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Futureheads Five Stories – Anthony Dang

Anthony is a thought leader in technical leadership and organisational processes. He is a regular organiser & presenter at conferences and meetups, a tech blogger, and is active in the open source community – In particular the Umbraco CMS, where he is an Umbraco MVP & Master. Anthony has experience in building high performing remote … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Anthony Dang”

Futureheads Five Stories – Jon Hipkiss

John Hipkiss is a trained Laughter Therapist, with a background in music, consultancy, clowning and laughing! Known as ‘Laughing John’, he set up Laughter Therapy in 2009 with the aim of promoting Laughter Yoga, health and team building Laughter Therapy. He kindly took five minutes to share with us his expert insight as well as his … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Jon Hipkiss”

Futureheads Five Stories – Matt Wheeler

Matt has 20 years experience starting and scaling business through digital media. As the founder of marketing technology business Driftrock, Matt helps brands like BMW, Honda and The University of Birmingham deliver marketing that people actually want to see, whilst protecting privacy. Previously, as 3rd employee Matt helped Forward Internet Group scale to over £100 … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Matt Wheeler”

Futureheads Five Stories – Lee Cross

Lee Cross is the co-founder and Managing Director of Skull Mountain, a digital product consultancy servicing a portfolio of clients comprised of global brands. He is also an associate director of three other professional services companies which specialise in digital brand and marketing (Random Colour Animal) technical engineering delivery (Pretty Technical) and business design consultancy … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Lee Cross”

Futureheads Five Stories – Cynthia Savard Saucier

Cynthia is head of UX at Shopify, and co-author of Tragic Design (O’Reilly). She has a knack for solving complex problems from a business and human lens. Her range of experience has brought her broad recognition as a leading expert in ecommerce and UX. In addition to her day job, Cynthia is regularly invited to … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Cynthia Savard Saucier”

Futureheads Five Stories – Margaret Hanley

Mags Hanley is a career coach, mentor and trainer, based in Melbourne Australia. She has worked in UX for over 25 years in the US, UK and Australia. Her passion is to help UX professionals find into the roles that suits them best. She works with primarily with senior practitioners moving into leadership, and senior … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Margaret Hanley”

Futureheads Five Stories – Guillaume Buat-Ménard

Guillaume Buat-Menard is a director at Flipside, a London based digital product agency part of Weber Shandwick. Flipside develops high end digital products, technical innovation and digital transformation for clients as diverse as Coca Cola, Novartis, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Scope and Public Health England. Flipside acquired Aqueduct in January 2020, where Guillaume developed a … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Guillaume Buat-Ménard”

Futureheads Five Stories: Sam Cohen

Sam Cohen is the COO and co-founder of Lifted, a Care-Tech company that aims to transform later life using tech to revolutionise the care experience for families and Carers. Sam is a graduate of the London School of Economics with 10+ years’ experience building scale-up businesses. His career began in Equity Research but he soon … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories: Sam Cohen”

FFS Jonathan Hassell

Jonathan is an expert on embedding accessibility into digital production teams. He is also leading a thought-provoking session on the impact of inclusive design as part of our Leaders in Change series on the 9th October. If you’re new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak … Continue reading “FFS Jonathan Hassell”

FFS Adam Downes

Adam is an Associate Creative Director of Experience at Publicis Sapient. We’ve been working onsite with Publicis Sapient over the last couple of months, to help them grow their design function and futureproof their hiring strategy. Along the way, we have got to know the team pretty well and have been amazed by the intelligent, inspiring, and genuinely lovely … Continue reading “FFS Adam Downes”

FFS Isabel Lewis

We’ve been working onsite in partnership with our friends at Publicis Sapient, to help them grow their design function and futureproof their hiring strategy. I’ve got to know the team pretty well, and I’ve been amazed by the intelligent, inspiring, and genuinely lovely folk that make up the organisation. So I’ve invited a few of them to share … Continue reading “FFS Isabel Lewis”

FFS John Whittle

Dr John Whittle is a sociologist (with specialisms in gender, identity and power), insight expert and senior researcher at diversity and inclusion specialist consultancy Versiti. If you’re new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t … Continue reading “FFS John Whittle”

FFS Leyre Gimenez Ocasar

Leyre is a User Experience Designer at Publicis Sapient. We’ve been working onsite with Publicis Sapient over the last couple of months, to help them grow their design function and futureproof their hiring strategy. Along the way, I’ve got to know the team pretty well, and I’ve been amazed by the intelligent, inspiring, and genuinely lovely … Continue reading “FFS Leyre Gimenez Ocasar”

