Education: BA Cog Psy & Artificial Intelligence (University of Sussex | UK), Entrepreneurship (Harvard Business School | HBX)
Founded mobileYouth in 2000, the world’s first youth focused telecoms company, growing the company to 35 staff, with 620 clients in 45 countries and appearing on CNN, CNBC, BBC TV, in the Financial Times, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal. Graham spoke at Mobile World Congress and at the UN. mobileYouth shaped the marketing strategy of clients such as UNICEF, MTV, The European Commission, Disney and Monster Energy Drinks.
Moved to Tokyo in 1995 at the end of the Japanese Bubble era and participated in the rollout of the world’s first consumer mobile internet services (NTT DoCoMo’s iMode).
Speaks Japanese, Spanish and English and has been traveling the world full time with his family since 2012, living in New Zealand, the UK, the Canary Islands in Spain, Okinawa in the East China Sea, Japan and Singapore.
Ironman Triathlon finisher
Bio:Graham D Brown
Graham Brown is an public speaker, podcast host and entrepreneur. He is a published author on the subject of marketing and innovation, works including “The Mobile Youth: Voices of the Connected Generation” – documenting the rise of mobile culture in the early 2000s in Japan, China, Africa and India, “Podcasting for Robots” – Human Communications in the Era of the Machine, and The Asia Matters Report, the story of innovation and The Asian Century. Graham is the founder of Pikkal & Co – the Brand Storytelling Consultancy. He also hosts Asia Tech Podcast and the Pitchdeck Asia show. His work has been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and has helped shaped the technology marketing strategy of clients such as UNICEF, MTV, Disney and Monster Energy Drinks.