In our weekly What I've Learnt features, we quiz senior industry leaders on their illustrious careers. In these pieces, you'll discover both pearls of wisdom and hidden secrets from the careers of the North's key figures.
A stalwart of the tech world, Naomi Timperley is a public speaker, advisor and works with Alt Theory, the Shipley-based growth and innovation agency.
Web design and digital marketing agency Influx supports a wide range of small and medium businesses.
SOUP are experts at growing eCommerce stores, working with clients to make growth sustainable.
Leeds-based Bevic Marketing Services provides marketing strategy, PR, planning and more services to a range of businesses.
Rick Guttridge co-founded Smoking Gun PR , the successful Manchester public relations agency, in 2010.
Manifest Manchester began with Bec Chelin being made Managing Director last December.
Joy Parkinson is CEO of sustainable beauty brand Faith In Nature. Here she gives us the benefit of her experience in this week's What I've Learnt...
Richard Midgley is the founder and MD of Leeds agency Ponderosa. Here's he gives us the benefit of his experience in this week's What I've Learnt...
Mark Quinn is Director of Engineering at Macclesfield-based startup Mojo Mortgages.
Andy Golpys is the co-founder of MadeByShape, a Manchester-based web design agency which has worked with the likes of the NHS, BBC and 20th Century Fox.