Alex Hunter: Biography highlights

Former Virgin Group marketing executive who helped the corporation’s launch in the US become a massive success through innovative online strategies. Hailed as one of the “biggest names in the web community”. Exceptionally qualified to speak on building brands through online experience.

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Business Leaders

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English

Full biography of Alex Hunter

Alex Hunter is a branding and customer experience expert, keynote speaker, and angel investor.

He is also the creator and host of Attaché, an award-winning online travel show, aimed at showing frequent travellers all they need to know before visiting a city on company business.

Previously, Alex served as the global Head of Online for the Virgin Group, overseeing the Virgin brand’s global digital strategy in its entirety, as well as Sir Richard Branson’s personal digital strategy.

Before joining the Virgin Group, Alex was part of the founding team of award-winning US airline Virgin America. His work at Virgin America was covered by Time magazine, CNN, and CNBC, and received several accolades including ad:tech and Webby Award honors.

Alex most recently served as the Chief Executive of a venture-backed digital music company, with investment from the backers of Twitter, Tumblr, Medium, and Kickstarter. He steered the company through a successful international mergers and acquisitions deal, and significant multi-national growth in under a year.

He has been a mentor at the SeedCamp venture capital and angel funding events in London and South Africa, and served on the Board of Trustees for the UK non-profit Drinkaware for over 5 years.

Alex is a highly regarded public speaker, appearing all over the world at major industry events such as ad:tech, Future of Web Apps (London, Las Vegas, Dublin, and Miami) and Thinking Digital. Other clients include Twitter, Volkswagen, L’oreal, IKEA, Cisco, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, O2, CapitalOne and the BBC.

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Alex Hunter
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Alex Hunter: Brand Relationships & Marketing in the Information Age
Alex Hunter: Brand Relationships & Marketing in the Information Age
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Alex Hunter - Virgin - Keynote - Executive Stage - BDL Accelerate 2016
Alex Hunter - Virgin - Keynote - Executive Stage - BDL Accelerate 2016
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The Science and Art of Great Brand Experience | Digitalk 2016
The Science and Art of Great Brand Experience | Digitalk 2016
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Royal College of Nursing

Exceptional. A truly gifted speaker.'

British Gas

'I just wanted to send a quick note about how blown away we were by Alex's session. Incredibly engaging and relevant, and so well suited to the audience.'

IKEA

'Alex was brilliant and received a lot of great feedback (and will continue to do so over the next few days/weeks I am sure). Please do re-iterate it for me as he really was fantastic!'

Nationwide

'Entertaining, relevant and quite inspirational, one of our best events ever.'

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