1. Mike Bracken

The executive director of Government Digital Services, is a headline speaker.

GDS has been the poster child of digital transformation. Not to be missed.

2. Laura Wade-Gery

The exec director of multichannel ecommerce at M&S, is also a headline speaker.

It’s been a big year for M&S with the revamp of many stores and a new website and contact centres.


3. Aaron Eccles

This is the man behind Cancer Research UK’s #nomakeupselfie campaign. Read about how his team engineered the fundraising phenomenon.

4. Kenny Jacobs

The CMO of Ryanair, will be speaking. With the launch recently of Ryanair Labs, there’s certainly plenty afoot in Dublin. 

ryanair labs 

5. Lars Silberbauer-Anderson

LEGO’s global head of social media is speaking! If you aren’t familiar with Lego’s social activity, it’s awesome, so hopefully Lars will have lots to say. 


6. Elinor Bateman

Elinor is head of the brand for ITV Research & Planning (services & strategy hub). With such changing times for TV and subscription media, see what she has to say about ITV’s audience. 

7. Rob Grimshaw

The MD of FT.com is in the speaker line-up. With lots of interesting innovations in content and advertising at the FT, you don’t want to miss it.

ft ads

8. Alastair Campbell

Introducing day two.

9. Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat

We have RS Components’ global head of IT (marketing & ecommerce) in the line-up. RS Components is doing amazing stuff in B2B (from automation to social) and was a double award winner at last year’s Digitals.

rs components tweet 

10. Albert Hogan

The head of digital strategy at Universal Pictures, will hopefully bring some of the glamour of silver screen to the stage.

There are lots more speakers, of course. See the current line-up at the Festival website, with more to be confirmed.