Adeel Farooq

My name is Adeel Farooq, born on 15th July 1980 in Lahore, Pakistan. After initial school education i went to Leeds, UK to study A Levels at Notre Dame College. Further on i completed BSc Hons from the University of Huddersfield, MSc in eCommerce from Manchester Business School and MBA from Lancaster University. I am currently living in Manchester and working as founder and CEO of iLeadDigital.com

I have been working in the eCommerce industry since 2004 after completing BSc Hons degree. My first professional job in 2004 was a web designer to setup online catalogue for a small company in Manchester known as Cleopatra Trading, and then i joined Micro Direct as a developer. I left Micro Direct after two years as eCommerce Manager to join MediaVest Manchester as an affiliate manager - now known as Carat Manchester. Further on i moved to Welspun Group Manchester as an eCommerce manager to manage their online brands such as Christy. I left Welspun in October 2010 to setup iLead Digital.

iLead Digital is an interactive digital agency supporting mainly UK, USA and European eCommerce and affiliate marketing clients in design and development. Read more at iLead Digital

I had also been working as a freelancer since my university days while i was in the UK specifically in the affiliate industry to help affiliates with their cashback, price comparison, group deal, discount voucher or other aggregation website design and development. I have been designing and developing eCommerce and affiliate projects for over twelve years.

I have over twelve years of work experience in eCommerce strategy from planning to execution, online marketing campaign planning, development and management, website accessibility and conversion, ecommerce CMS systems, web analytics & optimisation, user experience and usability testing, web project management, social media application development, search engine marketing (PPC, SEO), affiliate marketing, price comparison engines, email marketing, online PR, social media marketing, incentive and white label website development.

This blog is my interactive tool to write about myself, my experiences in the eCommerce and affiliate industry and latest developments at iLead. I am currently working as CEO at iLead Digital since November 2010.

Contact me via email at adeel@ileaddigital.com or talk to me on skype at adeel_ilead.

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