Keynote Speaker Mark Simmons

Mark Simmons

Marketing and creativity expert, Co-author of business best-sellers Punk Marketing and The Business Playground

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $10,001 - $20,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
    English
  • Travels From
    California, USA

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Mark Simmons’ Key Accomplishments Include . . .

Mark Simmons is a marketing and branding guru who has been at the cutting-edge of business creativity for over 25 years.  He was a global marketer The Coca-Cola Company, has advised the Gates Foundation, founded ad agency AntiCorp and was a senior executive at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, one of the most innovative ad agencies in the world.

Mark Simmons is also the co-author of Punk Marketing: Get Off Your Ass and Join the Revolution and, with musician Dave Stewart of pop duo Eurythmics, of The Business Playground: Where Creativity and Commerce Collide. Both books have been translated into numerous languages. He co-created iPad app Creativity, which includes 10 original games designed to help business people be more creative.

The need for creative thinking has become more urgent than ever. Any business that hopes to survive and thrive will need to adapt quickly to changing consumer attitudes and re-draw their products and communications to fit, whilst also keeping pace with rapid advancements in technology and the far-reaching effects of globalization.

Mark Simmons is a lively and engaging speaker who has spoken to audiences around the world about creativity and marketing. He has a mission to deliver clear thinking in a complicated world and his talks are peppered with fascinating examples and show brands how they can successfully stand out and break through the white noise. He has spoken at conferences and events throughout the US and in Canada, Mexico, the UK, Germany and Turkey.

More About Speaker, Mark Simmons. . .
Mark Simmons lives in Santa Monica, California. In addition to writing, speaking and consulting on marketing and creativity, Mark is the Chief Marketing Officer of startup bank for the creative community, First Artist Bank and a director of Ideas Britain He is also the creator of a DIY tool for marketers called Positioning Ninja that helps them to create strong brands by simply answering 10 questions about their business and consumers.

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  • “Exciting. Outrageous. Innovative. Provocative. Cutting edge. A little raw and dangerous for the weak of heart – but well worth the risk. These guys mean business and if necessary will drag us all kicking and screaming toward a much improved bottom line.”

    Deb Carter

    Chair, Maryland Tourism Council/Governor's Tourism Industry Conference

  • “…a very professional demeanor with high-level humor. For these dudes to be able to captivate an audience of car dealers on the topic of new ways to market, advertise, and interact with their communities was remarkable.”

    RT Canal

    Training Manager, Southwest, Chrysler Motors

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