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Tech Talk Night at Gumtree - March 2017
Tue 7 March 2017, 18:30 – 21:30 GMT
Gumtree is hosting a night of Tech Talks for techies around the Richmond area.
We've got a series of interesting lightning talks lined up from professionals in Technology and across different industries.
If you're in Richmond or passing through, join us for an evening of inspiring talks, food, drinks and great company (also say hello to our team!)
Theme: Know Your User
6:30pm - 7pm - Arrivals, pizza and networking
7pm - 8:45pm - Talks (with 5 minute breaks in between each)
9pm - 9:30pm - Networking
How to get here
The office is located in Richmond. From Central London, you can catch a train from Waterloo, Vauxhall or Victoria which should be about 30 minutes to Richmond.
Please pick up your badge from the front desk, then head over to Court 1 (to the right).
Speaker Line Up
To whet your appetite, these are the speakers we have lined up for the event
(1) Saija Mahon
Talk: What KPIs to assign to your UX / User Journey
Saija will talk about key performance indicators that we can track and measure in order to enhance and better user journey for your customers / clients. What touch points to assign when analysing performance metrics and how to utilise this data in order to better user experience and ROI.
About the speaker:
Saija Mahon is the founder of Mahon Digital Marketing Ltd, an international, award-winning digital media agency that helps growing global businesses to achieve their sales targets by utilising advanced technologies and strategic tactics in the ever expanding online environment. After working for some of the biggest global media houses in the world, Saija decided to launch her own business in 2010, starting her journey as an entrepreneur from London, UK. Mahon Digital Marketing specialises specifically in biddable media, website optimisation, search engine optimisation, content marketing, social media optimisation and PR activities, and currently employs 14 people in total. Mahon Digital operates their main offices from London UK and also Turku Finland, with multiple resources across US, Europe and Asia.
Saija has also founded Lonely Robot Web Design agency, that solely specialises in Web design and build within the UK market.
Last but not least, Saija has founded a Scandinavian business networking concept called The Caviar Club, which after 3 years of running, operates in Finland across 5 major cities.
Saija is also a very passionate speaker, keynote, author and business mentor.
(2) Dan Corder
Talk: Knowing your UX Waveline
Looking at your UX with a different lens, exploring a deeper understanding on how your UX is performing compared to the customer expectation.
About the speaker:
Dan is head of UX and Design at Gumtree. He lives to snowboard and is constantly challenging how we think about users and user experience at Gumtree. He is also kind of funny :)