Rory Sutherland

Rory Sutherland

Rory Sutherland started in 1988 as a graduate trainee at Ogilvy and since has risen through the ranks to the title of Vice-Chairman. This title is vague, quite consciously, but in effect gives Rory the freedom to explore advertising, as well as look to elevate the industry through his many speaking and writing for The Spectator and in his recent book, Alchemy.

He is also the owner of a Japanese toilet fact, which is a fun fact, but also pretty damn cool.


Rory Sutherland’s talks with The Marketing Meetup:

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