A rockstar on stage, a brutally honest personality and a brilliant mind with amazing insights on creativity.
Dave Birss has spent a significant proportion of his career as the Creative Director of some of the UKs biggest and best advertising agencies, including OgilvyOne, McCann Worldgroup and Poke. Now his ambition is to coach individuals into attending new skills and to help companies use fresh thinking to achieve better results.
Daves approach is aimed at creating far greater levels of staff engagement, a more innovative culture, practical fresh ideas and a strong leadership vision. This can be the first step for any company to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace by offering unique value to their customers.
Dave has become a respected thinker in the field of creativity and innovation, having his standpoints published in books, magazines and newspapers. He's the Founder and Editor of OpenForIdeas.org, an online magazine that shares practical skills and techniques to open up creativity for everyone.
In 2012 he published A User Guide to the Creative Mind and he currently has several other books in the pipeline. In 2014 Dave wrote, directed and presented the television show The Day before Tomorrow.