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Simon Heseltine

VP of Search at

Simon Heseltine is the Vice President of Search at,, helping drive brand awareness and traffic to one of the nation’s top apartment rental sites. His past experience includes running Global SEO for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, leading the award winning Audience Development team at AOL, and even a stint on the agency side working with multi-national e-commerce / publishing / non-profit sites. Simon sits on the board of SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization), and until recently taught Online Marketing at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. as part of their Digital Media Management program. He’s been a columnist for several industry leading sites, and photographs MLS games for Huffington Post in his spare time. Simon is a frequent speaker / trainer / moderator at conferences around the world on a variety of online marketing topics. He has a BA (Hons) from the University of Humberside, and a Masters in IT from Virginia Tech

The Manchester Riots: An Expat's View

Watching video feeds of the riots, I see places I know, shops I've been in, streets I've walked down... and I see gangs of youths with bandanas, baseball caps and hoods tied tight around their heads to obscure as much of their face as possible.
10/08/2011 14:43 BST