Paul Woolmington is a ‘Renaissance’ provocateur of the media, advertising, digital, marketing and communications industry. He has held leadership positions at the highest levels both globally and domestically in management, media, integrated business, brand, digital and communications strategy at holding companies including IPG, Y&R Inc, WPP and MDC Partners. He co-founded Naked Communications Americas, founded The Media Kitchen, and was named one of the ten most creative/innovative people in marketing and advertising by Fast Company. Paul is currently the CEO & Chief Agitator of Canvas Worldwide, a creatively driven media and communications agency. He also is a senior fellow at Columbia University sponsored by both the School of Arts & The Business School, lecturing on the topic ‘Transformative Storytelling in a Digital Age.’ Born in Africa, raised in the UK, and now a US citizen, Paul has traveled extensively around the world both professionally and personally.