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Your Squared Online Trainers

During the Squared Online Digital Marketing Course, you'll have live online classes every fortnight. These are hosted by our enthusiastic expert facilitators with years and years of experience!

We’ve essentially hand-picked some of the best digital marketers around to share best practices and some of their experience of working with global brands. Check some of them out below... 

Martin Talks

Martin Talks is a future-focused digital leader and one of our most experienced expert speakers. 

As an entrepreneur, he has IPO'd a finance company on the London Stock Exchange and then founded and sold a global digital marketing agency. 

He then became Global Digital Lead for a global marketing group representing clients from eBay to Coca Cola and Novartis to Nivea. 

Since then, he has made everything from virtual reality viewers to coded chatbots. He has also found the time to write a future fiction novel, Blinky's Law, that imagines how emerging technology plays out in the future. He says: 'The future mindset is here, it's just not evenly distributed' and he is keen on ensuring that as many people as possible are enabled to thrive in an increasingly digital world.

Anna S E Lundburg

Anna started her career in beauty and luxury brand building, specialising in digital marketing. At multinational Procter & Gamble (P&G), she headed up the Digital Centre of Excellence for the Prestige Products department, designing the vision, strategy and training programme for the multi-functional organisation as well as consulting internally on leading brands.

She left P&G to start her own business in 2012, providing consulting and training to help businesses with their digital strategies and capability building.

Anna is the founder of One Step Outside, where she combines her branding and marketing expertise with life coaching to mentor and advise entrepreneurs.

Nicholas Villani

After playing a pivotal role in building the award winning Squared Online programme for Google, he became passionate about helping businesses transform in times of change and is a skilled coach in agile methodology, disruptive technology and leading teams through transformation. 

Nick has a wealth of experience in digital leadership consulting and training across a wide range of sectors including FMCG, telecommunications, technology, insurance, banking and pharmaceuticals. In addition to his consultative work, he is heavily involved in three start-up ventures; Isle of Eden (Sunglasses), Camp Wildfire (Festivals) and Coteam (Workplace Wellness). 

Andrew Lloyd Gordon

Andrew is a qualified Business Psychologist and professional marketer. After a spell in the military, he studied psychology at The University of Liverpool before studying Organisation Studies at Warwick Business School.

As a leader, manager and consultant he has worked with a range of B2B, B2C and public sector organisations both large and small. These include organisations such as Hitachi, Scope, Hearst Magazines, the Cabinet Office, Instron PLC, Mira, the British Red Cross, Reed Business Information, Dentsply, the Royal Academy of Engineering, Vodafone, Lloyds TSB, Dyson, the University of Cambridge and many others.

Andrew, who is entirely made out of cardboard, tries and fails to keep fit. Has a bucket list longer than his arm and hopes one day to re-grow the hair on his head.

Barbara Pezzi

Barbara spent over 20+ years working in the hospitality industry and spent the last 18 years in digital marketing and analytics.

In 2017 she set up her own consulting practice specialising in Search, CRO and Digital Analytics and has been fortunate to work with a variety of companies of all sizes across various industries, from B2B to B2C.

She is partciularly passionate about data and helping clients optimise their websites and digital campaigns.

Gina Wessels

Gina is a strategic digital marketing and digital transformation consultant with over 17 years’ global experience across a range of industries including luxury hospitality and travel, airline, restaurant and catering, green coffee, wine, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and telecoms.

She has extensive experience consulting for clients helping to define and build their marketing strategies as well as developing and delivering digital transformation. Clients include Google, Shell, GSK, Estee Lauder, Syngenta and Groupe SEB and Gina has trained over 10,000 people face-to-face and online.

Gina has been a partner of the Google Digital Academy for over 4 years where she delivers Brand, Mobile, Programmatic and the Executive Leadership Transformation labs on behalf of Google for their most prestigious clients. 

She has also recently been invited as one of a handful of selected licensed partners to rollout these programs outside of Google and has been selected as one of 15 external consultants to join Google’s Master Faculty.

Chris Perks

Chris is a skilled expert in digital business and marketing strategy, lean start up practices, growth accelerations, transformation initiatives and more. 

He has a straightforward, and direct approach to growth, change, transformation and the effective use of technology to empower the enterprise. Chris is a highly experienced educator and executive facilitator helping senior leaders and extended leadership teams uncover hidden value in the enterprise and implement strategies that deliver sustainable business growth.

Over the past 17 years he has worked with a range of brands, agencies, industry trade bodies and technology leaders around the world to deliver executive education programs, enterprise level training, consultancy services and service delivery across EMEA. Some of his clients include L’Oréal, Google, Puma, Heineken, Pepsi Co, Telia, IAB, Virgin Media, Disney, McDonalds, Renault, EA Games, Penguin Random House, Adidas, Henkel and so many more.