Steve Kemish F IDM, Managing Partner, JunctionAgency
Steve is a multi-award-winning marketer and has worked in digital marketing since 1997. He has worked client-side, helped grow a leading email service provider, consulted to numerous clients on digital strategy, and helped build one of the most respected and awarded B2B marketing agencies in the UK.
His passionate and insightful approach has gained him numerous industry awards. In recent years his work has seen wins at the B2B Marketing awards (five times) Database Marketing awards (twice), New Media Age awards, Revolution Digital Marketing awards, CRN awards, IDM Marketing awards, PPA and DMA awards.
He has worked on digital marketing and strategy with many global brands including Motorola, Cisco, ITV, Lego, Skype, British Airways and Oracle.
A highly regarded speaker, lecturer and writer, Steve has worked with the IDM since 2004 on various courses and events and has been invited to speak throughout the world on the subject of digital marketing. He was appointed a Fellow in 2009, making him one of their youngest ever appointments.
As well as his role at Junction he is an IDM tutor, a member of the IDM Digital Council, a guest lecturer at various British universities and a longstanding Superbrands judge.
Stephen Pratley a 20-year veteran of email marketing having sent his first campaign for the publisher Longman in 1995. Since then he has launched the consultancy divisions of three email service providers, sat on the DMA Email Marketing Council and helped dozens of businesses plan execute and measure the returns from their email marketing activity. Stephen has worked with many clients in publishing and retail including Reed Business Information, EMAP, IPC, Debenhams, Argos, Direct Wines and Unilever. After selling Shine Marketing - the retail ecommerce agency he founded in 2007, he consults with marketing service and technology businesses to automate their lead generation and email follow-up processes. He writes and speaks regularly for trade publications, conferences and industry bodies.