Nick Watt, Head of Operations, Digital Doughnut
Nick is an award-winning digital marketer and strategist who helps brands and organisations to better understand the impact of digital on consumers and business. Nick’s experience lies in developing strategy and delivering programmes for brands and agencies that helps them to succeed in the new digital economy.
Nick has worked both on client, agency and media side, including senior roles at four start-ups. Clients have included Levi Strauss, Google, Marks and Spencer, Disney, Vodafone, Time Warner, Sony Music Europe, Omnicom DDB, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, Havas Media, Amnesty International, AMV BBDO and L’Oreal.
Matt Banks, Insight and Analytics Partner, Seven Seconds
Matt is the Insight and Analytics Partner at a new ecommerce consultancy called Seven Seconds, with Waitrose being one of its key clients.
Matt’s previous role was as a Senior Consultant at PwC Specialising in Digital Intelligence for clients including, EMAP, British Gas, John Lewis, DeBeers. Prior to this, Matt was a Client Director at Logan Tod for 5 years running digital optimisation and intelligence projects with clients which included HSBC, ASOS and Debenhams Before joining Logan Tod, Matt headed up a Digital Insight Team at Lloyds Banking Group.
Mike Rogers F IDM, Managing Director, Optimize
Mike is Managing Director of Optimize, a specialist search engine marketing and conversion optimisation agency which provides independent SEM services, consultancy and training to clients in the UK and overseas. Services include search engine optimisation, pay per click and Google Analytics. Mike has worked in SEM for over 10 years and has developed and implemented SEO and PPC strategies for clients such as the BBC, Dyson, Kodak, Nationwide, Parcelforce, Toshiba, Yell.com and the YHA.
Aiden Carroll F IDM
Aiden Carroll started out his career intending to be called to the Bar, but fell in love with media along the way.
From early forays into public relations and television, Aiden became an award-winning brand strategist. He believes that brands live and die on their presence and has convinced some very recognisable clients and agencies that this is the case, including Google, Barclays, WPP and Hillary Clinton.
Aiden’s fruitful and periodically globe-trotting career has seen him work with numerous brands in shaping and delivering their digital and advertising strategies.
His work appears in multiple publications from The Independent to The San Francisco Chronicle and he talks and trains constantly, mainly in London & Hong Kong, making a habit of saying yes to interesting opportunities.