James Gilbert C-Suite Network Advisor Since July 2019
Head of Global Marketing
James Gilbert is a global award-winning marketer and speaker, recognized for his work in marketing automation, marketing ops, technology, and data.
He is the Head of Global Marketing at CRMNEXT. He recently lead a global marketing team at CloudCherry, that was acquired by Cisco. He spent his time consulting start-ups and other businesses helping them structure data to report on, ABM strategy, building brand, building demand gen and growth models, and executing on marketing across multiple channels. He’s worked in several industries: Retail, Telecom, Agriculture, Healthcare, IT, CX, SaaS, and eCommerce.
He is noted as a top marketing leader in several publications and has spoken around the world teaching about marketing strategy, reporting & metrics, account-based marketing, customer experience, data orchestration, go-to-market strategy, and demand generation.
He is the host and producer of Banking on Experience and the Previous Host and Producer for Sweets of CX.
If you are looking for advice on how to do marketing, what technology to use, how to measure success, or how to improve your marketing efforts in general, he is your guy.
James Gilbert | Head of Global Marketing
"I’ve worked alongside James for several years on countless major enterprise-wide projects. He has very strong analytical and communication skills which are further enhanced by his solid technical background and his enthusiasm for results. James has a great ability to analyze large amounts of data and make sound decisions based on his interruption of that data. He has a detailed, yet pragmatic approach while keeping projects on schedule with minimal rework. He is very articulate explaining complex technical issues and functional capabilities to business stakeholders allowing them to fully leverage his capabilities to meet their business objectives."
Founder of SquarePegg
"Marketing automation in this digital age is all about complex flows, detailed data and the ability to quickly consume that information and turn it into actionable strategies driving results. James excels greatly at this. On top of that he is constantly pushing the boundaries of digital marketing by exploring new technologies and becoming an early adopter of innovation; expanding his knowledge, and promoting best practices among his peers. He has been great to work with and I am fortunate to work with him.
Chief Creative Officer at Inkswell
"During James’s tenure at nThrive, I admired him for his many valuable qualities and regarded him with the utmost respect. James built, executed, and reported metrics for marketing campaigns, as well as led Marketing and Sales alignment for digital campaigns. James also took a leadership role and worked cross-functionally on marketing data cleansing efforts and project plans to constantly improve our client data within our CRM. James consistently demonstrated that he was technically savvy and collaborative. He thrived under challenging conditions, such as tight deadlines and competing priorities, and without exception, his work was always driven by quality and diligence. James is an incredible thought leader in marketing automation and specifically our marketing technology evolution at nThrive. "
Chief Marketing Officer