Inspirefest 2017

Cindy Gallop

Founder, Make Love Not Porn

Cindy Gallop is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, whose background is in brand building, marketing and advertising. She started up the US office of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York in 1998 and, in 2003, she was named Advertising Woman of the Year.

She is the founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld – co-action software launched in beta at TED 2010 and subsequently written up and taught as a Harvard Business School case study – and of MakeLoveNotPorn, launched at TED 2009.

Gallop is board adviser to a number of tech ventures, and sits on Women at NBCU’s digital advisory board. She consults on brand and business innovation for companies around the world, describing her consultancy approach as: “I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business.” Business Insider named her as one of 15 Most Important Marketing Strategy Thinkers Today, alongside Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin.

You can watch her Inspirefest 2015 keynote here.