With more than 15 years’ experience in digital marketing, James Dempster is the Managing Director of Cobb Digital; a multi award winning digital marketing agency based in Brighton. He delivers keynote speaking on a variety of issues around Digital marketing; including successful email marketing, SEO that works as well as advising on future trends in the industry.

James Dempster: Digital Marketer

His outstanding talk on what the Ancient Greeks taught us linked in to modern day digital communication; was met with widespread appeal and critical acclaim. This special keynote was inspired by James’s love of history. Also his ability to see running themes throughout the age which still impact us today.

South Coast Move

James was born and raised in North West London; before moving to Liverpool to study Archaeology at Liverpool University and finally settling in West Sussex, just along the coast from Brighton.

James has a passion for history (and marketing) and some of the favourite talks he has delivered are:

  • What was good for the Greeks is good for Google
  • What the ancient Greeks taught us about digital marketing
  • Using Homer to tell better digital stories

As well as this James is an engaging and fun facilitator; specialising in making both the audience and guests feel at ease and entertained.

James Dempster: Speaker

Since settling on the coast and founding Cobb Digital in 2013; James has become a seasoned keynote speaker across the South East and beyond. Having entertained audiences at TedX, Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, Sussex Cricket Club; as well as various business engagements and training sessions. James is a lively, engaging and charismatic speaker who is sure to delight any crowd; as he strikes just the right balance between host, and, when appropriate, all out entertainer. Be sure to ask him about his role as Lord Voldemort in the Brighton Business pantomime!

Brighton Summit

In October 2019 James MC’d Brighton Summit, interviewing Kamal Ahmed and Gina Miller live on stage; in front of a 500 strong crowd and received rave reviews.

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