Founder/CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld.com, enterprise marketing co-action software that enables businesses to implement the business model of the future: Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit (financial & social profit). Also founder/CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn.com - 'Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference.' - launched at TED 2009, and expanded in 2013 to MakeLoveNotPorn.tv and talkabout.makelovenotporn.tv. Currently raising funding to enable MakeLoveNotPorn to scale, and to build out MakeLoveNotPorn.academy - the 'Khan Academy' of sex education.
Cindy works as a consultant, characterizing her consultancy approach as 'I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business.', and as an inspirational speaker on business innovation. Her talks on the future of advertising have been tweeted as: ‘Most brilliant speech on the future of advertising ever – not the usual buzzword-laden bullshit ’; ‘Watching @cindygallop slice and dice the ad industry status quo like a ginsu knife. #purewin’; and ‘There must be a DeLorean parked outside, because Cindy Gallop is from the FUTURE!’ Her introduction at InfluencerCon NYC was, ‘Cindy Gallop is the truth Jack Nicholson told Tom Cruise he couldn’t handle.’
BusinessInsider named her one of 15 Most Important Marketing Strategy Thinkers Today, alongside Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin, and number one on their list of Top 30 People In Advertising To Follow On Twitter - where you can follow her @cindygallop.
TED2015, TED2014, TED2013, TED2012, TED2011, TEDWomen 2010, TED2010, TED2009, TED2008, TED2007, TED2005
Areas of Expertise
Marketing + Communications, Advertising, Public Speaking, Porn, Martinis
An idea worth spreading
The business model of the future: Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit (financial profit and social profit)
I'm passionate about
Changing the way the world has sex for the better.
Talk to me about
People don't know I'm good at
Immediate inspirational business solutions to anything. On the spot. Try me.
My TED story
I come to TED for the content, the inspiration, and the free food (especially the Vosges Chocolate Bar).