|Job Title||Founder and Editor in Chief|
|Registered Since||5 Jan 2004|
|Areas of Expertise||Content Marketing and Strategy, Ecommerce, Multichannel Marketing, Strategy & Operations, Online PR|
Ian creates and transforms digital businesses in retail and publishing.
Ian works to create sizeable and demanding businesses from initial idea, or to effect a step-change within complex, multi-stakeholder enterprises: working with the board and either directly leading teams or mentoring senior internal leaders.
Ian has been responsible for P&Ls from £5m to £400m within organisations of up to £3.3bn turnover. Since 1991 Ian has operated at Board level, either as director, CEO or investor.
Ian now works as an executive (leading business transformation at Board level), non-executive (working with Board and CEOs to build businesses) and investor (founding and growing early-stage companies).
Ian is committed to skills and peer development within industry sector. Ian founded InternetRetailing (with Mark Pigou), the European eCommerce Forum (with Joris Beckers), the UK’s first Diploma in Internet Retailing (with e-consultancy.com) and RetailGreen.eu. Ian is a course assessor for the Masters in Digital Marketing and a tutor on the PPA’s Diploma in Digital Publishing.
Ian is a regular keynote speaker and conference chair, providing insight and stimulus on ecommerce, the attention economy, open standards, future developments and today’s demanding digital customers. Recent engagements include e-consultancy, Adobe/Scene 7, Bazaarvoice, Sky, London College of Fashion and Google UK.
Ian’s skills encompass technology (Chartered IT Professional, Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society), marketing, commerce and finance (Chartered Professional) and business-wide innovation.
Previously he was Group E-commerce Director for Littlewoods Shop Direct Group where he grew online revenues to £400m per annum. Before that Ian was Head of Online Operations at the BBC, establishing the team that built over 400 BBC websites. Ian was also Business Development Director for Thomson Science & Professional, is a non-executive Director of Business Link for London, and founder of the European eCommerce Forum.
When not tending his single olive tree Ian can be found at www.innoparticularorder.com.
InNoParticularOrder - my weblog.
Internet Retailing portal
Internet Retailing is the portal for the UK's etailers and mutichannel retailers. In addition to news analysis you can also subscribe to the print magazine and see details of our annual industry conference.
My 'twits' ;)
My 'homepage' and business information.
Education and Qualifications
See www.linkedin.com/in/ianjindal or www.ianjindal.com for details...
Chartered Accountant (ACA)
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)
Blog comments by Ian Jindal
- 20 heinous examples of PR and social media jargon, 4 Feb 2013
- Twitter is about to jump the shark, says expert, 17 Mar 2009
- And so it begins, 13 Oct 2008
- House of Fraser - a user experience review, 16 Oct 2007
- Web 2.0 needs to lose the social software thing, please, 14 Sep 2006
- Why aren't there more online marketing strategy consultants?, 17 Aug 2006
Forum posts by Ian Jindal
- Online forums and Bulletin Boards - build your own or get off the shelf?, 18 Jul 2006
- E-Commerce Design Patterns, 16 May 2006
- Web 2.0 - what's the business case?, 14 Feb 2006
- Web 2.0 - what's the business case?, 10 Feb 2006
- Web 2.0 - setting dangerous expectations?, 6 Dec 2005