FFS Malin Persson Jarskär

We’ve been working onsite in partnership with our friends at Publicis Sapient, to help them grow their design function and futureproof their hiring strategy. I’ve got to know the team pretty well, and I’ve been amazed by the intelligent, inspiring, and genuinely lovely folk that make up the organisation. So I’ve invited a few of … Continue reading “FFS Malin Persson Jarskär”

FFS Greet Jans

We’ve been working in partnership with our friends at Publicis Sapient over the last couple of months. We’re there to help them grow their experience design function and futureproof their hiring strategy. Spending so much time on site has meant I’ve got to know the team pretty well, and I’ve been amazed by the intelligent, … Continue reading “FFS Greet Jans”

FFS Joe Macleod

Joe is a product leader and founder of andEnd – the world’s first customer ending business. He recently also led a thought-provoking session on ending customer relationships as part of our Leaders in Change series. If you’re new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to … Continue reading “FFS Joe Macleod”

FFS Paula Jago

We love exploring what makes digital minds tick. So we have launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. This week we wanted to share stories from one of own. Paula is Director of Business Operations here at Futureheads, and plays a … Continue reading “FFS Paula Jago”

FFS Andy Starr

For this edition of FFS, we’re delighted to be joined by Brand Strategist and Storyteller Andy Starr. If you’re new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. Andy is co-founder of Level C – … Continue reading “FFS Andy Starr”

FFS Ruth Vakrat

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by UXer and Sputnik Education founder Ruth Vakrat. If you're new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. What’s the story of your … Continue reading “FFS Ruth Vakrat”

FFS Ofer Monar

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by human factors expert Ofer Monar. If you're new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. What’s the story of your career … Continue reading “FFS Ofer Monar”

FFS Bede McCarthy

Being part of the Product team here at Futureheads means I get to spend a lot of time talking to people who have interesting stories to tell about their careers, the lessons they've learned, and their thoughts on the future. We wanted to create a platform to share these stories – and so FFS was born. FFS, … Continue reading “FFS Bede McCarthy”

FFS Ty Fairclough

Being part of the UX team here at Futureheads means I get to spend a lot of time talking to interesting people. One of those people is Ty Fairclough. I've known Ty for a while, so I was delighted to get the chance to hear more about his career journey by way of an FFS. … Continue reading “FFS Ty Fairclough”

FFS | What’s the biggest challenge for the digital industry?

The Futureheads Five Stories (FFS) series features interviews with many of the incredible people from the digital world we speak to while we are recruiting for technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. Each interviewee tells us about their careers to date, as well as tips, stories and some of the lessons they’ve … Continue reading “FFS | What’s the biggest challenge for the digital industry?”

FFS Marcus Kirsch

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by service design & innovation specialist Marcus Kirsch. If you're new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. What’s the story of your … Continue reading “FFS Marcus Kirsch”

FFS Cennydd Bowles

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by designer and tech ethics consultant Cennydd Bowles. If you're new to FFS, otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. Cennydd is also leading … Continue reading “FFS Cennydd Bowles”

FFS Julie Kennedy

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by design leader Julie Kennedy. If you're new to FFS – otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. We aim to find out more about their career in the digital … Continue reading “FFS Julie Kennedy”

FFS Kevin McCullagh

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by Kevin McCullagh, founder of product strategy consultancy Plan. Kevin is also hosting our upcoming Leaders in Change breakfast on the 5th December on redesigning work in an age of automation. Aimed at leaders driving big changes, his talk will explore how AI enabled automation has the potential … Continue reading “FFS Kevin McCullagh”

FFS | Advice for when you’re just starting out

It’s a year since we began the Futureheads Five Stories (FFS) series. It features interviews with many of the incredible people from the digital world we speak to while we are recruiting for technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. FFS finds out about their careers … Continue reading “FFS | Advice for when you’re just starting out”

FFS Sergey Yanovskiy

For this edition of FFS, we’re delighted to be joined by Service Designer and Digital Strategist Sergey Yanovskiy from Octopus Labs. We are proud to be working alongside Octopus Labs in supporting the Service Design Fringe Festival this year, which is the first and only service design festival in London. Since 2014, it has been contributing … Continue reading “FFS Sergey Yanovskiy”

FFS Rhian Lewis

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by software engineer and blockchain consultant Rhian Lewis. Rhian is also hosting our upcoming Leaders in Change breakfast on the 23rd October on blockchain and cryptocurrency (which we're very excited about). Aimed at leaders driving big changes, her talk will dispel the myths around blockchain and explore how this … Continue reading “FFS Rhian Lewis”

FFS James Reeve

Leading the Design and Creative team here at Futureheads means I get to spend my time talking to interesting people. One of those people is James Reeve, Creative Director at Foolproof. I've known James for a number of years now, so I was delighted to get the chance to hear about his career journey by … Continue reading “FFS James Reeve”

