Articles by Andreas Pouros
Andreas has spent the last fourteen years building, managing, and mentoring digital businesses to success. He is co-founder and COO of Greenlight Digital, which has been regularly ranked in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 Fastest Growing Companies and in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. Andreas and his teams have driven over £15 billion worth of incremental value to their clients, including the likes of Hiscox, HSBC, The BBC, Legal & General, Sky, and a further 50 FTSE250 clients, utilising market defining knowledge and experience in branding, design, web development, SEO, Paid Search, Social Media, and marketing technology.
A highly respected and highly experienced digital marketing expert and innovator, he was entered into the Who's Who of Britain's Business Elite in 2009, and his views and opinions have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Internet Retailer, CIO, Fox, MSN, eWeek, MediaPost, and is a regular contributor to eConsultancy.
Andreas has also sat on the Advisory Board of FF&P Private Equity for the last four years, applying his knowledge and experience in digital marketing and technology to the management of a multi-million pound fund.
By Andreas Pouros | 02 September 2016 |
My last Q&A article focused on the merits of disruption and innovation with an end-user focus, so I’d be lying if I told you I believed it’s OK to sit back and react based on what’s happening around you. Brands that act as laggards tend to get caught in a cyclical game of catch-up which rarely pays off in the long-term. While it’s advisable not to jump onto whatever cool new technology comes floating about (note that I recommended that brands not act too fast to develop apps for the Apple Watch), there’s an important balance to be struck by digital marketers.
By Andreas Pouros | 31 May 2016 |
Since Twitter was founded 10 years ago, it has completely changed the way we communicate and consume content: From Jack Dorsey’s first Tweet: “Just setting up my twttr,” to that selfie at the 2014 Oscars, there are a whole host of ground breaking moments that we owe to Twitter. However, if we fast forward to today, the company has recently announced lower than expected earnings, causing its share price to drop more than 12% in the hours after the company’s earnings were reported. Over the past decade, Twitter has been through a lot of ups and downs. But as Twitter reaches this milestone, questions are being raised as to the social network’s relevancy today, and its long term future.
By Andreas Pouros | 12 May 2016 |
Andreas Pouros, COO & Co-founder at Greenlight Digital, explains what it takes to create a disruptive digital marketing strategy as part of our latest Q&A series.
By Andreas Pouros | 11 April 2016 |
Twitter recently celebrated its 10th anniversary – that might not sound that old to you and I, but in marketing and technology terms, reaching ten is momentous. Looking back over those ten years, many social and technology innovations have come and gone, take BlackBerry or Google Glass as just a couple of examples. However, as Twitter reaches this milestone, many are questioning the social network’s relevancy today and, most importantly, its future.
By Andreas Pouros | 22 January 2016 |
CES, held last week in Las Vegas, is the annual global consumer tradeshow for techmarketers and gadget-obsessed technophiles. The show provides a snapshot into the new world of innovations and how they will impact our audiences. With emotive robots, virtual reality and holographic computing making a massive impact on this year’s show and audience, are they really worth the time, effort and investment for marketers?
By Andreas Pouros | 20 January 2016 |
CES is the annual focal point for technophiles and, for marketers in particular, the trade show provides a glimpse of new innovations that will impact how we connect with our audiences. This year emotive robots, gesture-based interfaces, virtual reality, holographic computing and, once again, wearables were touted as the technologies for our industry to watch. But which technologies are worth the investment?