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After a career in journalism and years in marketing, Samuel Scott is now a professional keynote marketing speaker and member of Toastmasters International as well as the writer of The Promotion Fix column for The Drum and Head of Marketing for the IT mapping platform Faddom.

In 2019, Scott was a judge for the UK Ad Association’s Young Lions competition in advance of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. He has Mini-MBAs in marketing and brand management from Marketing Week in London, a Master of Advertising Effectiveness from the World Advertising Research Center (WARC), and a B.S. in journalism from Boston University.

Scott is American and lives in Tel Aviv. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Corporate Events

From Europe to South America, Samuel has delivered keynote addresses and moderated panels at business events for clients, employees, and customers.

Business Conferences

As an online and in person business speaker, Samuel gives inspirational and informative breakout and keynote addresses at events.

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Testimonials & Featured Clients

"Thank you so much for the best 25 minutes I’ve spent in a long time!"

— Hanne Kjeldstadli Hansen, head of customer care at Simployer

“Thank God for someone talking some f--king sense!”

— Claire Strickett, planner and strategist at London creative agency VCCP

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My Recent Business Columns

Good vs. Bad Marketing Objectives

In the B2B software industry, the higher-ups will create marketing objectives based on website traffic and free trial conversion rates. Then, they assume correlations so that an X% increase in traffic will result in Y% increase in sales. In this mindset, it always...

How to Cross the Chasm in Marketing

To borrow the title of Geoffrey Moore's famous book, what is the best way to "cross the chasm"? Eliminate the chasm. So many early-stage B2B startups focus on the "low-hanging fruit." It seems logical because they need to show rapid growth. But many then fall into the...

For Potential Sponsors

If you want to reach audiences of marketers, advertisers, and media professionals, Samuel Scott is the perfect person to sponsor by:

  • Including your research in speeches
  • Demonstrating your platform in workshops
  • Highlighting what your company has been doing

Learn more at Samuel’s marketing speaker page.

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