Mike Weatherley Mike Weatherley

Mike studied Marketing Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business, Ontario Canada and has spent the past 10 years helping companies to be more successful online, including co-founding and running a successful online golf business. Prior to this he held senior positions with large technology companies including Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Creative Labs Europe and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Palm Computing.


Metakinetic is a full service ecommerce agency founded in 2005. Based in Wokingham, Berkshire, with a team of 20 specialists, Metakinetic provides creative, technical and marketing services to a wide range of online retailers.

Focusing on quality, support and delivering results, Metakinetic helps its clients increase ecommerce sales and reduce operational costs. Metakinetic works with clients that include Daily Mail Shop, River Island, 118 Golf, Sohos, Laverstoke Park Farm and award-winning sites Hingstons and LessBounce.

Metakinetic won an ECMOD Ecommerce Supplier of the Year Award, won best in category for its client Hingstons in the Venda ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards, appears on the Recommended Agencies Register (RAR) for achieving a high level of client satisfaction, was a 2013 RAR Awards finalist, was ranked 25th largest digital agency in the Wirehive100, and shortlisted for a fast growth award, and has staff members that write for a variety of industry publications, including Econsultancy, Direct Commerce Magazine and Digital Marketing Website, Fourth Source and has been involved in judging the Web Marketing Association’s WebAward. Metakinetic is also one of the founding companies of Berkshire Digital, a Berkshire-based non-profit community that organises events for businesses interested in all aspects of digital.

Metakinetic is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Google Adwords Certified Partner and a Znode Gold Implementation Partner.

The Talk

The Changing Face of Today’s Retail Consumer

The current mind-blowing speed of technological change means that today’s consumer is evolving at a rate previously unknown to retailers. Consumers are becoming increasingly empowered and now often demand when and how they buy from your business. Mike’s presentation will examine exactly how the face of today’s retail consumer is changing, what that means to retailers both on and offline and how you can embrace these changes to the advantage of your business.