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Dave is an experienced global B2B Chief Marketing Officer / Marketing Director with an established reputation for delivering commercial results in start-up, mid-tier, and blue-chip businesses across technology, and business services and professional services sectors.

Dave has worked for major brands such as Telefonica O2, EY, and Barclays and held posts from Chief Marketing Officer to Director of Online, has run his own business, and managed a P&L for a major corporate. He is chair and co-founder of the Business Marketing Club ( - a network of B2B marketers. In 2019, he was named one of the top 100 B2B European marketing leaders ( He is a graduate of Cambridge University, a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Chartered Marketer and holds a MBA with Imperial College, London. Dave is a keen cyclist and adventure traveller, is married, and lives in Buckinghamshire. You can read his blogs at

The History of Content Marketing

Here’s the edited text of my speech to the B2B Marketing Annual Conference held at Cavendish Square in London on 7 November 2013… To be clear, today I’m representing my views – not those of the firm that I work for. And it’s one of at least eight different views […]

Not up where you belong…

The B2B Marketing team have asked me to speak at the next Leaders’ Forum on 19 September on the subject of why marketing has become so disconnected from the boardroom and what we can do about it. Perhaps recognising that I’m not such a big name draw as my fellow […]

Look at the state we’re in…

There are some great marketing networks out there right now which are really looking out for the future of our profession. A few weeks ago I went along to what will hopefully be the first of many “meet a mentor” gatherings run by the Chartered Institute of Marketing where seasoned […]

The tablet is here. Deal with it…

By Dave Stevens Google+ Venture capitalist Mary Meeker recently presented a paper at Stanford comparing the first ten quarters of shipments of each of Apple‘s “I” devices – iPod, iPhone, and iPad. The paper showed that iPad shipments in the product’s first 30 months outrate the iPhone threefold. By January […]

Something is rotten in the state of marketing…

By Dave Stevens Google+ I set off for the British Film Institute on London’s South Bank this morning to attend the B2B Marketing Awards Showcase event ( To my knowledge this event is a new concept in events in the marketing space where, rather than simply attending an awards ceremony […]