Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert

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Daniel Gilbert is founder and CEO of Brainlabs, a PPC agency and technology provider. As the self-proclaimed superhero of PPC, Daniel’s mission is to change the future of advertising, whilst creating the best place in the world to work.

Using data and automation to drive remarkable results for clients, Daniel has grown Brainlabs to 170 people within the short space of five years.

Daniel was named #1 in PPC Hero’s Most Influential PPC Experts in the World list (2018), and one of the most influential people in digital by Econsultancy, and was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (London, 2018).

Daniel is often invited to talk at events such as SMX, the Festival of Marketing and Campaign Breakfast Briefing, and was a keynote speaker at Hero Conf London 2018. As a strong advocate of media transparency, automation and embracing future technology, Daniel writes for a range of publications, including Campaign, Econsultancy, The Drum, Entrepreneur, and City AM. He also share scripts and strategies in columns in Search Engine Land and Search Engine Journal, and has provided expert comment for The Times, The Telegraph and Independent.


TV Appearances


Talks & Accolades

  • Oct 2017
    How to be a scripting hero London
  • Oct 2017
    State of Search
    The future of search is automated (keynote) Texas Article in the Drum
  • Oct 2017
    Festival of Marketing
    We know you're pregnant before you do: Personalised programmatic London Article on LinkedIn Pulse
  • Aug 2017
    Isaac Rudansky Show (Radio)
    N/A (Remote)
  • Mar 2017
    Oystercatchers Transformation evening
    Digital Transformation: A Cost, or an Unprecedented Opportunity? (panel) London
  • Oct 2016
  • Sep 2016
    SMX East
    Updating Your SEM Toolbox with New, Shiny Tools New York Search Engine Land article including Dan's talk
  • Aug 2016
    IAB Humanising Search Conference
    Testing & Machine Learning for Search London
  • Oct 2015
    Search Love
    PPC and SEO: better together London Video (subscription required)
  • Oct 2015
    Marketing Festival
    How to build your own automated bidding system in less than 6 weeks Prague Lecture (paywall)
  • Oct 2015
    5 Ways To Make Your Bidding Better Than 99% of SEM Accounts London
  • May 2015
    Automation is not optional, but necessary London