Chris Bland - Greenlight
Chris is co-client services director at digital marketing agency Greenlight, where he is jointly responsible for all the client relationships at the agency. Since joining in 2006, he has worked on many of the agency’s key client campaigns including Thomas Cook, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Vodafone, American Express, Procter & Gamble, Santander, Legal & General and Cooperative Financial Services. Chris has worked in online media since 1995, starting at international interactive agency Razorfish. There his first project was to design and build the UK’s first web directory for the Yellow Pages (now Yell.com). He went on to manage online marketing strategy for clients in the UK and Europe including Nokia, Financial Times, NatWest, as well as Diageo and Colgate Palmolive brands. Chris also has a strong understanding of client-side and start-up pressures having worked for a major public sector organisation and having been a co-founder of a specialist tour operator start-up.