CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF BRAND OFFICER, CONTAGIOUS
Experienced co-founder and author, with deep knowledge of the global marketing communications industry. Leads Contagious, a marketing innovation resource and a creative excellence consultancy for brands and agencies. Paul has written for numerous publications including The Guardian and Forbes, and has appeared on CNN, ITV News, BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme and BBC 5 Live’s Wake Up To Money. His TED Talk on Alternative Currencies has been viewed 1.27 million times. He is an advisor to the Create charity. Alongside his US colleague, Chris Bart, Paul is co-author of 'The Contagious Commandments', published by Penguin Business. Personal blurb: fan of Middlesbrough FC; father of three; dog owner; lives in St Albans but doesn’t half miss the hills, moors and beaches of North Yorkshire, where he grew up; wife has a proper job (a dyslexia specialist); loves reading fiction and going to the theatre, but despairs at how expensive the tickets are.
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