Tom Jepson – Technical Director of Footprint Digital

Tom has been in the digital industry for two decades, ever since completing a degree in Internet Computing, Computer Science and Electronic Systems Engineering at the University of Essex in the early noughties. Tom was one of the pioneers of the service that is now known as SEO and, through 20 years of experience, he has seen search engines become part of everyday life.

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Tom’s intrinsic understanding of how they work has enabled him to help hundreds of companies thrive online and has made him one of the leading minds in the industry. 

His ability to connect with people and his huge passion for education has made him a vital part of the Footprint Digital team.

As the agency’s Technical Director since 2015, Tom has worked tirelessly to develop our technical products and services, provided invaluable training to the team and clients, and formed meaningful relationships with many of our trusted partner agencies

Talk to Tom about SEO, education and digital training, our partner agencies, and Python & NLP which he’s learning at the moment.

Quick Fire Questions

  • Footprint Time Capsule Item: A snap shot of what we do today, so we can track our evolution!
  • First Job: I baked bread at a supermarket
  • Vital Desk Item: The picture of my girls, I’m blessed to have them
  • New Item for Office: A zip wire
  • Best Trip: Travelling round New Zealand. It’s the most beautiful place I've ever seen

Tom’s Bucket List

  • Take the family to New Zealand
  • Build something
  • Be able to do the splits again
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