‘When you change the way we communicate,
                                                            you change society.’
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John Pollock Linked Out Cv

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Thought I\'d break out of LinkedIn style for a moment (and for a client who wanted it short and sweet)

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John Pollock Linked Out Cv

  1. 1. ‘When you change the way we communicate, you change society.’ Clay Shirky | 2008 Here Comes Everybody: How Change Happens When People Come Together John Pollock Communicating ideas (creatively) Turquoise Frog Think | Imagine | Know Award-winning communication PR Week Award for Writing Excellence uk@earth.people - poverty & the environment “The funkiest document ever produced by the British Government” Rt. Hon. Clare Short MP | Secretary of State for International Development (DFID) ACE/Novotel Conference Organiser of the Year Changing the Nature of Tourism “An excellent event” His Excellency Ambassador George Kirya | Uganda High Commission
  2. 2. Some education University of Oxford First Class Honours: Experimental Psychology, Philosophy & Statistics University of Manchester Research Psychologist Some press Technology Review MIT | The World’s Oldest Technology Magazine (Estd. 1899) The Times Of London (Estd. 1785) The Guardian Of Manchester (Estd. 1821) New Scientist International Science (Estd. 1956) Red Herring International new digital technology magazine (Estd. 1993) Acumen Journal of Life Sciences (African Editor) Business, Economics & Policy (2003-2004) Science One of the world’s most prestigious journals (Estd. 1883) When Saturday Comes “The half decent football magazine” (Estd. 1986) Some TV & Radio The Bill (scriptwriter) Britain’s primetime TV cop show VoxAfrica TV (guest) Pan-African TV channel broadcasting in French & English Colourful Radio (guest) “Old skool to new cool soul music with engaging talk for adults” Some digital Ebay Christmas Treasure Hunt (Chief Clue Elf) Quiet Riots Crowd-sourcing change (co-creating the core thinking) Supershagland 3 million players, ‘safe sex’ game, viral hit. Currently offline (original idea) @JohnPollock Twitter (micro-blogging) The Vision Thing This, that & the other (macro-blogging) Some personal consultancy Norman Borlaug Nobel Peace Laureate | The world’s greatest farmer (private advice) H.E. Paul Kagame President of Rwanda (10th Anniversary of Genocide, private briefing) Gro Harlem Brundtland (Director General’s team, World Health Organization conference) David E Bloom Harvard University (Private sector keynote, Durban AIDS conference) Some other clients OECD Social Capitalism & Human Diversity Office of the Prime Minister Government of Jamaica (Cabinet Briefing) British Council Public understanding of science and technology: multiple reports Royal Society Public understanding of science and technology: multiple reports NESTA National organisation launch T-Mobile Everything Communicates: The One 2 One Guide for Small Business British Overseas Aid Group Oxfam, Save the Children, ActionAid, CAFOD (You made Africa boring) Blackberry Various, including presentations. Shell Briefing futures group on sustainable development ‘Everything should be kept as simple as possible, but no simpler.’ Albert Einstein

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