About us

You get the best marketing department you've ever had. We mix and match our team to make sure you get the expertise you need for the challenges you face. Who knew your company could access such high calibre expertise - and nice people - when it's needed most. Plug-in The-Marketing-Department now! Or try us for free.

Our team of experts will listen, understand and assimilate your business challenges. We plug-in an experienced, hand-picked team to scope and generate a unique strategy to address your marketing pains

Gideon Luke


30 years in marketing and business development for global brands such as Symantec, Kaspersky Lab, Openwave, RealNetworks, Paragon Software and IBM. Expert in customer engagement, content marketing, product marketing and customer lifecycle management, he has held many senior roles in a variety of companies ranging from start-ups through to large multinationals. He is a customer centric marketer with a passion for developing high quality customer experiences.

Paula Wargen


25 years in marketing strategy, PR and social media management for brands like Cigna Insurance, Sun Microsystems and Parkwood Leisure Group. Her expertise in content generation (from 8 years as a journalist), combined with media strategy and a strong customer engagement focus make Paula a valuable asset in any marketing team. She has held senior positions within industry and agency. Her modus operandi is to integrate and immerse herself with the client business and become their social media strategy ninja!

Laura Bailey


16 years in planning, project management and business development with Lloyds Bank and a key role as mentor at Pop-Up Business School, Laura is passionate about helping businesses succeed. Her skill is in applying strong project management skills to any project. Laura sees the big picture but manages the detail. She is an expert in social media management and implementation and used these skills to help businesses and charities including Big Local Trust and Mind your own Business.

Dave Whittles


35 years experience in sales, marketing and product management. A Chartered Marketer, he is a senior business analyst with particular focus on sales analytics, market intelligence, marketing ROI, web analytics and campaign effectiveness. He has worked in multinational companies, medium businesses and specialist roles. His management philosophy can be summed up as 'make it count'; if you can't measure effectiveness, don't do it.

Karl Wright


15 years expertise as a content marketing specialist as well as a copywriter and editor working across brands including HP, Kaspersky Lab, Renault, Honda, Asda and O2. He's equally at home in print or digital, has helped clients achieve conversion rates twice the industry average and has worked on everything from traditional direct mail to eDMs, podcasts and webcasts.