Patrick Hanlon

Founder & CEO, Thinktopia

Patrick is founder and CEO of Thinktopia, a strategic branding and social engagement group. His books Primal Branding and The Social Code are in several languages and taught around the world. Hanlon is the only person in the world who has been an agency creative director and also on the advisory board of the Advertising Research Foundation. He has written Super Bowl spots and been awarded Clios, CA, Cannes and other awards. He has been guest speaker at IDEO, NYU, American Marketing Association, Parsons School of Design, FIT, Hyundai, and has written for, and been quoted in, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Advertising Age, ADWEEK magazines and on NPR. He has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business and part of the tv documentary series The Kennedys.