Meet Our Executive Team

Shaun Le Cornu

SHAUN LE CORNU

Director

Shaun is highly respected in the industry with over 30 years of traditional and online retail and advertising experience, that he draws upon to lead his highly qualified team of experts in their respective fields. Shaun’s decentralised business model for SLAM Strategy is a direct reflection of his innovative and creative personality to provide the very best value for money digital services in the industry. Utilising state of the art I.T software to manages his international workforce and client base, Shaun is truly an early adopter and pioneer in the digital space.

Jonathan Forrester

JONATHAN FORRESTER

Digital Advertising Team Leader

Jonathan W. Forrester is widely recognised as a visionary brand strategist, Innovator & little Pirate. Over his diverse career, Jonathan has worked in Fortune 500 organisations, small start-ups, and prestigious ad agencies. He has been invited to talk nationally and internationally on all things branding. He helps clients like Burberry, Hublot, and Samsung connect with their audience for impactful, honest, authentic brand marketing. Formerly the CMO of Les Mills Asia Pacific, he built a new global focused online and offline campaign around influencer marketing and thought leadership. Every brand has stories to tell—stories that will engage and inform, surprise, delight, and impact their audience. Stories that create unique experiences, campaigns and deliver measurable business goals. And I'm the conduit between brand and consumer.

Nick Morris

NICK MORRIS

Optimisation, Design and Development Team Leader

Nick has ten years of experience working in the field of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Nick has primarily focused on SMBs and worked with businesses in a variety of industries including home improvement, business services, automotive, tourism, hospitality, retail and many others. He has a Bachelor of Management (Marketing) from the University of South Australia. He is particularly interested in SEO strategy and team development.

Samar Jit

SAMAR JIT

Strategic Advisor

Samar has two decades of experience in Google Ads management. He has also been managing Facebook Ads campaigns actively since 2007. He has a practised approach to paid digital marketing that delivers great results. He is liberal, analytical and a futurist. He enjoys the challenges of an ever-changing landscape. He has a post graduate diploma in Marketing from Auckland University of Technology. He enjoys learning by doing; immersing himself in data and finding insights that can improve outcomes.

Carol Funkenhauser

CAROL FUNKENHAUSER

Social Media Advertising Strategist

With many years of experience in the online marketing game, Carol has excelled at promoting some of the most challenging products on the market. Managing our SLAM Social Media Advertising, Carol is a digital strategist with a focus on stats, performance, and ROI.

Amanda Smith

AMANDA SMITH

Copywriter and Journalist

Amanda is a copywriter, brand storyteller, journalist and editor. She's worked with over 300 brands in Australia and overseas. Amanda writes conversational, narrative-driven content for marketing agencies, independent brands, and media outlets. She has experience across all facets of content - developing brand strategy and story from the ground up, through to creating all types of communication assets. This includes taglines, brand messaging, articles, profiles, website content, video scripts, sales letters, brochures, print ads, press releases, retail packaging, and books. Her words can be found in VICE, The Advertiser, News Corp, Singapore Airlines, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and Tourism Whitsundays.