Squared Presents: Spotlight on data

Squared Presents… is our exclusive alumni event series where big thinkers and inspirational speakers join us at Google HQ to share their digital experiences and expertise across a wide range of subjects.

Our final event of 2015 was a special split-bill all about data. David Reed - Editor at DataIQ - discussed the challenges and opportunities with data for marketers in 2016s, and Ryan den Rooijen - Head of Capabilities, Insights and Analytics at Google - spoke about data-driven storytelling. 

Here are two exclusive videos from David and Ryan sharing the key takeaways from their talks...

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Jonny Nicol shares his top tips on pitching

We recently launched a brand new series of industry talks called Squared Presents... in which the brightest industry minds take to the stage to discuss the latest trends and topics in digital.

For our kick-off event, entrepreneurial mover and shaker Jonny Nicol - CEO of Stratajet - joined us at Google HQ to speak about how he harnessed the possibilities of digital to take a traditionally offline industry into an online, consumer-friendly environment. Starting with a big idea, Jonny and his team have taken a big idea and built Stratajet into something disruptive and in-demand to revolutionise the private aviation industry.

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Student stories: Viv's journey from traditional marketer to digital consultant

Vivienne RobinsonViv joined Squared Online in November.

By mid December she had handed in her notice at her job and by the end of February had set up her own business as a Brand and Marketing Consultant.

'When I look back over the last six months', Viv tells us, 'and think of where I was then and where I am now, I can't quite believe it.'

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