Mike Kunheim

Mike Kunheim

Executive vice-president and managing director

Jack Morton

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  • London, United Kingdom
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Give us one reason why advertising is still brilliant in 2019.

The opportunity for creativity to live in so many different places and be fuelled from such eclectic skills, technologies and cultural sparks is not only exciting but an opportunity to grab and enjoy. It's a great time to be in this business.

In 2019, I'll be using blockchain to…

Throw into the mix after we've tried the "monkey tennis" route. As a last ditch we'll casually suggest the "we could blockchain it" option.

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

TOXblur. I'm fascinated and concerned in equal measure by how technology has totally blurred the lines of so many aspects of our lives and made them far more toxic. TOXblur recognises this reality and sets out to redress the balance.

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

Probably every day and, therefore, it's been a while since I last noticed.

Who is your favourite Instagrammer and why?

Jr – I just like his vibe and talent.

You win the lottery. What would you do first?

Fist pump.

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

The use of the word "millennial" in any context. It's just lazy and too easy.

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

Saying no. Not sure Elton was right when he said sorry was the hardest word.

What is your go-to boxset binge?

Narcos would have to be up there.

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


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

Someone who could pick up a pen and sketch like a true artist.