Over the past five years, we have assembled a team that has the experience, expertise and dedication required to drive our clients' businesses forward. Below are some of the people whom we are proud are part of our growing team.
Lisa Hallgren Managing Director
DPFOC USA & Canada
Lisa Hallgren oversees DPFOC North America working closely with our clients and our successful DPFOC offices around the world. Lisa looks forward to lowering your advertising costs by dramatically improving your natural search listings. If your website is nowhere to be found, DPFOC will rectify that and ultimately Drive Profitability for your business. We wrote the definition of SEO on Wikipedia ... we know SEO!
Prior to joining DPFOC Lisa owned and operated an online marketing company focusing on business lead generation. Lisa's business experience and history with online advertising will benefit our North American clients. Lisa genuinely understands the challenges that businesses face as to where their advertising dollars are best spent. She looks forward to achieving RESULTS for your business.
Eddie O DriscollManaging DirectorDPFOC UK & Ireland
Eddie O DriscollManaging Director
DPFOC UK & Ireland
Eddie founded DPFOC in partnership with Kalpesh Tiwari in 2008 after graduating from University with an honours degree in business. Eddie, a Google AdWords Qualified Individual, is passionate about lifelong learning and is the driving force behind the culture of workplace learning that exists within DPFOC. Eddie spends over 3 hours each day studying latest online marketing trends and techniques and works closely with senior staff to ensure that the quality of the service being provided to clients around the world is improving every day. His motto is "excellence in increments."
Helen O'KeeffeHead of Content & Social Media,DPFOC
Helen O'Keeffe Head of Content
& Social Media, DPFOC
Helen heads up content and social for DPFOC. Having graduated with a degree in marketing from CIT, Helen went on to spend 5 years in Aviva Insurance and a further 5 years in Tennant & Ruttle Ltd. where she worked in various marketing positions. Having finished a Masters Degree (M.A.) in new media, Helen took a role as community manager for Angelina Ballerina before joining DPFOC in 2012. Helen's role at DPFOC is liaising with clients and our team of content creators to create content that people are interested in and want to engage with. She is a social media enthusiast with over 3800 tweets to her name to date! She spends an hour a day reading about content and social to ensure that she is always right up to speed.
Kalpesh is MD of DPFOC India which serves our on the ground businesses around the world. Kalpesh holds a Post Graduate Degree in Computers. Having worked as a programmer for an Indian web design company serving US based clients, he joined forces with Eddie O' Driscoll to set up DPFOC in 2008. Kalpesh oversees day to day operations on the ground in India and has been the man at the helm as staff numbers in India have gone from 0 to 40 staffs in India office. His technical background means he plays a lead role in developing policies relating to coding / technical issues. His blend of business acumen and technical ability is a unique profile and makes him the ideal man to continue to oversee DPFOC's growth in India.
Michelle joined DPFOC in 2013. Prior to joining, she worked in an in-house B2B marketing role after spending 5 years working as an Account Manager in a PR Consultancy working with a varied client list from SME's to Multinationals across a wide spectrum of industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in English and Psychology from University College Cork, a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute.
Liam joined DPFOC in 2015. He graduated from University of Limerick with a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree with a Major in Marketing and subsequently achieved a Masters in Journalism from the same university. Prior to working in DPFOC, Liam had worked for three years as a journalist with a regional newspaper and also carried out freelance work. He has had articles published in national media including RTE, Irish Examiner and Irish Independent, and has been self-publishing a blog for more than four years. He has a passion and a flair for writing, in addition to a keen interest in social media trends.
Orlaith joined DPFOC in late 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in English and History from University College Cork, a Masters Degree in Public Relations with New Media from Cork Institute of Technology and a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland. Prior to joining DPFOC, Orlaith worked in event promotions with one of Ireland's leading experiential marketing agencies promoting several internationally recognised brands. She also worked in public relations, representing a prominent natural skincare brand in Cork. Orlaith has extensive experience in social media strategy, email marketing and event management. She is a social media enthusiast and has a natural talent for creating engaging content.
Chaity ChatterjeeHead of Web Design & DevelopmentDPFOC
Chaity ChatterjeeHead of Web Design & Development DPFOC
Armed with an MBA in International Business, a Bachelor of Science degree and over 15 years of hands-on experience in various IT companies, Chaity really is the perfect person to lead our web design and development division. Her role is to ensure that the web projects that we deliver are built to budget, on-time and to world class standards. Chaity's research is focused on constantly evolving the expertise and policies of her team. This research ensures that DPFOC is always at the cutting edge of web design and development. Since taking over the division in 2014, she has overseen its rapid expansion based on consistently exceeding client expectations.