Jonathan Mildenhall

Former CMO Of Airbnb

Jonathan Mildenhall is the Co-Founder and CEO of TwentyFirstCenturyBrand, a brand strategy, innovation and design firm specialising in creating premium drinks brands that is perhaps best known for his role as CMO of Airbnb. An internationally renowned thought leader in the worlds of business strategy and creative excellence that is held in the highest regard, Jonathon Mildenhall is also an incredibly sought after and requested speaker that is available to hire for events, dinners and conferences around the world through the Champions Speakers agency.

An incredibly passionate figure with an appetite for connecting consumers with brands in a meaningful and authentic way, Mildenhall is proponent of purposeful branding and building community-driven brands that promote positive societal change.

Notably holding the position of CMO at Airbnb, the exceptionally accomplished businessman and speaker has also led The Coca-Cola Company‘s marketing initiatives from 2007-13 as VP of global advertising strategy and content excellence. Whilst in the role, Jonathon did a tremendous job of radically overhauling Coca-Cola‘s creative approach and in doing so oversaw a number of successful global campaigns which saw them become one of the most effective marketers and advertisers within the corporate world.

Having built up an exceptionally distinguished and accomplished CV through a number of esteemed roles, Jonathon’s background in his profession also include working with several of the world’s most recognisable brands including Audi, Smirnoff, General Motors, Guinness, and PlayStation. Instrumental in propelling Airbnb into the world’s first community-driven SuperBrand, the marketing, branding and innovative genius is without doubt the ideal speaker for any business in the world given his exceptional and proven track record.

Drawing upon his extensive and varied experiences to share strategic and creative acumen, Mildenhall’s expertise also breach corporate social responsibility and branding which he delights audiences around the world with. A leader in accelerating diversity in advertising, Jonathan has the ability to seamlessly empower and equip audiences with genuine ideas and insights on the role of disruption, creativity, inclusivity, and purposeful branding in sparking positive change and uniting humanity around a movement.

Now running his own firm, 21st Century Brand, Jonathon helps high-profile start-ups and venture-capital firms in their creative and business strategy initiatives, an area in which he has consistently excelled in. Without doubt one of the most engaging, thought-provoking and insightful speakers in the world that will not only share invaluable business advice but also provide unrivalled value and wisdom to your audience which is guaranteed to change lives and the outlook of your guests, Jonathon Mildenhall is simply a must!

To book Jonathan Mildenhall as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Jonathan is known to cover the following topics:

  • The Power Of Purpose
  • The Business Case For Creativity
  • Building The World’s First Community-Driven Super Brand
  • Sales & Marketing