It’s been quite a year for Mark so far… Starting with The Guardian awarding him the accolade of “Star of Tech City” describing him as “one of the people who are changing our world and helping to boost economic growth.” He went on to be named in the “Silicon 60 Global Tech Entrepreneurs,” “The Most Influential Londoners” “The Sunday Times Top people in Britain,” “The Drum’s Digerati List,” “The Debrett’s Top 10 Digital List,” and was invited to do a TED talk which quickly reached millions of views.
Mark’s journey started in 2003 when he created the first digital transformation consultancy for celebrities and public figures and became the go-to “digital guy” for the Hollywood A-list. His company was soon acquired by the world’s biggest talent agency William Morris Endeavor where Mark was installed as the first Chief Digital Officer in the Entertainment Industry.
After leading the digital transformation of over 100 entertainment brands and public figures — from Lady Gaga and Usher to Buckingham Palace and Barack Obama — Mark started a new company to apply all these learnings and drive digital transformation for consumer brands.
Working directly with the C-suite of the some of the world’s largest companies, Mark’s new startup set strategy and up-skilled teams to drive digital transformation across their business. It was acquired by Vice Media in 2015 where Mark became Senior Vice President and Head of Innovation, helping to drive its transition from a humble print magazine to a multi-billion dollar youth media group while picking up Cannes Lions, Emmys and even several Oscar Nominations along the way.
He is Chairman of the Digital Leadership Council, which exists to close the digital divide in society by bringing together the best digital minds of our time to answer questions submitted by the general public. So far over 3000+ questions have been submitted and answered by this council of digital experts.
In the past few years Mark has been on a mission to democratize digital transformation and has travelled to over 100 countries and up-skilling thousands of people each month. Through fun, provocative keynotes and workshops he teaches the frameworks and techniques used to digitally transform the world’s most powerful companies and celebrities.
“Mark is without doubt one of the most innovative and thoughtful business leaders around. He's at the vanguard of business, media and technology, and someone I always turn to for smart advice about how the world is changing."
Sir Martin Sorrell, Chairman S4 Capital
“In my opinion Mark is the top of the tree when it comes to brand building in this modern age. He holds celebrity status within L’Oreal’s C suite and many of our most senior executives consider him the best consultant we’ve ever worked with. Mark’s impact on L’Oreal’s digital transformation is impossible to overstate.”
Lubomira Rochet Chief Digital Officer L’Oreal
“Mark is a deeply loved friend here at Headspace. He consulted for us in the early days and helped us understand our brand and purpose. The Headspace journey owes a lot to him and his incredible knowledge and spirit.”
Andy Puddicombe Founder Headspace
Mark is truly unique. His knowledge of the new media space is only out-shined by his own creativity and drive to constantly improve. We now work with our audiences in ways we never would have thought possible before!”
Marc Mathieu SVP Marketing Unilever
“Mark lives and breathes compelling strategic smarts and insight and has a special gift for unlocking creative awareness and confidence. His energy is highly contagious. ‘Recommend’ is too weak a word to describe his impact. ‘Absolutely compulsory’ is getting closer to the mark.”
Jonathan Mildenhall CMO AirBnb
Contact us to get Mark Adams' fees and availability for your next event
One of our consultants will get back to you soon