Profile

Cover photo
Simon Baptist
Works at Ales By Mail
Attended University of Western Ontario
Lives in London, UK
245 followers|95,778 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
Snapchat seem to be at the forefront of pushing mobile-centric ad formats to big brands.  Think this vertical video format is going to be one to watch closely http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/snapchat-persuades-brands-go-vertical-their-video-164305
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
Anyone else on Nexus 6?  Would love some tips for optimising...for something with so much power - it does seem to lag a fair bit
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
Do you have an interest in mobile? Check out the guest post I wrote for TUNE about digital video, mobile and the need "to keep an eye on video ads" to see if you agree with +Peter Hamilton and me...
197 minutes. 657 days. 195.7 million. 33 minutes. $5.4 billion. $6.8 billion. From the beaches of Cannes Lions, to the beer halls of Cologne during GDC and DMEXCO, to the board rooms of leading media agencies, to the pubs of Dublin during the Web Summit and countless places in between, I am often asked “What … Continued
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
Recent presentation I gave to leading global media agency on the opportunity Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Digital Video advertising creates
Recently, I had the chance to present some thoughts about digital trends and opportunities to a major media agency in London. I decided to take a look at: 1/ How people are going online to do their Christmas shopping in the UK, especially on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2/ The growth of Digital Video advertising
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
I am stuck with having to use Exchange (or whatever its called these days) for my work inbox. Anyone got tips for a good Android mail app ?
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
245 people
Tim Gordon's profile photo
ELLIE ALEXANDER's profile photo
Tom Peary's profile photo
sonu satpal's profile photo
Viktor Marohnic's profile photo
Gunnar Ulbrich's profile photo
Tor Gisvold's profile photo
Trang Le's profile photo
adalis galeano's profile photo

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
A short post I wrote about why 3 hours and 17 minutes is a significant amount of time
Why is 3 hours and 17 minutes significant?If you have any connection with how people engage with and consume media, my whole-hearted suggestion is that you need to become obsessed with the trends associated with this number.I recently wrote a post for TUNE, the enterprise platform for mobile marketing, about why I believe video is the most important trend in mobile today.To help justify this statement, I provided data around how we consume media ...
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
Invader in Cannes
1
Add a comment...

Simon Baptist

Shared publicly  - 
 
I'll be at Cannes Lions next week.  If you are around, let's connect
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
245 people
Tim Gordon's profile photo
ELLIE ALEXANDER's profile photo
Tom Peary's profile photo
sonu satpal's profile photo
Viktor Marohnic's profile photo
Gunnar Ulbrich's profile photo
Tor Gisvold's profile photo
Trang Le's profile photo
adalis galeano's profile photo
Work
Employment
  • Ales By Mail
    Advisor, Growth, 2014 - present
  • Adknowledge
    Director Marketing, EMEA, 2012 - present
  • Local Social Summit
    Founding Partner, 2009 - 2014
  • 330 Lines
    Co-Founder, 2012 - 2013
  • European Directories
    Group Head of Social Media, 2010 - 2012
  • FAST
  • Platefood
  • WinWin
  • LineOne
  • Microsoft
  • Petspark
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
London, UK
Previously
Sudbury, Canada - Soroako, Indonesia - Oakville, Canada - Santiago, Chile - London, Canada - Whistler, Canada - Accra, Ghana
Story
Tagline
Do the hard things twice a day
Introduction

Spend my days hacking growth at the ad tech coal face. Beer, coffee & burger obsessive. Geek dad.

Bragging rights
Becoming a Minecraft server admin
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Ridley College
Basic Information
Gender
Male