Founder & CEO, MakeLoveNotPorn/IfWeRanTheWorld
Cindy Gallop is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, whose background is brandbuilding, marketing and advertising. She started up the US office of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York in 1998 and in 2003 was named Advertising Woman of the Year. She is the founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld.com, 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.com, launched at TED 2009.
She and cofounders Corey Innis (CTO) and Oonie Chase (User Experience) launched makelovenotporn.tv - ‘Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference’ - in public beta in 2013. She acts as board advisor to a number of tech ventures, a personal brand/life/executive coach, and a consultant on brand and business innovation for companies around the world.
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. Cindypublished ‘Make Love Not Porn: Technology’s Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior’ as one of TED’s line of TEDBooks. You can follow her on Twitter @cindygallop.