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Christophe Stoll

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Designer and Co-Founder

Precious

Christophe Stoll is running the design studio precious in Hamburg together with Johannes Schardt. They are developing design strategies, interactive concepts and visual languages for digital products. The customer portfolio comprises small start-ups as well as international brands. Furthermore, they are writing articles for design publications and run workshops tackling product innovation.

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Julie Strawson

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Director of Marketing

Monotype Imaging

Julie is responsible for market development at Monotype Imaging and manages the Brand Perfect Tour World-Wide. She a marketing strategist who has worked in design and technology companies throughout her career bringing brands to life in print, Web and mobile media. ‘Bringing it all together’ in terms of communication, design and technology is Julie’s goal. She sees a need for brands and creatives to have more of a role in specifying the technological aspects of implementation in digital media to better fulfil customer expectations. Julie first experienced type as a child setting party invites in hot metal and hand printing them with her father who was in the newspaper industry.

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Christophe Stoll

Christophe Stoll

Designer and Co-Founder

Precious

Chuck Bigelow

Chuck Bigelow

Melbert B. Cary Distinguished Professor

Rochester Institute of Technology

Dan Rhatigan

Dan Rhatigan

Senior Type Designer

Monotype Imaging

Dennis Michael Dimos

Dennis Michael Dimos

Creative Director

Monotype Imaging

Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson

Film Director

Linotype: The Film

Johannes Schardt

Johannes Schardt

Designer and Co-Founder

Precious

John Oswald

John Oswald

Service Design Lead

Fjord

Julie Strawson

Julie Strawson

Director of Marketing

Monotype Imaging

Lee Aldridge

Lee Aldridge

Chief Brand Officer

Young & Rubicam Group

Paul Owen

Paul Owen

Executive Creative Director

Landor Associates, New York

Rietje Gieskes

Rietje Gieskes

Associate Design Director

Landor Associates, New York

Steve Matteson

Steve Matteson

Creative Type Director

Monotype Imaging

Mike Lundgren

Mike Lundgren

Partner, Director Innovation Strategy

VML

Jessie Wiley

Jessie Wiley

John Wiley & Sons

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Scott Ewings

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Scott Ewings

Scott Ewings

Managing Director

Fjord

Scott has a strong background in Creative Direction, Graphic Design and User Experience and has an excellent track record in designing customer experience propositions to drive business outcomes. Scott joined Fjord from Amdocs where he was Consulting Director. Prior to Amdocs, he spent two years in Sydney as GM Strategy & Planning for Vodafone. Before joining Vodafone Scott founded, developed and managed a number of boutique user experience consulting and development agencies.

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Marina Willer

Marina Willer

Executive Creative Director

Wolff Olins

Designer and film-maker Marina Willer is the leading creative director at Wolff Olins London. Originally from Brazil, she has been living and working in London for 15 years. Marina is best known for having designed the now world famous Tate logo, part of brand work which led UK culture to be reimagined in the eyes of the public. Marina was also the leading creative on identities like Southbank Centre, Schaulager, Macmillan Cancer support, Oi (the Braziliant Telecom), Beeline (which is now estimated to be the most valuable brand in Russia) and various international brands. Among her film projects, she made “Exposed” to introduce Richard Rogers’ exhibition in the Pompidou Centre and Design Museum. Others have been shown at the Cartier Foundation in Paris, ICA in London and won awards such as best short film in Sao Paulo film festival, with the film “Cartas da Mãe.” Marina has been a member of the jury at D&AD 4 times and is an external examiner at the Royal College of Art. Marina has an MA from the Royal College of Art.

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Simon Manchipp

Simon Manchipp

Simon Manchipp

Creative Director & Co-Founder

SomeOne

Simon Manchipp is the Co-Founder & Executive Creative Director of SomeOne. Recent & current clients include Eurostar, O2, Braun, Universal Music, The Royal Opera House, Betfair, London 2012 Olympic Games & The Royal Observatory Greenwich.

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Ken Soohoo

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Director, UI Technologies

Monotype Imaging

Ken Soohoo is director of UI technologies for Monotype Imaging. He is responsible for overseeing the design and development of integrating fonts and font technologies with the SpectraWorks’ embedded GUI development tools to allow OEMs to more effectively differentiate their offerings, reduce time to market and expand their products’ appeal in markets across the globe. In 1996, Soohoo co-founded Planetweb and was its president and chief executive officer. Here, he was responsible for Planetweb’s flagship product SpectraWorks’ software, a hardware- and OS-independent suite of technologies for developing embedded graphical user interfaces quickly and inexpensively. With a background in software engineering and programming, Mr. Soohoo has been a thought leader and hands-on developer in home entertainment since creating his first video game on an Atari system at age 16. Mr Soohoo is credited with five US patents, three with Planetweb. Mr Soohoo has spoken at major industry events including CES, Comdex, Digital Hollywood, E3 and Agenda.

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Dan Rhatigan

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Senior Type Designer

Monotype Imaging

Daniel Rhatigan is a senior type designer at Monotype Imaging, based in the UK. He worked as a designer and typographer in Boston and New York for 15 years before coming to study at the University of Reading, and then research and design non-Latin typeface families, concentrating on Indic scripts. He also lectures on typography and branding in the Netherlands and the UK.

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Jonathan Barnbrook

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Founder

Barnbrook

Jonathan Barnbrook is a graphic designer, type designer and motion graphics director. Most well known for his collaborations with David Bowie, Damien Hirst and Adbusters. He runs his own studio ‘Barnbrook’ and his font company ‘Virusfonts’ based in London as well as releasing fonts through Californian font company ‘Emigre’. He teaches and exhibits widely, his contribution to graphic design was rewarded with a major retrospective at the Design Museum in London in 2007.

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Patrick Burgoyne

Patrick Burgoyne

Editor

Creative Review

Patrick Burgoyne has been the editor of Creative Review magazine since 1999. Before joining the magazine (as Staff Writer) he worked in marketing, first for the Body Shop and later for the University of Westminster, whilst also moonlighting as a writer for magazines such as The Big Issue. He is also the author of several books on design and visual culture and has written for many publications, including The Guardian, The Independent, Scotland on Sunday, Arena and La Repubblica.