Elite Speakers of GDMS e4
A range of digital experts, thought-leaders, and innovators singled out as speakers of GDMS e4 to shower you with digital marketing insights and help you achieve digital excellence!
Designation: Senior Director, Community Marketing
Amanda drives the community strategy for the AppExchange at Salesforce. She is a conference speaker, published author, and social media professor. Amanda has worked in content marketing, social media, and community marketing for B2B tech startups and Salesforce for eight years. Prior to that, Amanda worked in account management for advertising agencies for brands such as IKEA, Atlantic Records, Twinings Tea. In addition to marketing, Amanda is passionate about writing, running, and border collies.
Dr. Simon Biltcliffe
Designation:Founder & CEO
Simon Biltcliffe is an award-winning CEO, international public speaker, and business expert; widely acclaimed for his talks on his Marxist-capitalist business model, as well as talks on employee motivation and running a thriving organisation in the 21st century.
An IoD Director of the Year, he is the founder and CEO of national print services agency, Webmart, and the world’s first digitally driven print platform, Trade Print Management. From starting Webmart with just £10,000 of his own savings, Simon has turned the business into a £30 million turnover organisation with just 44 employees whilst implementing his unconventional business model and maximizing everyone’s I.E.F (Intellectual, Emotional, and Financial) return.
Driven by his strong moral values, Simon implements capitalist principles in his business to generate the wealth of the organisation and Marxist principles to redistribute that wealth back to the company and the wider community. The success and originality of this business model have led to Simon speaking on this topic at various conferences and events.
Mr. Jason Falls
Company Name: Cornett
Jason Falls solves problems. Most of the time they have to do with digital marketing for Cornett, a full-service advertising agency based in Lexington, Ky., where he leads digital strategy and hosts two marketing podcasts (Digging Deeper and Winfluence). His work has touched a number of major brands and has been recognized with several national and many regional awards including a 2020 Shorty Award for his influencer marketing work. He has worked with a number of the world’s most iconic brands including Buffalo Trace, Weller, 1792, Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons, GE Appliances, AT& T, Valvoline, Humana, Rawlings, Tempur-Pedic, Fireball Whisky, General Motors, and more. His third book, Winfluence: Reframing Influencer Marketing to Ignite Your Brand, was published in February 2021 from Entrepreneur Press. He loves the kick-ass state of Kentucky, sports, and bourbon.
Ms. Omoyeme Anofojie
Designation: Digital Strategist
Omoyeme Anofojie is a marketing communications professional, brand strategist, and Enterprise design thinking practitioner. She has helped come up with creative content for major brands in Nigeria. An innovative and creative marketing communications professional skilled in marketing strategy, business development, storytelling, digital marketing, enterprise design thinking, product marketing, and brand management.
She was selected amongst 400 students to present the Millennium Development Goals United Nations. She was also amongst the 20 graduates trained by Digify Africa in partnership with Facebook on digital marketing skills. She currently works at Pulse Nigeria where she ensures month on month increase in digital sales through creative digital strategies for Multinational brands in Nigeria.
Omoye as she is popularly called is passionate about the girl child and teenagers in general. She believes in using her voice for a good cause.
Omoye hopes to make the world a better place by reaching out to underprivileged teenage girls and empowering them for the future ahead.
Fun Fact Omoye loves food and good music. She enjoys dancing and living her best life. She sometimes tries to sing but hasn’t been successful with that. She loves fashion, and art and always brings the best vibes to the room.
Ms. Jenna Tiffany
Designation: Founder & Strategy Director
Company Name: Let’sTalk Strategy
Jenna Tiffany, the award-winning marketer, has been recognized as one of the top 50 marketers to follow in the world. Jenna is the Founder & Strategy Director at Let’sTalk Strategy providing strategic consultancy services across the digital marketing mix. Jenna is a Chartered Marketer and awarded Fellow of the IDM with over ten years of marketing experience. Jenna has consulted with brands such as Shell, Hilton, and World Duty-Free to name a few on email marketing strategy.
Jenna is an elected member of the prestigious DMA UK Email Marketing Council. Jenna is also a qualified teacher as well as a competent public speaker and publisher, speaking regularly at hundreds of marketing events.
Ms. Sarah Fruy
Organisation: Pantheon Platform
Designation: Director of Partner Marketing
Sarah Fruy is the director of partner marketing, Sarah Fruy oversees co-marketing programs with Pantheon’s strategic agency and technology partners. Prior to this role, Fruy served as the director of brand and digital experience, where she lead the strategy, goals, and road map for Pantheon’s public-facing website, branded assets, and experimentation program. Fruy is a ScrumMaster® and Certified Agile Marketer who joins Pantheon with over 15 years of experience in the marketing, digital publishing, and online advertising industries, along with marketing strategy and digital marketing certifications from Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management. Previously, she worked at emerging media companies, such as Say Media, as well as heritage brands like the San Francisco Chronicle
Mr. Tim Cameron-Kitchen
Designation: Head Ninja
Company Name: Exposure Ninja
Ex-professional drummer, Tim C-K started Digital Marketing Agency Exposure Ninja by accident in 2012. Today, with a team of over 100, they serve SMEs with plain-English digital marketing.
