Calling BS | Cindy Gallop, Founder & CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn | Power Lounge S2E11

Cindy Gallop is the Michael Bay of Business. She's been blowing sh*t up for 30 years. Join us as we discuss marketing and tech disruption.


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We are ecstatic to be sharing some time with the incomparable Cindy Gallop to spend some time calling bullsh*t on what's happening in advertising, marketing, branding, and tech now.

Join us for a candid conversation on female tech founders, ageism, building your brand, and finding your voice. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from the ”Micheal Bay of Business”.

Cindy Gallop Cindy Gallop is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, whose background is 35 years in brand-building, marketing, and advertising – she started up the US office of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York in 1998 and 2003 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, which enables brands to implement the business model of the future – Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit (financial and social).

She is also the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn – ‘Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference’ – a social sex tech platform designed to promote good sexual behavior and good sexual values, which she launched at TED 2009, and for which she has raised $3 million to build out as ‘the Social Sex Revolution’. She is a board advisor to a number of tech ventures and works as a personal brand/life/executive coach and a consultant 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.'

BusinessInsider named her one of 15 Most Important Marketing Strategy Thinkers Today, alongside Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin, and cited her as number 33 on their list of 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter, and number one on their list of Top 30 People In Advertising To Follow On Twitter.

Campaign named her number one on their list of Top 10 Trailblazers for both 2016 and 2017 and number two in 2018.

Together with Susan Credle of FCB and Margaret Johnson of Goodby, Cindy is one of three Campaign Review Committee chairs for the AdCouncil in the US, helping to make the work great.

Cindy is an outspoken advocate of diversity and inclusion in advertising, tech, and business – she was Jury President at CannesLions 2015 for the inaugural Glass Lion Awards, proposed by Sheryl Sandberg to celebrate advertising that shatters gender stereotypes in advertising, and in 2017 was turned by digital agency R/GA into a chatbot for Equal Pay Day that helps women ask for a raise

Cindy has partnered with AARP on their DisruptAging initiative to challenge and change ageism. Cindy has published ‘Make Love Not Porn: Technology’s Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior’ as one of TED’s line of TEDBooks.

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