Our Young Gun profile takes a look at some of the young talent across the advertising, adtech, marketing and media sector in Australia. It aims to shed light on the varying roles, people and companies across the buzzing industry.
Today we speak to iProspect client executive, Myles Pearce.
Time in current role/time at the company:
How long have you been in the industry?
How did you get here? Was this always the plan?
I always envisioned myself becoming a marketing manager at a global ad agency, but I never knew I wanted to be involved with digital so much.
Who is your right-hand person/who guides you day to day?
My current mentor Max Matthews is my guide through ad land and my biggest advocate.
What’s the best thing about the industry you work in?
It’s dynamic, ever changing, people oriented and, most of all, fun.
And the biggest challenge?
It’s dynamic, ever changing, and people oriented.
Whose job have you set your sights on in the future?
I have my sights set on my current mentor’s position as a marketing director.
Where do you turn for inspiration?
I find inspiration in the teams around me, and the teams I’ve worked with before.
My favourite advert is:
Tide Super Bowl commercial. I love the trend of companies hijacking other companies’ advertising, and this was one of the best examples.
Tell us one thing people at work don’t know about you?
I collect certifications, check out my LinkedIn for my impressive list and be sure to send me some recommendations!
In five years' time I'll be:
A marketing director leading digital strategy and handling clients one-to-one.
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