Speakers

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!

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Ms. Amanda Nelson

Senior Director, Salesforce

Ms.Amanda Nelson

Designation: Senior Director, Community Marketing
Organisation: Salesforce

Bio:
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

Founder & CEO, Webmart

Dr. Simon Biltcliffe

Designation:Founder & CEO
Organisation: Webmart

Bio:
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

Director, Cornett

Mr. Jason Falls

Designation: Director
Company Name: Cornett

Bio:
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

Digital Strategist, pulse

Ms. Omoyeme Anofojie

Organisation: pulse
Designation: Digital Strategist

Bio:
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. Thokozani Unyolo

Head of Marketing and Communication, Standard Bank Group

Ms. Thokozani Unyolo

Designation: Head, Marketing and Communication
Organisation: Standard Bank Group

Bio:
Thokozani Unyolo is a seasoned Pan African Marketing and Communications Executive with 17 years of Marketing and Sales, Brand building, Re-branding, Marketing Campaign Execution, Product Innovation, Development, and Employee Engagement and Management experience with an outstanding track record of excellence in execution and success in a competitive multi-national landscape across 10 African nations and multiple key sectors of the economy.

Thokozani has Multi-sectoral experience and has held several positions spanning from Marketing and Sales Officer at Malswitch, Senior Brands Manager (Coca-Cola and all local Non-Alcoholic Beverages) at Coca-Cola franchise, Products Manager, Data and Vas Manager, Head of Data and High-Value Segment as well as Group Marketing Country Delivery Manager in the Telecommunications industry namely Celtel, Zain, Airtel Malawi, and Airtel Africa HQ looking after Ghana, Rwanda, DRC, Gabon, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Malawi, and Uganda. She has led strategic and breakthrough projects across the organisation that has led to a significant impact on the business in terms of revenues and Brand.

This has been affirmed through winning several accolades such nominated as Top 7 Talent in Airtel Africa Group as well as her selection as the First Female Marketer of the Year in Malawi in 2017 as well as 2020 and was the first female to win this award in the history of Malawi.

She is currently the Head Brand and Marketing for Standard Bank PLC in Malawi.
In her personal capacity, she spears head a social initiative called GirlsTime whose mission is to empower girls to create their own opportunities for life success through contributing to their community as young leaders guided by mentors dedicated to expanding their horizons.

The initiative provides reusable sanitary pads to less privileged girls and providing information on menstrual hygiene management, role modeling for rural girls and for urban girls provides a platform to grow each other and a networking platform to leverage from each other’s experiences and skills.

Ms. Jenna Tiffany

Founder & Strategy Director, Let'sTalk Strategy

Ms. Jenna Tiffany

Designation: Founder & Strategy Director
Company Name: Let’sTalk Strategy

Bio:
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

Director of Partner Marketing, Pantheon Platform

Ms. Sarah Fruy

Organisation: Pantheon Platform
Designation: Director of Partner Marketing

Bio:
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

Ms. Sarah Sal

Facebook Ads Specialist, Hootsuite

Ms. Sarah Sal

Designation: Facebook Ads Specialist
Organisation: Hootsuite

Bio:
Sarah’s a Facebook Ads Specialist at Hootsuite & AdEspresso. With 7 figures in Facebook ads spent under her belt in 10+ years, she’s run ads for companies like ClickFunnels and Strategyzer. When she started running ads for the latter, they struggled to make $0.40 for each $1 spent on ads, and she moved them to $18 for each $1 spent.

She’s written on Facebook ad testing, strategy, and execution for AdEspresso, Agorapulse, Blitzmetrics, Copyhackers, ActiveCampaign, AdWeek, Jon Loomer’s Power Hitters Club, and the likes. And she’s even presented inside Perry Marshall’s iconic 80/20 Facebook ads course.

Mr. Tim Cameron-Kitchen

Head Ninja, Exposure Ninja

Mr. Tim Cameron-Kitchen

Designation: Head Ninja
Company Name: Exposure Ninja

Bio:
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

Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, Ingager

Mr. Simon Beyer

Designation: Partner and Chief Strategy Officer
Organisation: Ingager

Bio:
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.

Mr. Tshepo Charles Matlou

Head of Marketing and Communications, Jurni South Africa

Mr. Tshepo Charles Matlou

Designation: Head of Marketing & Communications
Organisation: Jurni South Africa

Bio:
Tshepo Matlou heads marketing and communications for Jurni in South Africa; he graduated with a Masters in Leadership and Management, Diploma in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Management Advanced Programme, and Advanced Public Management Development Program amongst others qualifications. He is an internationally accredited Executive Coach.

He is passionate about empowering people and their businesses using technical and transferring skills in digital marketing which support businesses to stay relevant online. He has acquired over 18 years of management and executive experience in multiple sectors within South Africa.

Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, he is a prudent executive and an inspiring leader with a business mindset that see the “big picture” in a variety of settings. He takes action to enhance the company’s cash flow while keeping the human factor in perspective with the goal of driving the company’s development and guide it towards long-term success.

Jurni is a Travel and Tourism Data Management Company which implements National Tourism Visitor Information Systems by ensuring that relevant technology solutions are built to meet industry needs with the ultimate goal of collecting and showcasing meaningful travel and tourism data. This includes the development of an unbiased, consolidated and comprehensive data hub that will deliver credible data that can be distilled to a local and regional level, an SMME property management system that will level the playing field for the entire tourism sector, and an informative visitor portal (marketing channel) that will allow travelers to discover everything South Africa has to offer.

Ms. Veronica Holler

Senior SEO Manager, UnitedAds

Ms. Veronica Holler

Designation: Senior SEO Manager
Organisation Name: UnitedAds

Bio:
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

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