Meet our speakers

So far we have announced 2 of our 4 keynote speakers.

Take a look at their bios below:

PR Smith

PR Smith is an international speaker, marketer, author, TED Talker (6 books in 8 languages including Digital Marketing Excellence; Marketing Communications and the SOSTAC® Guide To Writing Your Perfect Digital Marketing Plan). Paul is founder of the SOSTAC® planning framework voted in the Top 3 Business Models worldwide by the Chart. Inst. of Marketing and adopted by companies like Linkedin, KPMG and start-ups.

Ian Shepherd

Over the last 25 years, Ian Shepherd has served as Chief Operating Officer of Odeon (Europe’s largest cinema business), CEO of Game Group (a pan-European retailer with over 1300 stores) and held senior commercial and retail leadership roles for world-leading brands including Vodafone and Sky TV.

Over that period, he has seen the seismic shift from ‘analogue to digital’ in multiple industries along with the changes in consumer behaviour that followed. He has seen businesses grow and succeed, but also seen businesses challenged and ultimately defeated by those changing consumer needs. Now writing, consulting and advising a range of businesses including retailers, investors and innovative start-ups, Ian is also the author of Reinventing Retail.

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