Speakers


Speakers

An artist and a technologist, all rolled into one, Michael King recently founded boutique digital marketing agency, iPullRank. Mike consults with companies all over the world, including brands ranging from SAP, American Express, HSBC, SanDisk, General Mills, and FTD, to a laundry list of promising startups and small businesses. Mike has held previous roles as Marketing Director, Developer, and tactical SEO at multi-national agencies such as Publicis Modem and Razorfish. Effortlessly leaning on his background as an independent hiphop musician, Mike King is a dynamic speaker who is called upon to contribute to conferences and blogs all over the world.

Mark is a creative content consultant. He established and built the content team at Distilled over a period of 5 years before leaving to start his own business in 2016. He now trains in-house and agency content teams to come up with better content ideas.

He has spoken at marketing conferences worldwide, including HubSpot's Inbound conference, SearchLove, and Turing Fest. His presentation, ‘How to produce better content ideas’ has been a viral hit itself, gaining more than 2.5 million views online.

Kirsty Hulse is the founder and MD of Manyminds Digital, the digital marketing, agency made entirely of expert, independent resource. With a decade's experience, she has defined search strategies for some of the world's leading brands. Her current focus is on creative, cost effective content campaigns that earn links and drive conversion.
Lisa Myers is the CEO and Founder of Award Winning International SEO & Content Marketing Agency; Verve Search, based in London, UK. Lisa has been working in Marketing since 2001, and within SEO since 2005. She is a regular speaker at Digital Marketing conferences worldwide, and contributes regularly to the digital marketing press, both on and off-line, as well as authoring several best practise guides and whitepapers for industry associations including eConsultancy. She is also the founder of Women in Search and co-founded StateofSearch.com (now known as State of Digital).
Pete Campbell is the Managing Director of the award-winning company Kaizen. He has worked with global brands such as River Island, Symantec and 888.com on innovative SEO & Content Marketing campaigns. He built his first website at 11 and pretends not to be totally addicted to video games. Pete is a regular speaker at digital marketing conferences including SMX, BrightonSEO & SEMDays.
James is a multi-discipled SEO (creatively geeky) who loves to understand how things work and rail against 'impossible'. His concentration is on where SEO might be years from now and how he can work towards making that happen faster.
Willard Foxton has been a journalist both in TV and Print for 13 years. He wrote regularly on Technology for the Daily Telegraph from 2012-2016 and has written articles for all other national newspapers at one time or another. He's also worked for a bewildering array of magazines over the years, from top titles (Spectator Life, Rock Sound, Edge, Elle) to the sort of thing that crops up on the Have I Got News for you missing words round (Chambers Report, International Tunnels & Tunnelling, Global Slag). On TV, his credits include multiple episodes of C4's Dispatches and BBC Panorama, as well as long running series, including WHAT BRITAIN'S BUYING with Mary Portas. He developed 3 series of the BBC3's REGGIE YATES: EXTREME, which won Broadcast and RTS awards, and has been nominated for a BAFTA.
Originally from Buenos Aires, Gisele is the Director of Operations at NeoMam Studios. With a background in SEO and link building, she’s worked as a digital PR strategist for a number of agencies around the world. After 2 years of heading NeoMam’s outreach team, she currently leads the agency’s production and promotion teams – from ideation to digital PR – with one goal in mind: consistently getting NeoMam's content featured on the media.
James is a Senior Outreach Manager at Verve Search and a highly creative, driven and forward thinking digital marketer with almost a decade of experience in SEO and content marketing-focused roles. Having worked both agency and client-side, he has a solid track-record of securing top-tier coverage and subsequent links from the likes of the BBC, Forbes, Mashable and Guardian Online to name a few.
Bobbi is an SEO and Content Executive at MVF, one of the UK’s fastest growing tech companies. Her outreach campaigns are strongly data driven and have been featured in publications such as Fast Company, Inc. and The Huffington Post. A huge film nerd, Bobbi is constantly trying to figure out how to work Marvel references into B2B campaigns.
Hannah spent 7 years working in offline marketing (they just called it ‘marketing’ back then) until her fairy godmother told her that the internet was the future. Not one to ignore such sage advice, she made the switch to online in 2007. By day she’s Head of Creative at Verve Search, and by night she dreams of owning a book shop. Her work for clients has won multiple awards, and she’s spoken at numerous conferences, including MozCon, SMX, SearchLove, and BrightonSEO. She can be found being somewhat professional on LinkedIn and markedly less so on Twitter.
Paul May is the co-founder and CEO of BuzzStream, the outreach CRM for digital PR and link building. Founded in 2008, BuzzStream is used by over 2,000 customers worldwide. Paul has spent the last 20 years either starting companies or working in early stage startups. He was the first employee at support.com and was a key contributor to the company’s growth from a pre-product startup to a public company. He’s held positions in marketing, product management, business development and sales at BMC Software, Tonic (acquired by Symantec), AlterPoint (acquired by Versata), and Pluck (acquired by Demand Media).