Robert Thurner F IDM, Burn The Sky
Robert Thurner F IDM is a recognised expert in mobile marketing, mCommerce and mobile CRM, working across markets throughout EMEA, North & Central America, and Asia Pacific.
He is Founder and Managing Partner of Burn The Sky, the digital consultancy which helps organisations plan and deliver first class customer experiences on smartphones and tablets
Immersed in the world of mobile for over 10 years, Rob works with clients including American Express, CVC Capital Partners, GSK, Heineken, HSBC, Jaguar, John Lewis, M&S, Paddy Power, PwC and SkyBet.
Rob designs and delivers in-house workshops and online digital training for clients direct and on behalf of the IDM. He consistently receives excellent feedback from the 500 people he trains each year.
Rob Manning F IDM, PG Dip IDM, Strategy Director and Vice President, Jacob Bailey Group
Rob began his career in marketing communications in 2000, joining award-winning brand and direct response agency Jacob Bailey in 2003 where he is now Group Account Director. Rob heads up Jacob Bailey’s London office, handling integrated strategic direct response campaigns for big brand clients like AXA, BT, E.ON, Barclaycard and National Express – and was awarded the Top Student Distance Learning Award by the IDM in 2005. A web specialist, Rob has embedded digital marketing as a core competence within the company, helping to raise the eMarketing performance bar for some of the UK’s biggest companies. Rob recognises the direct link between emerging technology and marketing effectiveness – and has applied it to help make Jacob Bailey a recognised leader in this field.