Adrian's Personal Philosophy Statement is "To be a better, confident and fun man that leaves behind a wise legacy"
He is a regular keynote speaker, award judge and panellist at industry events such as Cannes, Adweek, SMX and DMexco. Adrian is an ally and thought leader on inclusion and what this can mean for marketing. Having run successful diverse teams in agency, client and supplier side, he has personally seen the benefit an inclusive culture can bring to business results as well it just being the right thing to do.
Irrespective of where you are on your own journey, Adrian can guide your thinking on how an inclusive culture can empower us all to truly amplify what we are naturally capable of through our own Human Ingenuity.
A mantra he lives by is "You only think differently if you HIRE different thinkers!"
Adrian was awarded a Fellowship from the RSA for his contribution to society to date and as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art, Commence and Manufacturing, he takes the greatest pride in seeing humanity collaborate with each other and how tech can advance this collaboration.
Why I am judging these awards
I am looking forward to judging these awards. The Drum is THE place for what is happening in our industry and what better way than to recognise those that are paving the way forward with innovative and strategic thought. I will be looking for those that are doubling down on excellence, you don’t just have to have done something with shiny new things, innovation can come from delivering the best search experience that drives real value.