What makes Christer Holloman unique as a speaker is that he not only writes and talks about technology trends but also regularly consults for major businesses and start-ups on how to take advantage and monetise these opportunities. This means he will not be providing theories, but instead tried and tested hands-on advice that will inspire and empower your delegates to take action.
Prior to setting up his own tech start-up (Divido.com) and raising £5m in the process, Chris launched Expedia founder Rich Barton’s £1bn start-up Glassdoor.com in Europe. Holloman was previously Head of Digital Product Development at The Times and The Sunday Times, responsible for award-winning apps and delivering new digital revenue streams.
His most recent book is How to Sell Online, he is also the bestselling author behind The Social Media MBA series and chairman of First Tuesday (http://firsttuesday.org.uk/), the UK’s largest network for high growth technology companies and their investors, Chris is frequently invited to write for The Guardian about how organisations can make the most of opportunities presented by new technologies.
Whether he is delivering a keynote or acting as a moderator or panellist, his message is always tailored to the client, the audience and the desired overall outcome of the event. In presentations, Christer Holloman will showcase the best business use of new technologies by taking the audience on a journey via outposts such as Silicon Valley start-ups, tech buzzwords, emerging customer and workforce trends and more. All his talks are peppered with case studies and real-life examples to bring the topic to life and illustrate the ROI for businesses, with clear calls to action throughout the presentation: “This is how you can leverage this insight!”
Christer Holloman is regularly hired by event organisers to excite attendees with new ideas they can apply to their own business or department. Recent clients include brands such as Oracle, Accenture, and Ogilvy; because he makes the rapid advances in technology comprehensible and relevant to a wider audience, delegates leave the room feeling great about the future!
Christer Holloman holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, is a member of the National Union of Journalists, and is certified as a Competent Communicator by Toastmaster International.
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"I help organisations monetise digital, as well as write and give talks about how new technologies affect business." Christer
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