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James Norris - DeadSocial. United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, GB

James Norris James Norris

Founder | DeadSocial

United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM

Founder of DeadSocial & Social Media Strategist Ltd





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I mostly speak about Social media, the digital web, SEO and our digital legacy.

I am the founder of DeadSocial and Social Media Strategist Ltd.

I have spoken and ran workshops for the likes of:

The Labour Party (UK)
UCL (University College London)
City University
Camden Council
Global Entrepreneur Week
Mobile Monday

I am based in London and can be reached via 00 44 7868823055

Industry Expertise (3)


IT Services/Consulting

Social Media

Areas of Expertise (5)

Social Media Monitoring


Online Marketing



Accomplishments (5)

University College London (UCL) - Lecturer & mentor (professional)

I am a mentor and lecturer at UCL for the HELO and UCL Advances Courses. I have also spoken at UCL on social media and digital marketing events such as for the Goldman Sachs 10ksb program. (2011-present)

Labour Party Consulting (professional)

Social Media Strategist was invited to consult the Labour party about the state of the UK technology & Start-Up sector. (Ed Miliband, Ed Balls Ken Livingstone, October 2011)

UKTI Startup support at SXSW (professional)


My startup 'DeadSocial' attained the support from UK Trade & Investment to attend SXSW in Texas, USA (March 2012)

My startup honoured as a finalist in The London Web Summit (professional)

DeadSocial was a finalist in The London Web Summit (March 2012)

Final four position at MicroSoft BizSpark's Startup Rally (professional)

DeadSocial was selected to be a finalist for The Next Web & MicroSoft BizSpark's Startup Rally 2012. We made it to the final 4 Startups. My first pitch in Amsterdam can be viewed at

Education (2)

University of Winchester: 2.1, BA Honours 2004

The virtual reality modules explored integrating technology with art and performance. I specialised within this field during my second and third year. My dissertation explored blurring the virtual and real through the web, synchronised video, live surround audio and performance.

John F Kennedy: A levels & GCSEs 2001