Jason Cobbold

Jason Cobbold

Chief executive

BMB

Contact me
  • 07903 341460
  • verticalfeet
  • 16 Shorts Gardens, London, WC2H 9AU, United Kingdom
Work email

jason.cobbold@bmblondon.com

Give us one reason why advertising is still brilliant in 2019.

The humans.

In 2019, I'll be using blockchain to…

Sound vaguely smart.

You decide to launch a brand. What is it called and what does it do?

Chainblock. A revolutionary flexible fencing system for sheep farmers.

When was the last time you felt professionally vulnerable and why?

Writing this.

Who is your favourite Instagrammer and why?

Malbonnington – he's just broken 770 followers and I'm happy for him.

You win the lottery. What would you do first?

Buy WPP and turn it back into a basket and trolley manufacturer.

Name one thing you think is criminally overrated by industry, society or culture and explain why.

Spurs. Where do I start?

Name one thing you think is criminally underrated by industry, society or culture and explain why.

The Greatest Hits of Toto. Track three, Georgy Porgy, is a belter.

What is your go-to boxset binge?

A VHS of The Blizzard of Aaaah's. Rewind. Repeat.

Enough's enough: it's time the next Doctor Who was…

Arsène Wenger.

If you weren't you, who in the industry would you like to be?

The doorman at Saatchi & Saatchi circa 1988.

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