the UK's most sophisticated clients digitally.
Random fact: I have scored a goal against Ray Clemence.
Media choice: FT Weekend, Grazia, Sky Sports, Masterchef, Facebook
Specific interest within marketing: The on-going battle for brands to create and maintain conversations and relationships with their customers through online and social platforms. Not only as a way to build brand loyalty within their current audience core, but as a way to reach out to new customers in order to continue overall brand growth and to strengthen multiple brand metrics.
Specific interest within marketing: The conversion of consideration to sales; the balance between brand and acquisition; the convergence of technology and scale. All things that make a fundamental difference to our clients.
Recent acclaim: Becoming Managing Director of Maxus (obviously)
Random fact: Tim Irwin and I live on the same street
Media choice: mediaguardian, The Week, bbc.co.uk/news, Brandrepublic
Specific interest within marketing: All matters TV, reports citing the death of broadcast are greatly exaggerated.
Recent acclaim: Not so recent but I still deny the claim that I bought the first ever TV spot on ITV for Gibbs SR on the grounds that even I was not born in 1955
Random fact: I once played at Arsenal’s Highbury stadium in front of 17,000 people who were screaming for me to be sent off after a very late tackle. I survived as the referee blew his whistle for full time instead.
Media choice: i-tunes, BBC Radio 5 live, Telegraph, Eastern Daily Press
Specific interest within marketing: I really enjoy building relationships with clients to understand what makes them and their business tick and how can we drive value for them through the service we provide.
Recent acclaim: I've now managed four Glastonbury Festivals and still haven't fallen over in the mud (despite a few dicey moments this year).
Random fact: I met my idol (Robert Smith from The Cure) at Gatwick airport and all I could say was "Hi Robert! Can I shake your hand?"
Media choice: My only TV apppointments to view at the moment are Arrested Development and Dexter (both on FX). I've managed to convince my wife to ditch Moyles for Evans (BBC Radio 2) in the morning.
Specific interest within marketing: Everything PPC and SEM related. Digital marketing is a passion and key interest of mine.
Recent acclaim: Recent Search-ch-ching winner
Random fact: I am fanatical about Music and Cars. Love living life to its fullest with family and friends and is always out and about enjoying whatever I do. I’m also an adoring devotee of legendary style icon, Sonic the Hedgehog.
Specific interest within marketing: Trading and procurement
Recent acclaim: Getting this job!
Random fact: On 12th November 2010, Charlie Bronson was involved in an incident in Wakefield prison's F wing, when he stripped naked, covered himself in butter arnd attacked six guards. Covering himself in butter apparently made him harder to control.