Ian Dodson, Director & Co-Founder

A visionary leader and prominent advocate for education and digital literacy, Ian Dodson is Co-Founder and Director of the Digital Marketing Institute. 

With a background in strategic leadership, business development, digital marketing and international partner management, he has been instrumental in the creation of a broad range of digital marketing and selling education programs from Specialist Diplomas to Postgraduate through to Masters.

For the past 8 years as Director of the Digital Marketing Institute, Ian has helped establish the company’s digital marketing and selling qualifications as the most widely taught global certification standard. In that time, he developed a Syllabus Advisory Council representing the world’s largest and most influential digital brands.

His focus on education standards in digital has resulted in a set of certification standards which serve as a respected qualification and career pathway for universities, students and employers around the world.

As a digital expert, Ian speaks at international conferences and writes for various well-known digital and marketing journals. He is a regular commentator on the national news circuit and regularly contributes to well-known news sources, including The Irish Independent, Newstalk, Sunday Business Post and RTE News.

With a passion for student-centric outcomes and an advocate for education and digital literacy, Ian believes digital technologies are empowering tools for raising economic and social standards globally.

Interested in interviewing Ian or inviting him as a speaker at your conference?

Contact Rachel Byrne on 01 5311200 or Bernice Burnside on 01 8452401