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Deborah Collier

PresidentDigital Skills Authority

New York, NY

Member Since June 2024


Executive Leadership
Business Model Innovation
Digital Media


Futurist Leader® Deborah Collier is an influential strategic leader with 30-years’ experience working across digital, technology, marketing and business. A digital, media and technology entrepreneur, she is described as a ‘global economic force’ as founder and president of industry's global awarding body Digital Skills Authority. She is also a media CEO at Portman Collier, and former non-executive director, who organically built a successful global multi-million publishing business and implemented its sophisticated e-learning and certification platform. An internationally recognized leader in strategy for digital and emerging technologies, she developed the first ever global digital governance framework and strategic planning methodologies in 2008 continually evolving and delivered by trainers through Digital Skills Authority since 2016. With 20-years' senior executive and company director experience in the US and UK, in her earlier career she trained and advised leaders of some of the world’s best-known brands and government organizations internationally, including PwC, Procter & Gamble, Oman Ministry of Information and Technology, South African Post Office, Seagate, Mars, SABIC, Three, Schneider Electric and EY. Her training, thought-leadership and influence have helped millions of individuals and organizations around the globe. A Top 10 Global Thought Leader in Business Strategy, Legal & IP according to Thinkers360 and Top 50 in Leadership and Emerging Technology, she was also listed in Richtopia's ‘Top 100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World’ (2016).

Company details

Digital Skills Authority

Company bio

Digital Skills Authority is the global industry awarding body for advanced digital and digital business skills. Founded in 2016, Digital Skills Authority is an international organization, with companies, offices and hubs growing including USA, UK, UAE, Germany, India and Singapore.


Media & entertainment

Area of focus

Corporate Training

Company size

201 - 500