Richard Millington is the Founder of FeverBee, a community consultancy, dedicated to changing the way organizations develop communities.
FeverBee helped over 100 organizations develop communities through consultancy, training courses, live events, webinars, and many more resources.
Richard’s blog, FeverBee.com, is the world’s most popular site dedicated solely to applying proven science to build successful communities and is widely cited as best practice for building communities.
Richard is also the author of the book Buzzing Communities: How to build bigger, better, and more active communities.
Kevin Hillstrom is a revered analytics expert with a unique take on the power and limitations of online communities.
Kevin has 25 years of hands-on analytics experience and a proven track record as an Executive at a $10bn a year retailer. Known for optimizing catalog marketing budget, email personalization via segmentation, persona development, and most important, five year sales forecasts that accurately project where your business is headed, given your strategic choices.
Kevin’s blog is one of the most widely read in the marketing industry. Kevin has been interviewed by the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Forbes.
Nathalie Nahai is a Web Psychologist and best-selling author of ‘Webs of Influence: The Psychology of Online Persuasion’ (Pearson).
With a background in psychology, web design and digital strategy, Nathalie coined the term ‘web psychology’ in 2011, defining it as ‘the empirical study of how our online environments influence our attitudes and behaviours’.
Nathalie helps businesses apply scientific rigour to their design and decision-making processes, to achieve better engagement online.
She lectures internationally on the subject of web psychology (audiences include eBay, Harvard Business Review and Google), and has worked with Fortune 500 companies, design agencies and SME’s. Nathalie is also a resident blogger at Psychology Today, and contributes to national publications and radio on the subject of online behaviour and research.
You can tweet to her @TheWebPsych, and check out her website thewebpsychologist.com.
Tamara founded social media management agency eModeration in 2002, with the vision of applying the best moderation and social media management practices of the digital media to branded online channels. Her background is in content management, publishing, consultancy and operations; she worked as the Content Delivery Director for Chello Broadband, and managed the Online Operations team at the BBC, where she supported the pioneering BBC online communities team.
She has extensive experience in community management, social media, crisis management and child safety, and is a member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS), advising the British Government on moderation of communities to help safeguard children. She regularly speaks at conferences and contributes white papers to aid learning and development within the social media industry.
Blaise started his career in Community Management in 2001 and has worked with global brands, startups and charities, in fields such as video gaming, social networking, pharmaceuticals, broadcasting, publishing and ISPs. Blaise currently works as VP of Community at eModeration.
Julie Walker is the founder of Purple Spinnaker a business development consultancy specialising in Social Business Strategy, Innovation and Business Development.
Julie has 20 years’ experience in international senior Business Development, Innovation, Marketing Strategy and Social Media projects, working with clients across various industry sectors, Media and Entertainment, Technology, Legal, Advertising Agencies, Financial Services, Hospitality, Customer Insight, Technology in both blue chip and start-up organisations.
Clients include Ogilvy, Lexis Nexis, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, SDLSM2, Banctec, top 50 Law Firms,
Julie has a track record in identifying and implementing new revenue streams across multiple vertical and geographic markets, through creating innovative products and services, utilising emerging and social technologies to manage innovation and business transformation projects and operationalise new business models.