Chris Green – Technical Director

Technical Director at Footprint Digital, Chris Green has worked in Digital Marketing & Search marketing for the last decade. Chris’s core focuses have been Technical SEO, Web Analytics, Paid Search, and Digital Strategy.

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Our Technical Director, Chris, is an author, experienced Marketer, Strategist, and Technical SEO. What is rare and special is that, unlike lots of tech geniuses, who prefer to ferret their extensive knowledge away in their own private vaults, Chris loves to share and teach everything he knows to anyone who will listen (check out his article on marketing audits for an example of this). Those who do are well rewarded. 

He has spoken at industry events such as BrightonSEO, State of Digital, Search Norwich, Search LDN, and Optimisey and worked with household names, SMEs and one man bands. Chris is a certified trainer for SISTRIX, an Ambassador for OnCrawl, and a contributor for State of Digital.

At work, he is motivated by making progress and improvement. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but laying new bricks is exciting. One project he has been integral to is the development of our Digital Carbon Footprint Audit. At the weekend, his favourite thing to do is make pancakes for his girls. Nothing says Saturday morning like American pancakes and syrup!

If he could trade places with anyone for a day it would be Victor J. Glover, Jr. Chris says – ‘he’s an astronaut on the ISS at the moment. I’ve never wanted to be an astronaut BUT I would like (for a day) to experience what it is like looking at the world from space’.

Quick Fire Questions

  • Footprint Time Capsule Item: I have a "1999 Good Internet Guide" which is such a cultural artefact! How quickly it became out of date says so much about our industry and how we need to consider the future.
  • First Job: Sunday Paper round - all the heavy papers no one else wanted to do.
  • Vital Desk Item: Thermos full of coffee.
  • New Item for Office: Turn the roof into a terrace lounge.
  • Best Trip: To Barcelona, our honeymoon - combining art & culture in an unforgettable week.

Chris’s Bucket List

  • Go to Switzerland
  • Speak at TED
  • Move out to the country
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