David is Director of Branding for Google UK. David and his team help UK businesses and major brands make the most of the web. He joined Google in 2011 as Director of Online Sales for UK & Ireland, working with midmarket businesses to accelerate their digital growth, and then worked as one of the Directors of Google UK, helping businesses across a range of categories with their digital strategies.
Before joining Google, David spent much of his career in media and digital, with particular interests in commercial development, sales and strategy. He spent over 10 years at Trinity Mirror plc, the newspaper publisher, in a number of senior roles, including Group Digital Director, and prior to that worked at Virgin.
David read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has served on the Board and Executive Committee of the UK Association of Online Publishers, and as the Chair of the IAB Ireland Search Council.