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Meet Your MCs for PI LIVE and the Influencer Marketing Show

Meet Your MCs for PI LIVE and the Influencer Marketing Show

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With less than a week to go until PI LIVE and co-located Influencer Marketing Show, there’s plenty to talk about, including our great host of MCs that will be taking to the stages at the two-day event. Let us introduce our MCs...

Day One

9:30-12:40

Tim Flagg will be kicking things off on the morning of Day 1 and Day 2 on the Dome Stage. Tim has over 19 years experience in senior marketing and commercial roles and is co-founder of Advantagious. As well as being a regular speaker, Flagg is the host of ClickZ's Digital Marketing Podcast with over 14,000 listeners worldwide, making him a brilliant fit for the job in hand. Sessions he’ll be covering include Cally Beaton’s keynote discussion on Cutting Through the Corporate Bullshit and Sarah Bundy’s opening keynote on Global Publisher Trends in Performance.  

Meanwhile, over on the Pavillion Stage will beJames Little, who has been at TopCashback for seven years and seen the UK cashback site grow from 750 thousand UK members to over 10 million global members. He has spoken and moderated at events all over the world and at PI LIVE, his sessions include Dale Lovell’s session 10 Trends in Native for 2019 and How to Profit From Them, and Matt Bailey’s session on Why the Future of Advertising is Feed Based.

With his insight and knowledge, Luke Judge will be on the Dome Stage covering sessions from Influencer Marketing: A Global Disruption Driving Local Relevance delivered by Mike Hondorp, to Context is Everything from specialists at Yieldify. Judge is the CEO of award-winning digital specialists, NMPi, and has led the company through ambitious expansion to increase their global footprint.

2:00-5:10

After lunch, Andy Barr will be on the Main Stage on the afternoon of Day 1 and Day 2. He is the co-founder and MD of 10 Yetis, a digital agency with a strong public relations and social media heritage. Barr has spoken at conferences around the world on PR, social media, video and influencer marketing campaigns. A massive fan of puns and the term “dark social”, Barr will oversee the likes of Shed Simove’s keynote session on Unlocking Your Creativity, and Robert Levenhagen’s Solving the $500 Million Influencer Fraud Problem session.

Guests can see Vix Leytonon the Pavillion Stage moderating sessions like Tribe’s Content Crisis: How Your Customers WIll Save Your Butt, and Robert Glazer’s How to Build a World-Class High-Performance Culture. Leyton has been leading comms in the performance space for nine years, from her current role at Decision Tech, to Quidco, the international cashback portal. She's an expert on consumer trends, new comms channels and influencer marketing, and a specialist in strategies for retaining consumers who have never had more choice.

Known as 'The Voice,’ Julia Smith is a regular media commentator and often invited to speak at major conferences on issues surrounding brand safety and ad trading. Smith is an independent digital consultant specialising in the likes of brand safety, fraud prevention, motivational speaking, ad trading and digital strategy. She’ll be on the Dome Stage moderating sessions such as Stacey MacNaught’s session on Adopting the Consumer Mindset for Your SEO Strategy and Ben Alwin’s session called Pinterest - is it Search or Social?

Day Two

9:30-12:40

Flagg will be the MC for four sessions on the Main Stage on the morning of Day 2.

Bright and early on Day 2, Matt Bailey will join much-anticipated speakers Wura Sanusi from the ASA, Aiden Carroll, co-founder of The Coloring In Department and Scott Guthrie from CampaignDeus on the Pavilion Stage to talk about all things influencer transparency and authenticity. With a 15-year career spanning roles in affiliate networks, agencies and as a member of the founding team at Partnerize, Bailey now heads up UK sales and operations at Productsup. Productsup is a market leading SaaS platform for management, optimisation and distribution of product feeds.

Laura Crimmons is the founder of Silverthorn, a PR, social and content agency that sparks conversations and engagement to get brands talked about in all the right places.She won PR Moment’s Young Professional of the Year 2017, was named in The Drum’s 2018 and 2017 50 Women in Digital Under 30 and was shortlisted for the CIPR’s Outstanding Young Communicator 2017. See her up on the Dome Stage, covering sessions such as Marin Software’s Let’s Talk Amazon and Scrunch’s Executing a Data-Driven Approach to Influencer Marketing.

Julia Smith will be moderating the Making Sense of Your Data to Drive Growth session in the morning over on the Pavilion Stage.

2:00-4:10

After lunch, Dominic Baliszewski will be taking over the Pavilion Stage. He has over a decade of experience in affiliates and is currently head of new ventures at Decision Tech and a regular commentator in the national press. A talented and charismatic speaker, he talks passionately and engagingly on industry issues, as well as strategic ways to solve them. Join him in sessions such as Adidas’ Blueprint for the Future of Affiliate Marketing and CJ Affiliate’s Making TUI Famous Fast

Later on, Barr is also moderating three sessions in the afternoon on the Main Stage.

The MCs will be using sli.do to present your questions to the speakers, so make sure you download the app for a chance to ask those all-important questions.

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Joele Forrester

Joele Forrester

Joele is the latest recruit for the editorial team at PerformanceIN, and reports on the latest day-to-day news updates from the world of digital marketing, while also carrying out social media promotion, live reporting of events, writing feature articles and interviewing key industry players and stakeholders.

Joele enjoys living in Bristol and often returns to her Devon roots to enjoy the great outdoors. After graduating with a publishing and creative writing degree, Joele began her career in lifestyle publishing. She is now looking to hone her digital publishing and marketing skills at PerformanceIN.  


 

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