FFS Kathryn Dowling

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by sleep practitioner Kathryn Dowling. Kathryn recently ran a session at Futureheads HQ on the science of sleeping well, and if you're looking for a better night's sleep, you can check out our top takeaways on sleeping better. So, without further ado… What’s the story of … Continue reading “FFS Kathryn Dowling”

FFS Mel McVeigh

After many years spent working in digital media, I continue to be fascinated by the stories of those in the community. To that end, we launched FFS.  Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell, to find out more about their career in … Continue reading “FFS Mel McVeigh”

FFS Marie-Claude Gervais

For this edition of FFS, we're delighted to be joined by Marie-Claude Gervais, a qualitative research strategist and diversity and inclusion expert. Marie-Claude is also hosting our upcoming Leaders in Change breakfast on the 12th September, where she'll be speaking on Reframing Diversity. Aimed at leaders driving big changes, her talk will go beyond pious intentions and … Continue reading “FFS Marie-Claude Gervais”

FFS Simon Nixon

After many years spent working in digital media recruitment, I continue to be fascinated by the stories that those in the community have to tell about their career. To that end, a few months ago, we launched FFS.  Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who … Continue reading “FFS Simon Nixon”

FFS Paul Batterham

Recruiting in the Service Design space, I'm lucky to get to spend my days talking with really interesting folks. To that end, a few months ago, we launched FFS. Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. We aim to find out more … Continue reading “FFS Paul Batterham”

FFS Matt Pollitt

As part of the Product, Change and Digital Delivery team here at Futureheads, I get to chew the fat with people doing some really interesting work, and I've always been fascinated by what motivates these people. To that end, a few months ago, we launched FFS. Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where … Continue reading “FFS Matt Pollitt”

FFS Andrew Rolf

After many years spent working in digital media recruitment, I continue to be fascinated by the stories that those in the community have to tell about their career. To that end, a few months ago, we launched FFS.  Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people who … Continue reading “FFS Andrew Rolf”

FFS Phil Clarke

I spend my days working with people who are making waves in the world of technology, and I'm always interested in exploring what motivates and inspires these people in their work. To that end, a few months ago, we launched FFS. Otherwise known as Futureheads Five Stories, this is a regular interview series where we speak to people … Continue reading “FFS Phil Clarke”

FFS Daria Kwiatkowska

We get to spend our days working with generally awesome people across the wonderful world of digital. And we love exploring what makes these folks tick. So we launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell, to find out more about their career in the digital world, … Continue reading “FFS Daria Kwiatkowska”

FFS Peter Morville

We get to spend our days working with generally awesome people across the wonderful worlds of technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership. And we love exploring what makes these folks tick. So we launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who … Continue reading “FFS Peter Morville”

FFS Claire Durrant

We get to spend our days working with generally awesome people across the wonderful worlds of technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership. And we love exploring what makes these folks tick. So we launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who … Continue reading “FFS Claire Durrant”

FFS Clare McDonald

We get to spend our days working with generally awesome people across the wonderful worlds of technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership. And we love exploring what makes these folks tick. So we launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who … Continue reading “FFS Clare McDonald”

FFS Karen Rivoire

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Karen Rivoire”

FFS Jeff Gothelf

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Jeff Gothelf”

FFS Kate Rees

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Kate Rees”

FFS Lola Oyelayo

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Lola Oyelayo”

FFS Pete Trainor

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Pete Trainor”

FFS Stephen Cribbett

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Stephen Cribbett”

FFS Servane Mouazan

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Servane Mouazan”

FFS Stephen Wood

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Stephen Wood”

FFS Denise Hampson

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Denise Hampson”

FFS Jonathan Waddingham

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Jonathan Waddingham”

FFS Katy Magrane

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Katy Magrane”

FFS Jon Wall

We love exploring what makes digital minds tick. So we have launched FFS, or Futureheads Five Stories, where we speak to people who have interesting stories to tell. And we couldn’t resist the acronym. This week we wanted to share stories from one of own. Jon is Recruitment Director here at Futureheads, and works across our business, taking … Continue reading “FFS Jon Wall”

FFS Lisa Talia Moretti

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Lisa Talia Moretti”

FFS Anne Trouillet Rogers

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Anne Trouillet Rogers”

FFS Alexander Artsvuni

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Alexander Artsvuni”

FFS Clare Munday

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. We also love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Clare Munday”

FFS Jason Mesut

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Jason Mesut”

FFS Alberta Soranzo

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership roles. And we love exploring what makes digital minds tick. To that … Continue reading “FFS Alberta Soranzo”

FFS Max Gadney

Don’t worry, this isn’t a rant about Max, it’s our new series, Futureheads Five Stories. We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change … Continue reading “FFS Max Gadney”