Seminar Title: Social Media
Speaker: Andrew Grill
Company Name: Kred
Topic: Travelling with Social

Based in London, Andrew Grill is an internationally renowned thought leader in the fields of digital disruption & social networks. Currently, Andrew is CEO of leading social influence platform Kred.

Part strategy, part business, part technology & 100% digital he has been sharing insights on digital and social online since 2004

A disciplined executive with a record of building social marketing campaigns based on deep analytics, Grill is one of the world’s foremost advocates of engaging influencers and ‘local rockstars’ to foster strong customer relationships. 

Previously Grill was Head of International Client Strategy for Visible Technologies. He is also the editor of social and technology blog He can be found on Twitter as @andrewgrill.

Andrew’s Q&A

Why do you love to travel 

I love seeing new places

Who would be your ideal travel partner and why?
My wife and daughter – I travel so much for business I always leave them behind

What was your favourite destination last year and why?
New York – 1st time in 12 years since I was back

Describe the most unusual situation you’ve found yourself in while travelling. 
Trying to get to a meeting in Turkey with a driver who was going round in circles and spoke no English.  I convinced him to stop, and my destination was actually across the street.

Name two up-and-coming destinations for 2013 and why.
San Francisco and New York – I travel there a lot for business. Hope to get back to Australia in 2013 also

If you could return to any country you’ve been to, what would it be and why? 
Prague – want to see the Charles Bridge again

What’s the one thing you can’t travel without and why?
My mobile broadband MiFi & local SIM plus my iPad for watching movies on the plane

Give us an overview of what you’ll be discussing at the TNT Travel Show
Looking at how social media can be used by the travel industry

Who will find your talk relevant?
Anyone who uses social media

Read more: Social Media careers interview for TNT Magazine: Andrew Grill of Kred