Rosie & Yakob

Rosie & Faris Yakob

‘The Nomad Guide to Creativity’

Rosie and Faris started Genius Steals, a nomadic creative consultancy, five years ago, and have been traveling ever since. They work with brands (like Coca-Cola, Nestle, InterContinental Hotels) and advertising agencies all over the world, armed with only carry-on luggage and their laptops.

Faris is the former Chief Digital Officer of McCann Erickson NYC, Chief Innovation Officer of MDC Partners, and the author of Paid Attention (Kogan Page). Rosie was previously head of emerging media at Saatchi&Saatchi NYC and started her career working for Jay-Z. They collaborated on a chapter for the book Creative SuperPowers: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity.

At Learnfest, they will explore practical approaches to universal creativity, what ideas are and how to have better ones, and what you can learn from being a nomad that you can apply to your own life, to keep you brain brimming with inspiration.