Richard Strange - Founder and Inbound Marketing Director
Richard Strange is a successful PR and Internet marketing professional with over 20 years of business to business PR experience. He won his first award in 1996 with a PR Week award as finalist in the ‘best business campaign’ category and later numerous other national and regional awards for Internet, brand and marketing services companies including TW2, M&C Saatchi, MarketingNet and MMM. Following a sabbatical year in 2000 with IBM Global Services where Richard played a key role in the IBM London Innovation Centre consulting team to win and deliver redesigns and new strategies the FT.com and Shell.com.
He used the experience to bring back to his PR agency robust and powerful processes and systems and a whole new understanding of the Internet and business systems.
Inbound marketing has been his passion for the last three years, realising early how the discipline builds on marketing, sales, PR and communication skills. As a contributor at the Inbound Marketing Summit in Boston over the last few years, Richard has been able to see how the leading thinkers and practitioners are changing businesses and lead generation with inbound marketing.
Richard has worked with some of the world’s most respected brands – here’s a few examples; HP, IBM, Honda, Skoda, BP, FT.com, Shell.com, Skoda, Gartmore Asset Management, Dassault Systemes, OTIS Elevators, OKI, TCM, BT Toyota.
Marisol Saona - Inbound Marketing Exec
Marisol is originally from Bristol. She joined Strange PR in June 2011 as a trainee and has since gained invaluable experience inbound marketing and PR. Mari has a distinction in her certification as an Inbound Marketing certified professional.
Mari is fluent in Spanish to assist the company in its aim of providing pan-European Inbound Marketing and enjoys content generation, content marketing, blogging and social media to drive traffic and convert leads for customers.
Outside of the office and her studies, Marisol enjoys travelling, socialising, and keeping fit with cross-country running.
Emma Rudeck - Inbound Marketing Exec
Emma recently graduated from University of York with a BA Hons in English Literature and is currently enrolled in the Strange PR graduate recruitment program. Coming from a background in Customer Service, she is now the resident remarkable content specialist. A crucial member of the team, she is responsible for client's social media, website management and blogging.
Outside of work, Emma enjoys listening to folk and gypsy jazz music, and is a keen walker.
Emma recently became an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional: