About the speaker
Jonathan Ford is the Co-Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer of the New York and London brand design studios of Pearlfisher and is a passionate believer in the power of fearless thought and disruptive creativity to change, inspire and create positive impact for a better future.
Jonathan leads his two design teams to create award-winning work for some of the world’s most loved challenger and iconic brands, such as Waitrose, Innocent, Jamie Oliver, Help Remedies, Wolfgang Puck & Green Black’s. He is also renowned for leading a successful series of Challengers and Icons interviews with the people behind the brands of the future who are harnessing creativity, design and bold ideas to create success. Recent interviewees include Jo Malone MBE, David Butler, VP of Innovation at Coca Cola and James Fairbank, Head of Central Marketing at Rapha.
Jonathan represents Pearlfisher on the global design stage, presenting his ideas on business, innovation and creativity at forums including PSFK and the World Future Trends Summit and is also a trustee of the Haller Foundation (Haller.org.uk).
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Change, it can actually liberate you. It's the only constant companion in life. It's the one thing that will stay with you from start to finish, and if you resist change, I'm afraid it's gonna become your enemy. — Jonathan Ford
Taking risks is the key to free thought, new ideas, originality. — Jonathan Ford
The computer is a bit of a prison. — Jonathan Ford
If you appeal to the mind, hearts will follow. — Jonathan Ford
Just say no. — Jonathan Ford