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Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart is  founder and chairman  of Weapons of Mass Entertainment, an idea  factory described by  the LA Times as 'a media  company for the new world’. A multimedia entrepreneur,  his career spans more than 25 years and over  100 million album sales. As well as being one half of Eurythmics with Annie Lennox, Stewart has  worked with some of the best including Bono,  Mick Jagger, Gwen Stefani, Sinead O’Connor,  Tom Petty and Bob Dylan, winning best  songwriter and best producer 4 times as well  as numerous Grammy and Life Time Achievement  Awards. Described by Dylan as ‘a fearless  innovator’, Stewart was recently named one of  the 100 Most Creative People in Business  by Fast Company Magazine. Stewart is  an acclaimed public speaker and regularly  advises businesses on creativity and  innovation. He is a key advisor to  mobile phone giant Nokia, where he has the  unique title of ‘change agent’, and has  created a number of  game-changing ventures in the  entertainment industry. Stewart is an  accomplished photographer and filmmaker, and  also makes a mean vodka martini.

Mark Simmons is a branding expert, innovator and the co-author of Punk Marketing: Get Off Your Ass and Join the Revolution. Over the past twenty years he has been a senior global marketer at Coca-Cola, run advertising agencies in the UK and US, been an adviser to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection, and is the co-founder of, a social enterprise dedicated to helping people use less and give more. Mark frequently speaks at conferences about creativity, marketing and branding. He passionately believes in the power of ideas to make a positive difference in business and society and works with organizations around the world to put this into practice. Follow Mark on Twitter: @markjcsimmons.