Cindy Gallop

Founder & CEO, IfWeRanTheWorld

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Cindy Gallop is the founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, co-action software launched in beta at TED 2010 and subsequently written up and taught as a Harvard Business School case study, which enables brands to implement the business model of the future — Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit (financial and social).She is also the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn – “Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference” — a social sextech platform designed to promote good sexual behavior and good sexual values, which she launched at TED 2009, and for which she has raised $2million to build out as “the Social Sex Revolution.” Cindy acts as board advisor to a number of tech ventures and works as a personal brand/life/executive coach and a consultant on brand and business innovation for companies around the world. Business Insider 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. An outspoken advocate of diversity and inclusion in advertising, tech, and business, Cindy recently partnered with AARP on their Disrupt Aging initiative to challenge and change ageism. She is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, with a background of over 30 years in brand-building, marketing, and advertising. As well, Cindy 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.