Ilana has been working in marketing and user engagement since 1999 for key lifestyle and consumer brands, leading departments at The Daily Mail, The Sun, and ASOS, and consulting for companies such as Trinity Mirror, Arcadia Group (Topshop, Topman, etc) and River Island.
Ilana has also consulted for a range of smaller retailers and start-ups offering top-down solutions through a range of marketing specialties (paid, acquisition and retention marketing, brand marketing, social marketing, content marketing, inbound marketing, PR, organic and channel marketing).
Ilana’s most recent roles have been Chief Growth Officer at Create Internet Ltd and Chief Marketing Officer at Audioboom PLC – leading teams of up to 50 people in global offices through SaaS and growth strategy.
As well as an in-demand consultant, Ilana is also an author (four novels published by Orion Books; currently writing her fifth), publisher (The Brighton Beezer, a community paper launched August 2017), and journalist (national newspapers, leading magazines and websites).
She lives in Brighton and London.