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The final panel will be comprised of an inclusive range of individuals to fully represent the industry. Our aim is to give as many diverse voices, i.e. gender, ethnicity, LGBTQ+, different ages/seniority, educational background, people with disabilities a chance to determine the results of this industry-leading event.
Our 2021 Judging Panel
Chief Operating Officer
Ante joined digidip in 2014 after completing his master studies with the goal of making digidip international. Having successfully launched digidip in Germany and France, he continued the company’s expansion to the US and other European markets successfully, for which digidip won multiple awards for being one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
Having worked with a great number of networks, agencies, advertisers, publishers and an endless number of campaigns, Ante has a significant amount of affiliate marketing knowledge from all angles on a global scale.
Head of Affiliate
With over 15 years Affiliate Marketing experience, Chris leads the Affiliate business at Student Beans, the world’s leading student loyalty network.
Prior to joining Student Beans in 2020, Chris held senior management positions across network, agency and merchant sides in both the UK and Asia Pacific.
Childs Farm & Farmologie
Head of Digital & eCommerce
Christiana is currently Head of Digital & eCommerce at Childs Farm & Farmologie, skincare brands for newborns through to adults. Christiana has been in digital marketing since early 2000s and has had a hand in developing the performance marketing programmes and delivering substantial growth for both large brands and early stage start-ups.
Customer and Growth Director
Emilie Mouquot is the Customer and Growth Director at notonthehighstreet. She’s responsible for delivering the strategy for growth channels whilst growing loyalty and retention of customers. Her focus is very much on delivering a great experience that is relevant to customers, and which drives both sales and long term loyalty.
Emilie has experience in managing global large scale marketing strategies in both B2B and B2C environments. She has over 13 years experience in managing multi-million pound budgets and has a proven track record in achieving fast growth and high profitability for the likes of Regus, Momondo and TripAdvisor.
Spark Foundry UK
Head of Paid Search
Currently Head of Paid Search at Spark Foundry UK overseeing the PPC specialism across the agency; leading on the strategy and delivery as well as the development of the Paid Search offering. With 12+ years’ working in digital, I also have experience working in SEO, PPC and Affiliate marketing in my past roles, having spent 7 years working both agency and client side in Australia across a number of verticals including Travel, Retail, Luxury, Education and Finance, before moving to London 6 years ago at which point I joined Spark Foundry.
Digital Marketing Growth Consultant
Leo has worked in digital for over twenty years, successfully launching a number of businesses in that time. In 2004 he ventured into performance marketing, building his company, Artemis8 (re-branded to Found in 2010) from a one-man band into a multi award winning enterprise, taking its place among the first wave of ‘super affiliates’. In 2011, Leo followed his passion for football, co-founding Squawka, the sport’s original data-led publisher, which attracts hundreds of millions of fans from all over the globe to its channels. He is now consulting for a variety of established digital businesses as well as start-ups.
Nando's UK & IRE
Performance Marketing Manager
Lewis has over 8 years experience in performance marketing across multiple UK brands. Most recently he has been transforming the digital marketing capability at Nando’s, leading the key digital media channels such as SEO, PPC, display and social. He continues to deliver year on year growth, whilst designing the future for digital marketing at Nando’s.
Marketing Director - Global Affiliates
Maria has been working in performance marketing for over 17 years with her experience spanning both B2B and B2C. She started in offline marketing, and then quickly progressed into managing all areas of digital from SEM to social. Overseeing multi-million dollar budgets, she successfully launched new channels and incrementally grew mature campaigns.
Recognized for her data driven approach and willingness to push the boundaries with innovative testing. Maria’s current role as a Marketing Director at Viator, sees her lead a team responsible for delivering the global growth strategy across over 15 markets.
Michelle is Ecommerce Director at Lily’s Kitchen, the leading Premium Natural Pet Food brand in the UK. Responsible for the DTC proposition at Lily’s Kitchen, Michelle is an experienced integrated marketing professional who has spent the last 20 years working in digital. She has a track record of driving ecommerce performance through multi-channel strategies.
eBay Partner Network
Richard leads the UK market for the eBay Partner Network. Ensuring efficiency and productivity across a plethora of partners and partner verticals in line with business initiatives and campaigns. Before eBay, he worked within the affiliate industry for about 12 years, as head of affiliate and lead gen for Mindshare UK, head of partner development at CJ UK, and head of European partnerships at Agoda.
All Inclusive Marketing Inc.
Founder & CEO
Sarah is an award-winning business and digital marketing thought leader, ranked in the Top 40 Under 40, Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada, Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs in Canada, and Top 40 Digital Marketing Strategists of 2012 and 2020. She is a recognized expert in affiliate and performance marketing by the New York Times and is listed in the Top 50 Industry Players and Most Influential Affiliate Marketers of 2018 and 2020.
In 2009, Sarah founded (and leads) All Inclusive Marketing (AIM), an award winning affiliate marketing agency known for delivering innovative, experience-driven results led by their team of experts who DIGG every day (Delight, Innovate, Grow and Giveback).
The Influencer Marketing Lab
Scott Guthrie is a professional advisor on influencer marketing, a conference speaker, guest university lecturer, top 10 blogger, host of the Influencer Marketing Lab podcast, media commentator and co-chair of the CIPR influencer marketing panel. Scott has written chapters for five business books on the subject of progressive public relations and influencer marketing plus over 175 blog posts devoted to influencer marketing.
Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Prior to her current role at Expedia Group, Sophie held roles at network, advertiser & publisher side including Affiliate & PCE Manager at John Lewis and Partners and Account Director at AWIN. Now a Senior Manager on the Partnership Enablement and Strategy Team, Sophie is focused on driving strategic initiatives that guide the direction of the Expedia Group Retail Partnerships Team. Sophie enjoys travelling – which, outside of a global pandemic – is now something of a happy occupational hazard. She’s excited to resume these travels in the (hopefully) not too distant future.
Tony has been working in the affiliate industry for almost eight years during which time he has held roles at Santander, Partnerize & TSB. He’s currently responsible for developing Finder’s presence across their banking and investment verticals in the UK. In his spare time Tony enjoys playing golf, shoehorning obscure quotes from ‘The Office’ into everyday conversations and being a secret aviation / infrastructure nerd.