Founder
Polemic Digital

Barry Adams is a seasoned SEO, active in the industry since 1998. As the founder of award-winning specialised SEO consultancy Polemic Digital he delivers world-class SEO and digital strategy services to clients worldwide.

Barry is passionate about educating the next generation of marketers, providing lectures on SEO and digital marketing for Ulster University, Queen's University Belfast, and the Digital Marketing Institute. He travels the world to speak at digital conferences such as Pubcon, BrightonSEO, SEO Campus, and Learn Inbound, and is a Co-Chief Editor at award-winning European digital marketing blog State of Digital.

Judging panel

Paul Mead

Founder & Chairman
VCCP Media

Guy Donnelly

Digital Healthcare Expert
GSK, Novartis, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, NHS & many more

Gemma Richards

Global Head of Paid Search
Getty Images

Matt Bush

Country Sales Director
Google

Jon Myers

Chief Growth Officer
DeepCrawl

Jonathan Beeston

Board Director and Advisor
Croud

Oscar Romero

Head of Biddable (International)
Starcom Mediavest Performics

Duke Tanson

Head of Digital Marketing
boohoo

Ravleen Beeston

UK Head of Sales
bing

Ben Irons

Head of Digital
Notonthehighstreet.com

Daniel Gilbert

CEO
Brainlabs Digital

Ciaran Murphy

Director of Recruitment and Training
Wolfgang Digital

Paul McCallum

Media Performance Director
The Economist

Hannah Kimuyu

Director of Paid Media, Director of Audience Insights & Data Management
Greenlight Digital

Stuart Bryce

Senior Digital Marketing Manager
Canon Europe

Edward (Teddie) Cowell

SEO Director UK and International
MediaCom UK

Christopher Pearce

Search and Affiliate Lead
Vodafone UK