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Dan Cobley    

Marketing Director at Google; TED speaker

Dan Cobley is Managing Director of Google in the UK & Ireland the biggest market for Google outside the US and the most advanced major country in terms of e-commerce and online advertising spending.

Cobley joined Google as Marketing Director, UK, Ireland and Benelux in May of 2006, and was promoted to VP Marketing, Northern and Central Europe in late 2010. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of European business and consumer marketing at Google. He moved to the UK MD role in October 2011.

Previously, Cobley was VP of Brand and Marketing for Capital One Europe where he spent three years and helped make the company the U.K.s leading new card issuer. Before that he served two years as marketing director at Ask Jeeves, working in the U.K. and the U.S.

Earlier, Cobley spent five years with Pepsi and Walkers in various marketing and operations roles, and worked as a strategy consultant with Monitor Company, an oil exploration engineer in Pakistan with Schlumberger.

He has co-founded multiple businesses, including ClearScore, BixFiTech, SalaryFinance, and Koodoo Mortgages, and is supporting the growth of Liberis, Tully and Moulr Finance. He is also an adviser/investor to startups including Qubit, Onfido, Hivelearning, PersonalBoardroom, Instrumental and more.

Cobley is on the board of the Marketing Society, a trustee of the Charities Technology Trust and on the advisory board of Telegraph Media Group. He is a regular speaker at conferences and events, and has spoken at TED and keynoted the McKinsey CMSO summit. Cobley has a first degree in physics from Oxford and a masters in management from Cambridge.

News


Perks for employees and how Google changed the way we work ...

Dan Cobley, the search giant's UK managing director, told a conference of business leaders at the Albert Hall in London this week that Google's meal-time lines ...

Google's UK base will have room for 4,500 employees - Business ...

Dan Cobley, Google UK's managing director, said: "Building our new headquarters in King's Cross is good for Google and good for London." Independent ...

Google to build 1-million-square-foot headquarters in London - UPI ...

"Building our new headquarters in King's Cross is good for Google and good for London," Google's United Kingdom General Manager Dan Cobley said. "We're ...

Senior industry figures join online customer data platform in advisory ...

Dan Cobley, Google's UK and Ireland Managing Director, Richard Eyre, Chairman of the IAB, and Big Data expert Peter Elleby, CTO of digital agency Greenlight ...

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