London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Founded 2+ startups
UK British Citizen, based in London (No visa required)
Also holds Hong Kong Permanent residency and ID Card Holder (No visa required to work and live in HK)
Experienced Sales & Marketing Professional. Providing digital marketing strategy and planning. Online sales, Social media management, solutions.
Richard Santoro has over 20 years of digital marketing experience, working with large brands, SMEs, startups and entrepreneurs across many different industries, including Entertainment, F&B, Health and fitness, eCommerce, apparel, Finance and Technology to name a few.
Developing online growth and go to market strategies from concept to live campaign, with a special focus on performance marketing PPC, Facebook Ads and Social Media Marketing.
Prior to his own business experience, Richard worked as CMO for Asia Entertainment delivering eCommerce and consumer conversion campaigns online for Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Microsft Xbox. He has also lead and managed digital marketing growth campaigns, online for Microsoft Software, DownJones and Haymarket Media.
During his career, he developed a 20-person startup, leading a team of 8 directly. Together he achieved +700% growth in users and revenue in just under 10 months, eventually selling his business in a private trade sale.
Some recent mentions from previous clients include:
"Rich has produced fantastic results and has helped me grow my online business significantly!" Dean H. - Causware UK
"The entire team has been amazed by Richards communication throughout the project for which he over delivered. We can't recommend him enough." Yawar T. - Insurance Week
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done - Bruce Lee
Director, Digital Sales & Marketing APAC & EMEA
January 2015 - August 2016
Director, Digital Sales for Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ran digital acquisitions marketing for the Wall Street Journal and Barron's in international regions. Increased the WSJ consumer subscriptions business by 35%. Key responsibilities: Managed digital acquisitions, campaign marketing and strategies to drive consumer subscriber growth of the Wall Street Journal and Barron's products. Product drivers include online, mobile, tablet, apps and print in selected regions. Covering multi channel marketing initiatives using social media, search, display and onsite across APAC and EMEA markets. Provided weekly/daily financial and net growth performance reporting, insights and recommendations to the US management team. Some travel.
My Full Work Experience & History, See LinkedIn Profile:
January 1992 - Today
Founder (Managing Consultant)
Social Media Authority
September 2016 - Today
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Univeristy of West London
BSc Computer Science
1995 - 1999