Julian Boulding

thenetworkone: Presidenthttps://thenetworkone.com/

Julian Boulding is President of thenetworkone, which was the founding sponsor of the Independent PR Firms Forum at the first global PR Summit in 2012; and continues to be the Forum’s lead sponsor. 

Following an early career working for independent agencies in London, Julian joined the DMB&B Group, now part of Publicis, in 1987. At DMB&B he held a succession of senior management roles on three continents: first in Amsterdam as Global Account Director for Philips Electronics; then in Sao Paulo, as VP for Client Services in Latin America; and finally in New York, as President International, for NW Ayer, before leaving the Group to start thenetworkone in 2003.

Thenetworkone is the world’s largest independent agencies organisation, working with more than 1200 communications agencies worldwide, of which around 30% are PR firms. The company is also known for hosting cross-discipline events and initiatives including The Indie Summit, the Indie Forum and the Indie Awards.

Julian is a graduate of Cambridge University in UK. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Marketors; and also a Fellow and Honorary Treasurer of the Marketing Society in London. He can order a beer in seven languages and has a lot of frequent flyer miles.