Deborah Collier

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Deborah M. Collier

President and Chief Marketing Information Officer -The Certificate in Online Business

Deborah is the founder of The Certificate in Online Business certification programs which she developed in 2008 - 2010. During 2008 - 2015 Deborah established the reputation of the COB Certified (Certificate in Online Business) brands, by delivering consultative classroom certification courses, alongside leading a consulting and publishing group as Chief Executive & Marketing Officer. Deborah has over 20-years experience in e-commerce, digital business and marketing, including providing consulting, strategic planning, training and advice, at and for organisations such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, John Lewis, Three, South African Post Office, Procter & Gamble, House of Fraser, Delta Airlines, Oman Government and more. An E-Commerce pioneer (2001), she is also listed in Richtopia's "Top 100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World". Frequently described by her peers as a strategic 'Thought-Leader', she has written numerous articles, and is regularly consulted by the press. Deborah has an M.Sc. in Business Information Systems and is a member of MENSA (a society which "aims to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity"). She is also Non-Executive Director at UK Government funded community interest company London Learning Consortium (which offers apprenticeships and education for the unemployed). Deborah is passionate about entrepreneurship, education and employment opportunities for all