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Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Gary is the New York Times best-selling author of Crush It!; The Thank You Economy; Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook; and #AskGaryVee. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M angel fund.
Gary also currently hosts The #AskGaryVee Show, a way of providing as much value as possible by taking questions about social media, entrepreneurship, startups, and family businesses and giving his answers based on a lifetime of building successful, multi-million dollar companies. The show is also available as a podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and SoundCloud.
Gary is also a prolific public speaker, delivering keynotes at events like Le Web, and SXSW, which you can watch on his YouTube channel.
He was named to both Fortune and Crain’s “40 under 40″ lists in consecutive years, and has been profiled in the New York Times, Fortune and Inc.
Women not objects
Chief Creative Officer / Founder
Badger & Winters
Madonna Badger is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Badger & Winters, an advertising, branding and design agency that was named a 2016 Ad Age Small Agency Award winner. Badger & Winters specializes in building brand love with women and has worked with brands like Avon, Chanel, Cover Girl, Diane Von Furstenberg, Godiva, Nordstrom, Pepsi, P&G, and Vera Wang. The agency has produced work for over 40 countries in 27 languages. Prior to founding the agency, Madonna was at Calvin Klein, when she created the Mark Wahlberg and Kate Moss campaigns, and launched CK One. In 2009 she partnered with Jim Winters, who led marketing at Vogue and is an expert in women’s brands. Madonna, who was most recently named one of Ad Age’s Women to Watch 2016, has been featured in Vogue and WWD, named one of Daily Variety’s The Gotham 50, Crain’s Forty under Forty and one of Glamour’s Women Who Took Big Risks – And Reaped Big Rewards. More recently, Madonna announced that she and the agency would no longer create imagery that objectifies women through the #WomenNotObjects campaign, which was awarded the 2016 #Femvertising Award for Social Impact and shortlisted for three Cannes Lions. Due to this commitment and her advocacy, Madonna has been tapped to speak at many engagements on gender equality and the harm that the objectification of women in advertising has on our youth, as well as businesses. Most recently Madonna gave a keynote speech at Cannes Lions 2016 titled “Sex, Lies and Advertising” and participated in the Clinton Global Initiative panel “Tackling Gender Bias in the Media Through the Power of Advertising.”
The IDEAS MAN - PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER
Shed Simove is an entrepreneur, author and must-see keynote motivational speaker. His areas of expertise are ‘CREATIVITY’, ‘INNOVATION’, ‘SALES’ & ‘GUERRILLA MARKETING’ and he has twenty years experience in these areas. Following a degree in Experimental Psychology at Balliol College, Oxford, and two years working in Disney World, Shed worked in TV Production, heading up programmes including ‘The Big Breakfast’ and ‘Big Brother’. He then went on to forge a highly innovative merchandising empire – creating conceptual gifts, executive toys, best-selling adult sweets, books, greetings cards, and even his own currency. To date, Shed has sold over 1.5 million novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice. The presentations Shed delivers cover the topics of ‘Innovation In Business’ and ‘How To Think Differently’, in order to obtain huge future success. They are highly memorable, entertaining, instructive and inspiring talks that showcase his business insights, methods for sales growth, tips for creative thinking and his amazing adventures. He uses his own entrepreneurial journeys to deliver concrete techniques that give any company, organisation or audience practical methods for creative thinking and ways to come up with new ideas that will increase their bottom line.
Global Digital Creative Director Publicis
Mihnea got into advertising when he was 19 and in Bucharest, Romania. In the years that followed, he’s worked in Paris, London, Madrid, Toronto and New York, for brands like Xerox, Mattel, P&G, Bacardi, Nescafe, Visa, Carrefour, Land Rover, Virgin Atlantic, Canon, UNIQLO, Oreo, cigarettes and (a few) political campaigns. The work he created and creative directed over the years has won Cannes, Clio, One Show, Young Guns, Andy, D&AD, New York Festivals, Art Directors Club, London International, Eurobest, Epica, Golden Drum, Effie and mean comments on some advertising blogs.
Mihnea likes to think of new things to say or new ways to say the same things. He really enjoys that stuff. That, and raccoons. Mihnea thinks that raccoons are cool.
Since 2017, he is the Global Digital Creative Director in Publicis Milan, overseeing all the global work for Heineken. (and a few other brands he cannot mention right now)
Visionary and prolific, Karim Rashid is one of the most unique voices in design today. With more than 4000 designs in production, nearly 300 awards to his name, and client work in over 40 countries, Karim’s ability to transcend typology continues to make him a force among designers of his generation.
Eschewing style in favor of designing in the modus of our time, Karim’s designs include luxury goods for Christofle, Alessi, and Veuve Clicquot; democratic products for Umbra, bobble, and 3M; timeless furniture for Bonaldo, Tonelli, BoConcept, and Vondom; exquisite lighting for Artemide and Fontana Arte; high-tech products for Asus and SirinLabs; surface design for Marburg and Abet Laminati; iconic graphics for Citibank and Sony Ericsson; and award-winning packaging for Method, Paris Baguette, Kenzo, and Eos.
Karim’s influence expands beyond product to interiors, including restaurants like Amoje Food Capital in South Korea; hospitality design for nhow Hotel Berlin and budget hotels for Prizeotels in Bremen, Hamberg, and Hannover; public environments like Universita Metro Station in Naples; and retail design for Fun Factory in Berlin and Munich. Additionally, he has collaborated on innumerable concept exhibitions for clients such as Corian, Deutsche Bank, PepsiCo, and Audi. In 2017 Karim launched KURV Architecture D.P.C. with partner Alex Hughes AIA, bringing a unique multidisciplinary approach to architecture, investment, and development.
Numerous awards and accolades attest to Karim’s contribution to the world of design. He is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, Pentawards, and IDSA Industrial Design Excellence award. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Carlton University, Pratt Institute, OCAD in Toronto, British Institute of Interior Design, and Corcoran College of Art & Design
Contemporary artwork created by Karim ranges from digital prints to public art/ installation and sculpture. His works are featured in 20 permanent collections in various art institutions worldwide, including Brooklyn Museum of Art, MoMA, and The Center Pompidou. He has exhibited across the globe and is a frequent contributor to the Venice Biennale. He is represented by Sandra Gering Gallery in New York City.
A cultural shaper, Karim is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and conferences globally, aspiring to change the world by making design a public subject. He is also regularly featured in print and digital platforms by media companies like CNN, Vogue, Elle, GQ, The New York Times, and countless more. This reach allows Karim to fulfill his ambition of disseminating the importance of design in everyday life.
How design shape the world
Women are not objects
Creativity in digital world
How to have big impact creative ideas
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