David Jones is the Founder of You and Mr Jones Brandtech Ventures, the former global CEO of Havas, a major advertising holding company, co0founder of One Young World and a founding member of Facebook Client Council. Renowned as a branding and marketing visionary, David is the youngest chief executive officer in the history of advertising and the first British CEO to head a publicly listed French company.
David Jones was at one time, heralded as the youngest global CEO in the history of advertising, heading both Havas and Havas Worldwide and the only British CEO of a publicly listed French company.
Honoured by the World Economic Forum as Young Global Leader, he is an industry visionary and proponent of corporate responsibility and social change.
A founding member of the Facebook Client Council, he is the only person to have both advised Facebook and run a publicly traded communications group.
Until 2011, Jones also served as the global CEO of the world’s largest global brands agency, Euro RSCG Worldwide. In addition, in 2009 he co-founded One Young World, a not-for-profit organisation that gives global leaders a voice.
Jones also worked closely with David Cameron and the UK’s Conservative Party in the time before and during Cameron’s election as Prime Minister in 2010. In 2009, Kofi Annan selected him and his team to create and lead TckTckTck-Time for Climate Justice ahead of the UN’s climate summit in Copenhagen. This was an open-source campaign that recruited more than 17 million ‘climate allies’ to the cause.
In addition he is the creator of the Social Business Idea, author of the best-selling book Who Cares Wins:Why Good Business Is Better Business and is responsible for the launch of You and Mr Jones, the world’s first Brandtech group, bridging the gap between brands and technology.
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