Mr. Simon Beyer
Designation: Partner and Chief Strategy Officer
Simon is by his peers described as one of the most influential persons within the Swedish marketing/advertising space. After working for Google and Philips is Simon now Partner at Ingager, the largest independent Facebook Agency in Europe. Simon is a popular speaker on digital marketing and digitalization. Simon has been speaking for Tesla, NATO, and BMW to name a few. A year ago did Simon publish his first book on digitalization.
Ms. Veronica Holler
Ms. Veronica Holler
Designation: Senior SEO Manager
Organisation Name: UnitedAds
I have been working in SEO and PPC marketing for 12 years. I started as a copywriter and have continuously developed myself further in the direction of SEO and PPC marketing. Over the years I have worked as a digital marketing manager in agencies (Keyword Experte, Webfinden, and right now UnitedAds) and international companies (Videojet, Gruene-Insel GmbH). International SEO, technical SEO, and the optimization of landing pages are one of my priorities as a Senior SEO Manager now. For me, SEO is a whole puzzle and not just individual sub-areas, this is the reason why I trained myself in all areas, content, technology, and user-friendliness. Only when all the pieces of the puzzle come together the rankings get up, and you make money with your website
Ms. Ashley faus
Designation: Content Strategy Lead
Ashley Faus is a marketer, writer, and speaker by day, and a singer, actor, and fitness fiend by night. Her work has been featured in TIME, Forbes, The Journal of Brand Strategy, and MarketingProfs, and she’s shared insights with audiences at Harvard Business Review, INBOUND, and MarketingProfs. She works for Atlassian, a collaboration software maker on a mission to unleash the power of every team.
Ms. Amy Choi
Designation: Director of Brand Partnerships
Organisation Name: Shopstyle
Amy Choi currently is the Director of Brand Partnerships at ShopStyle Collective, a full funnel marketing solution for brands and agencies across verticals of fashion, beauty, lifestyle, CPG and more. With a network of over 30,000 influencers using ShopStyle Collective as a content monetization tool and resource, she spearheads and facilitates strategic partnerships and influencer campaigns informed by true affiliate data, purchasing insights & conversion.
Amy has over 12+ years of extensive partnership and digital marketing expertise, conceptualizing innovative integrated campaigns that drive buzz and build brand equity. She gets a thrill of being innovative yet strategic for her clients, all while being on the forefront of this ever-changing industry.
Mr.Jonas Hagströmer Theodorsson
Designation: Co-Owner, Business Developer Global E-commerce
Jonas is a frequent speaker @Google, Stockholm School of Economics and IHM Business School on topics related to growth for global Ecommerce companies.
Jonas joined Keywordio because he love´s working with extraordinary e-commerce clients in a global environment where the combination of digital talent and AI is the only way to beat the competition
Mr. Romulo Rejoin
Designation: Head of Content Marketing & Communications
Organisation Name: Telefónica
Romulo Rejon is a Marketing & Strategy executive with broad experience across brand and digital content, unlocking creative opportunities in the telco sector in Europe and Latin America.
In his previous role as Head of Content Marketing for B2B at Telefonica, he excelled at reframing complex problems, creating differentiated end-to-end digital strategies. He launched the company’s content platform for SMBs in 14 countries, reaching a record volume of visitors per month and creating a new channel for lead generation.
He reconciles the thought process and problem-solving skills of an engineer with the creativity and storytelling expertise of an actor.
Ms. BLESSY TOWNES
Designation: Vice President & Head of Digital Marketing and Branding
Organisation: Discovery Hospitality
Hospitality leader and APAC Travel speaker with nearly two decades of experience in Digital Marketing and successful portfolio in Search Engine Optimization, PPC, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, E-Commerce and Online Reputation Management. Professor for a Day at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, with Master’s Degree in Advertising.
Ms. Alicja Snarska
Designation: Marketing consultant
Organisation Name: Meritum Cloud Services Ltd
Alicja is always analysing schemes and patterns around her. She started her career in a start-up, then worked for Microsoft, later gained experience running marketing in smaller it companies.
Her passion to communities resulted in opening an NGO aiming at promoting co-living and co-housing.
After hours Alicja studies psychology, cooks Mexican food and watches dog videos online.
Ms. Kath Pay
Designation: CEO, Founder & Author
Organisation: Holistic Email Marketing
Winner of the EEC’s Thought Leader Award 2021 and industry veteran of 23 years, Kath is the founder and CEO of Holistic Email Marketing, a boutique email consultancy. With 10 years on the UK DMA Email Marketing Council, Kath is the author of the best-selling book, Holistic Email Marketing. She is an international keynote speaker, regular blogger, expert contributor, and trainer
Mr. Ljubomir Peric
Designation: Facebook Advertising Expert
Organisation Name: Optiweb
Ljubomir Peric is a young Facebook Advertising & Performance Marketing Expert, with more than 7 years of experience in the Digital Marketing space. He has gained priceless experience by managing more than 100 Facebook ad accounts in different niches and generated more than $40 million in revenue. My main area of expertise are Facebook/Instagram advertising, Social Media Advertising, eCommerce Performance Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization.
