Neil Bedwell

Neil Bedwell

Founding Partner, Local Industries

A digital-native and strategic leader with 15+ years of running work, teams, and businesses in London, Amsterdam, and San Francisco. Now in Atlanta, Neil is a Founding Partner at Local Industries. Neil has been lucky enough to experience life on the agency side—as Head of Strategy and Managing Director at Isobar—and as a client—leading digital strategy and content for Coca-Cola’s Global Content Excellence group. His work included leadership of the digital program for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, developing new ways to create and publish content in real-time across multiple social channels and managing global digital agency relationships.

Neil is an advisor to multiple start-ups, a General Assembly Instructor, and a regular keynote speaker on employee engagement, brand-building, and marketing innovation in the social age, with appearances at The Adobe Summit, SXSW, IAB Mexico, The Economist Big Rethink, DisruptHR, Atlanta HR Summit, Lead Change 2018, HR Daily Advisor’s TalentCon 2019, Interactive Day San Diego, Association of Change Management Professionals—Atlanta, and Change Management Review.