Jonathan Trimble

Jonathan Trimble

Chief executive

And Rising

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  • 44 Clipstone Street, London, W1W 5DW, United Kingdom
My Character:
  • Entrepreneur
  • Good egg
Work email

jonathan@andrising.co

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

Because it's still with us. And as long as it is, so are the people that sit in our company. And if they're still with us, so is advertising.

In 2019, I'll be using blockchain to…

1975-06-26 07:13:23.

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

Tony's Chocolonely – its founder is investigative journalist Teun van Keuken. Teun discovers how chocolate is made, eats 17 bars and takes himself to court for eating an "illegally manufactured product". Tony commits to ending slavery and IPOs for a decacorn valuation. This story is entirely true.

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

Feeling vulnerable is key. I feel it every day. There are too many psychopaths in a world that needs more empaths.

Who is your favourite Instagrammer and why?

All the super happy ones.

You win the lottery. What would you do first?

50% goes to Fowler Centre in Detroit. 50% to Tony Cunningham to re-imagine the Watford course.

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

That trends count for much or last very long.

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

That the industry needs to shrink by about a third and fairly quickly.

What is your go-to boxset binge?

Wild Wild Country. Anyone that has, knows. Anyone that hasn't, should.

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

Allowed to spread the message of the times – Jodie Whittaker is great, isn't she.

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

Julie Herskin. Hilarious creative. High five.

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