Mr. Xavier Moreano
Xavier Moreano is an explorer of strategies, insights and new ways of do more and better, applying innovation to business models, strategy and marketing through technology, management 3.0 and agile methodologies. Passionate about marketing, technology and innovation, with more than 18 years of experience directing the corporate and competitive strategy of large tech companies, creating value and sustained growth. He had innovated the internet market in Ecuador developing new categories of internet services, new agile ways to market research with data analytics and new models to connect the brand with the market. Is an expert in strategy, marketing, technology, innovation and transformation digital. Today he is CMO of NETLIFE, a secure ultra-high broadband provider, Post grade Professor in UDLA and IEB School, teacher in Digital Entrepreneurship program in CEABAD, Entrepreneur, columnist in Puro marketing and keynote Speaker
Mr. Yandaro Al Amien
Designation: Founder, Chief Culture & Learning Officer
Organisation Name: PopCon
Yandaro Al Amien is one of the founding members of POPCON fest – Southeast Asia School for Business Influencer.
In 2020 he was listed as one of the Top 70 Rising Personalities on LinkedIn by Marketing in Asia.
He is a certified NLP Master Coach and Barrett Culture Consultant and Certified Motivational Profiler with more than 18 years’ of experience in facilitating and coaching leaders, team and cultural transformation initiatives across organization within Southeast Asia.
To date, he has trained more than 100,000 individuals from all walks of life, before deciding to embark on a journey in developing Thought leadership and Authority Building through the LinkedIn platform.
He has also founded several businesses and community engagement activities with a strong background in People and Organizational Development.
He is currently the Co-Host of #justlanggar show!
Ms. Anwuli Opene-Awogu
Designation: Brand & Communications Manager
Organisation: GAIA AFRICA
Anwuli Awogu is a Brand & Communications Expert with experience in managing brands across different industries. She is currently the Brand and Communications Manager at GAIA AFRICA, a members only club for Africa’s top 5% of female C-suite Executives, Business Founders and Creatives. She provides strategic communications for organizations, helping them develop and implement robust brand and communications strategy. She is also adept in social media, copywriting, negotiations, and storytelling. Anwuli has a Law degree from the University of Benin, a Mini-MBA from Tekedia Institute and is currently running a Master’s in public and International Affairs at the University of Lagos. She has successfully executed projects for brands like FilmoRealty, SME100Africa, 100women, Bilateral Communications amongst others. She is a contributor to several blogs including Bellanaija , one of the leading entertainment blogs in Nigeria. She also serves as Brand Consultant to several SMEs. Anwuli has interviewed industry Thought leaders and CEOs like Charles Odii, Yemi Faseun and former CEO of Wolcott Niepce Limited. In her spare time, she loves to play tennis and enjoys curating fashion pieces.
Mr. Sumukh Lohani
Designation: Digital Marketing Analyst
Organisation Name: Covered by SAGE
I’m Sumukh Lohani, and I’ve been involved in Digital Marketing for the past 5 years. My expertise lies in all things content, but I’m also well versed in areas such as social media marketing, advertising, media buying, and more. Currently, I work as a Digital Marketing Analyst in an up-and-coming insurance business. I take pride in the fact that I’ve ranked a substantial number of keywords in the top 3 positions in SERP, including snippets and knowledge cards. Besides work, I’m a fur daddy to an adorable cat called Mischi, and I enjoy gaming and astrology. Most recently, I’ve been particularly fond of Clubhouse.
Ms. Anna Pavlovska
Designation: Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President at VIALET, Lithuania based Fintech
Executive Director with combined FinTech& Commercial Bank& Central Bank experience.
Over 20 years of experience in European Banking, Fintech, Payments, Digital Platforms industries. Particular expertise in the area of innovative payment solutions, digitally enabled payment financial products (digital payment platforms, FX platforms, e-commerce solutions, open banking, innovative payment methods development, AI), acquired in the Business Development, Innovation, Strategy, M&A, Relationship Management, Change Management, International Development, Sales-related roles.
Mr. Fernando Angulo
Designation: Senior Market Research Manager
Organisation Name: Semrush
Fernando Angulo is Senior Market Research at Semrush. He has been with Semrush since the beginning of the company’s marketing efforts and has built its all-star marketing team.
Being one of the most recognized faces of the brand,
Fernando is speaking at 50+ top conferences worldwide each year. Fernando specializes in B2B search marketing, e-commerce, influencer marketing, and trained marketing teams of companies such as Expedia, T-mobile, Henry Schein, and Bing.