Deborah Collier


Globally renowned for Strategy, (digital, education & business), a Futurist and Digital Philosopher, Deborah Collier who is President & Founder of the Digital Skills Authority, is a published author, with over 32K Twitter followers for her insights about the future, digital & humanity, business strategy, education, the digital economy, content, information and audience engagement. Listed 82nd in Richtopia's 'Top 100 Chief Marketing Officers in the World', while a joint CEO / CMO, She has over 20-years of business and eductional leadership experience with specialist expertise in digital business, marketing and technology helping leading organisations around the globe, as well as startups and SMEs. She has delivered motivational speeches to entrepreneurs and presented at events such the 'Online Marketing Show'. She is also a business and creative Executive Producer (Film / TV)     

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Deborah is happy to deliver a professional opinion to the media about business - digital and the implications on humanity and employment, strategy & ethics, digital and digital strategy, online business, digital marketing, internet retailing, future technology, digital evolution and culture. Deborah is particularly interested in sharing her insights about Brexit and it's affects on online and international commerce.

A Selection of Interviews and Features
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Channel 4 News (8th August 2018)
Infowars Should it Have Been Banned on Social Media? (Debate with Krishnan Guru-Murthy)

  • Policy-making and regulation of the tech giants
  • Handling of harmful content, disinformation, misinformation and fake news

Cleverish Magazine January 2020

Deborah was interviewed about Divergent Thinking, Innovation, Creativity and Music: Can Music Cure Your Creativity Crisis?

Marlow FM Radio (November 2018 / March 2019)
Sam Talks Technology Show on the Future of of Social Networks

  • Should Facebook be Broken-up?
  • Who is responsible for impact of social media use on children's mental health?
  • Should content aggregators / platforms pay a fee to post links, titles & description of content (such as news)?

Listen to Soundcloud Recording

E-Commerce Special - Deborah also co-hosted a Marlow FM E-Commerce Special last minute on 27th March 2019


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Archive Press Coverage  :-

E-Business Evolution White Paper (PDF 542KB) (Contributor: White paper featuring articles from leaders at John Lewis, J.P. Morgan, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Cancer Research UK and Linden Labs) - The paper and elements in the paper were featured in Telegraph Business Club, IBM Future Focus, and MarketingWeek.

Which? Magazine
Group Buying - Does purchasing via Group Buying Sites drive pricing down? (PDF 350KB)

Loyalty Magazine (2009)
Businesses Missing Out On Customer Engagement through Social Media

Childrenswear Buyer magazine (RAS Publishing)
Opinion - Going from Online to Multi-Channel Retailer (PDF 92KB)

RBS/Natwest Bank Customer Magazine - Business Sense Magazine
What you can learn about your clients from social media? (PDF 201KB)

Fashion Extras (FE Magazine) and Lingerie Buyers Magazine
A Royal Pain for Retailers (PDF 194KB)

This Time Its Very Personal - Personalisation and E-tailing

Internet Retailing Special Report - The Multi-Channel Customer
'We're Shopping' pg 18-21- ( PDF 3.24MB)

Manufacturers snubbing retailers in favour of direct sales

PCPro /Alphr
Can newspapers make their online content pay?

Retail Technology Review
Price wars force manufacturers to snub retailers in favour Of direct sales

New Media Age Magazine
Madam Music (A web site produced by Deborah in 2007) Web Site Review Awarded 24/25 for Branding by NMA

Media List 2007 - 2020

Channel 4 News
Telegraph Newspaper
Telegraph Business Club
RBS/Natwest Bank Magazine
PC Pro
Channel Pro
InternetRetailing Magazine
Which? Magazine
Marlow FM Radio
Fashion Extras
Childrens Wear Buyer Magazine
Speciality Food Magazine
Loyalty Magazine
Retail Bulletin
My Customer
IBM Future Focus
American Banking and Market News
International Business Times (Canada Edition)
IT Wales
...and more


As a digital strategy expert, Deborah was a regular columnist for 'Start Your Business Magazine' in 2009-2010, and wrote articles for the Telegraph Business Club, Entrepreneur Magazine and Loyalty Magazine.

Start Your Business Magazine Jamie Oliver Cover   Start Your Business Magazine Cover - Can IBM Save the World?

Warren Buffet Start Your Business Magazine   Alan Sugar Start Your Business Magazine


Online Tactics in a Recession (PDF 330KB)

Globalise through E-Business (PDF 331KB)

Online Lessons from the Big Boys ( PDF 3,6MB)