Damien has over 15 years’ experience in the digital industry, covering all aspects of digital marketing, e-commerce and social media.
Damien is currently the Global Head of Digital Marketing at Standard Chartered Bank. Previously he was the Regional Marketing Director, Digital & Social Media Samsung Asia, and Prior to this he was the Online Director – Asia Pacific & Japan at Dell, managing over $1 billion in e-commerce revenue in Asia. At Dell he also had the dual role of Global Social Media Director, with a mandate to “operationalise” social media sales and marketing into Dell’s top 10 countries internationally. Prior to working at Dell, Damien was at Ogilvy & Mather Singapore, as General Manager of Soho Square (Ogilvy’s conflict agency); General Manager of Neo@Ogilvy (Ogilvy’s digital media team) and Ogilvy’s regional digital consulting lead. Damien has also worked at leading companies such as Citibank, Coca-Cola, NRMA and McKinsey & Company.
In November 2011, Damien received the Global Brand Leadership at the World Brand Congress 2011 event in India. He is currently a judge of the Marketing “Agency of the Year” Awards 2012 and has been a judge for the 2011 Digital Media Awards and the 2009 Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards. He’s also a top ranked speaker on social media, digital marketing and e-commerce who has been chairman, keynote or guest speaker at: Social Media World Forum Asia, iStrategy Conference in Singapore & Australia, ad:tech Singapore and Sydney, Search Engine Strategies (“SES”) Hong Kong, Brand Couture Singapore, Campaign Spotlight: Technology Singapore, HR Congress, Singapore, Digital Cream Singapore and the National Sales & Marketing Conference Singapore.
Damien’s blog, Digital Future, is available at: http://damiencummings.blogspot.com; his Twitter profile is @damiencummings and he can be found on LinkedIn here: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/damiencummings