Tony left international communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton in April 2011, after a twenty-five year career during which he founded H&K’s European technology practice and global digital practice. He was the global firm’s chief marketing officer for five years, overseeing their formal and informal web presence and the introduction of internal and external social media policies and practices. He co-founded brand research firm Commetric and equity trading company CommEq. Married, with one daughter, he is a trustee of Size of Wales, an eco-charity supporting 2.3 million hectares of community-led rainforest conservation projects in Africa and South America.
Niall left Hill & Knowlton at the end of June 2011, after a thirteen year career, first in the digital practice and then as worldwide head of marketing technology. He pioneered the firm’s use of social media, devising and developing its industry-leading blogging platform, Collective Conversation. He is the author of Enterprise 2.0, which explores the use of social media inside the enterprise. Married, with one daughter, he is a former trustee of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, a charity which supports families and cares for children with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.