Richard Dennys, Chief Marketing officer of Qype, Europe's leading consumer review site, is joining the Customer Engagement Panel as Guest speaker. Richard is responsible for all marketing, audience growth and customer engagement as well as advertising, e-commerce sales and partnerships. A 'dot-com veteran', Richard has been involved in building and monetising online B2B and B2C communities since 1999 and worked on AccountingWeb, TravelMole, BBCMusic, CraftBubble and TheLocal.com in Sweden and Germany. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, he joined Qype at the beginning of 2011 and now lives in Hamburg, Germany with his family.
Founded in 2006, Qype is Europe’s largest site for user-generated reviews and recommendations of places, events and experiences. Qype has up to 18 million unique users per month and over 2.2 million user-generated reviews covering business categories in more than 166,000 cities with locations worldwide.
In February 2011 Qype acquired Cooledeals, a German leading Daily Deal platform and Qypedeals was founded, which provites now hyper-local deals and provide customers with cheaper ways to enjoy great places.