Seminar for brand strategists and decision makers

Meet our brand experts

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Jose de Cabo

Co-Founder Olapic (London)

Based in Olapic’s European headquarters in London, Cabo is spearheading the company’s global expansion. Drawing on his extensive global consulting background, Cabo and his team successfully introduced Olapic’s earned content technology to the European market and have secured client partners including AllSaints, Karen Millen, L’Óreal, Pepe Jeans, and Tag Heuer. Born in Madrid, Cabo holds undergraduate degrees from Dublin City University and ICADE University and an MBA from the Columbia School of Business in New York City, where he and his co-founders received recognition and capital from the Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund. He previously worked as a management consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, leading technology innovation, marketing and sales projects for large, multi-national corporations. Cabo has been featured extensively in the press and is frequently invited to present at trade conferences on the future of e-commerce.

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Angus Hyland

Pentagram Partner (UK)

Angus Hyland is a creative director, designer and author. He has been named one of the UK’s top ten graphic designers by The Independent, and has received over a hundred creative awards, including five D&AD silver pencils. Past and current clients include Asprey, AkzoNobel, EAT., Eurosport, H&M, Maersk, Marimekko, Mills & Boon, Mulberry, Penguin, Rolls-Royce and Tate Modern. He has written nine books on art, illustration and design; and is an external consultant and creative director at both Laurence King Publishing and Cass Art.

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Jessica Krier

Design Director KMS TEAM (Munich)

Born in 1982, Jessica Krier completed her degree as a Graduate Designer in Visual Communication at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences in 2007. After working freelance, she joined KMS TEAM in 2008 and is now leading a team as Design Director. She has made significant contributions to the new visual identities of Bentley Motors, Canyon Bicycles, JINS, Schneider Schreibgeräte, Porsche and Porsche Motorsport, ŠKODA and Stemme with her work.

The »luxury/lifestyle« and »transportation« sectors are especially fascinating for her. She finds inspiration in things both great and small – it is often the most absurd things that help her come up with great ideas. She is a member of the Art Directors Club Germany (ADC).

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Juan Andrés Milleiro

Head of Social Media at NH Hotel Group (UK)

“Juan Andrés Milleiro is a Social Media and Content Marketing specialist with proven track of business results. He is currently the global Head of Social Media at NH Hotel Group, one of the top 25 chains in the world with almost 400 hotels in 30 countries across Europe, America and Africa. In the past he has worked to define the strategy and development in Social Media of brands such as Heineken, Mercedes-Benz, Real Madrid and Telepizza.”

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Alex Ostrowski

Creative Director at Lovers (London)

Alex is the founder and creative director of Lovers, a design collective that helps people express ideas and messages. Built specifically to align designers with challenges that stir them, the group carefully maps its individual personalities and ambitions to diverse projects. The approach is enjoyed by clients as broad as Greenpeace, the V&A, the NSPCC, Dishoom, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Oxford University and others.

About the talk: ‘End Ocean Plastics’
The pollution of our oceans by waste plastic is one of the largest issues we face as a planet. Marcela and Alex explain how they have created a distinct visual identity for campaign communications addressing this global challenge, employing the power of design to help drive urgent change.

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Marcela Teran

Art & Editorial Coordinator at Greenpeace (UK)

Marcela is a passionate designer and creative comms specialist interested in the role of design, art and creativity in facilitating and empowering positive change. Marcela is part of the Art and Editorial team at Greenpeace UK helping translate complex environmental issues into clear and powerful communications. The team also leads collaborations with creative practitioners, artists and agencies.

About the talk: ‘End Ocean Plastics’
The pollution of our oceans by waste plastic is one of the largest issues we face as a planet. Marcela and Alex explain how they have created a distinct visual identity for campaign communications addressing this global challenge, employing the power of design to help drive urgent change.

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Malou Verlomme

Senior UK Type Designer (UK)

Malou Verlomme is French typeface designer. Since 2016 he’s been working for Monotype UK.
He has a Graphic Design degree from l’École Duperré in Paris, and an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading. His typeface Camille has the honor of being part of the collection at France’s Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP). His typefaces include Ecam and Totem published with the foundry LongType, which he co-founded in 2012. In 2016 he designed the Johnston100 for TfL, London’s new underground typeface.

Jürgen Siebert

Jürgen Siebert

Marketing Director / Monotype (Berlin)

Born in 1954, Siebert studied physics in Frankfurt. After receiving his degree in 1985, he worked as a science journalist, wrote his first book and moved from Frankfurt to Hamburg. There he co-founded the graphics magazine PAGE in 1986, and ran it as editor-in-chief until 1991, when he moved to Berlin. In Berlin, Siebert initially worked for two years for FSI FontShop International, where he published the first FontFonts, FUSE and the FontBook. In 1993, he took over marketing for FontShop Deutschland and in 1996, organised the first TYPO design conference; he started the Fontblog in 2004, and then in 2011, Creative Morning Berlin, as well as the TYPO offshoots in London and San Francisco. TYPO Days followed a year later. Since the autumn of 2014, he has been responsible for the German-language marketing for Monotype GmbH and initiated TYPO Labs and Brand Days.