Barry Furby

Barry Furby

Client Success Director at Bazaarvoice

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Marketing and Advertising

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Barry Furby's Summary

I'm passionate about technology, business and community, I currently work at BazaarVoice and co-founded techMAP which allows me to connect and work with with leading Global Brands & eCommerce businesses who want to put intelligent digital and social technology strategies into action.

I manage relationships with clients across EMEA in a variety of sectors working with global enterprise brands to provide SaaS technology and consultancy on how to effectively use social technology to meet business objectives. I'm particularly interested in how consumer content can be utilised to provide value and aid the consumer decisions around purchases and loyalty in the eCommerce space.

t: twitter.com/barryfurby
e: barry.furby@bazaarvoice.com
e: me@barryfurby.co.uk
m: +44(0)7833196336

Aside from work I'm daddy to to amazing boys Oscar (5) and Louis (4), keen cyclist with Paris to London under my belt twice with #techbikers, a gym go'er with 2 #toughmudder medals, big sports fan, bit of a tech geek and mac fanboy.

Barry Furby's Experience

Client Success Director

Bazaarvoice

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; Internet industry

April 2014Present (7 months) London, United Kingdom

Bazaarvoice is a network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop. Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network.

I manage relationships with clients across EMEA in a variety of sectors working with global enterprise brands to provide SaaS technology and consultancy on how to effectively use social technology to meet business objectives. I'm particularly interested in how consumer content can be utilised to provide value and aid the consumer decisions around purchases and loyalty in the eCommerce space.

Senior Account Manager EMEA & MENA

Synthesio

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

February 2012March 2014 (2 years 2 months) London, United Kingdom

Synthesio is an international, multi-lingual web monitoring and research company helping brands and agencies find, harvest, and make sense of the overwhelming amount of data on the web, including social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and youtube. Clients include P&G, J&J, Nissan, MTV, Pfizer, Toyota, Peugeot, Orange, Cartier, Chanel and Microsoft.

Co-Founder

techMAP

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

August 2009March 2014 (4 years 8 months) London, United Kingdom

techMAP is the real world and online community that pioneers the evolution of business through the practical application of technology for marketing, advertising and PR professionals across multiple sectors. We run monthly events, workshops and larger conferences that are educational, entertaining and disruptive - 'you evolve us, and we evolve you' - www.techmaplondon.com

Digital Director | Owner

Fresh Resources

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

20092012 (3 years) London, United Kingdom

I founded Fresh Resources in 2009, a niche recruitment consultancy in the Digital and Social Media space, working with Europe's top brands and agencies including : Tempero, Synthesio, Kaplan, Wunderman, 1000Heads, WeareSocial and Ogilvy.

Director & Driver

Passion Motorsport

Public Company; Myself Only; Automotive industry

June 2010August 2011 (1 year 3 months) UK

Aside from usual work, I purchased and rented out a 500bhp race car for driver experience, driver training and race events all across the UK. In some ways a hobby business that I set up with a close friend and colleague, but had huge success through the course of 15 months. We met fantastic people, filmed with Top Gear, met and drove with 'the Stig'. We decided after a year to sell our car and stick to our 'day jobs' due to the challenges of unsponsored Motorsport P&L, but I continue my passion for all things Motorsport in spare time now and always will.

Digital Consultant

abrs

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

October 2008July 2009 (10 months)

Finding talent for Technology and Creative professionals, specialising in Design and Development - Open Source LAMP Development, Web Design.

Senior Consultant

Coyle Personnel

Public Company; 201-500 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

December 20062008 (2 years)

Specialist Recruitment service for Professionals Markets

Consultant

Hays

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; LON:HAS; Staffing and Recruiting industry

January 2006December 2006 (1 year)

Specialist Recruitment service for Professional Markets

Sales Manager

Sony Centre

Computer & Network Security industry

January 2002December 2005 (4 years)

Electronics Specialist - Digital TV, Photography and PC.

Barry Furby's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Education
      • Health
      • Science and Technology
    • Organizations I support:

      • Room to Read

Barry Furby's Skills & Expertise

  1. Social Media
  2. Web 2.0
  3. Social Media Marketing
  4. Marketing
  5. Digital Strategy
  6. Social Media Measurement
  7. Start-ups
  8. Digital Marketing
  9. Social Media Monitoring
  10. Social Analytics
  11. Makes Shit Happen
  12. Entrepreneurship

Barry Furby's Education

University of West London

BSc, Three Dimensional Design Studies

20002005

3D Modeling, 3D Studio Max, Design, Technical Drawing, Creative Theory.

University of West London

HND, Graphic / 3D Design

20002003

Graphic and Digital Design.

St Birinus School

Lots of GSCE's, and learnt to use t'interweb..!!!

19952000

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