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Afdhel Aziz

5 out of 5

Leading Expert on Brand Purpose & Marketing Innovation; Author of "Good is the New Cool: How Capitalism Can Save the World"

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 Afdhel Aziz Biography

Afdhel is one the world's leading experts on brand purpose, marketing innovation and how business can be a force for good. Based in Los Angeles, California, he is also Founder and Chief Purpose Officer at Conspiracy of Love, a social impact consultancy that advises Fortune 500 companies like Adidas, Sonos, Bacardi, Mars and Coty how to 'make money AND do good by harnessing the power of cool.'

He is the co-author of the best-selling book "Good is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn" which explores how brands like Warby Parker, The Honest Company and Zappos attract loyal customers through their mission of ‘doing well by doing good’ - and also retain the best talent by helping employees find meaningfulness in their work.

For 20 years, he was an award-winning international marketer in London and New York, leading brands at Procter & Gamble, Heineken, Nokia and Absolut Vodka, where he created and ran the marketing innovation-focused Absolut Labs, focusing on VR, AR, and IOT, that was praised by Forbes as 'one of Top 3 marketing innovation labs to emulate.'

An expert on brand partnerships and pop culture, he has worked with world-class artists such as Lady Gaga, Deadmau5 and Kanye West, as well as diverse partners like the TED Conferences, Art Basel, Coachella Festival, and the Andy Warhol Foundation.

Examples of his work include Absolut Reality, the world’s first live-streamed virtual reality concert; Absolut Deadmau5, a groundbreaking video game with electronic music superstar Deadmau5; and Absolut Open Canvas, which transformed entire city blocks in Brooklyn and San Francisco into contemporary art installations.

His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vice, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Coolhunting, Billboard, Hypebeast, Mashable and more.

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Good Is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn

Good Is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn

Speaking Topics
  • Good is the New Cool: How to Market to Millennials and Gen-Z Consumers

    In this inspiring and motivational talk, Afdhel shows how business can be a force for good, by balancing profit with the needs of their consumers and communities. He shares some of the insights from researching purpose-driven brands like Warby Parker, Adidas, The Honest Company and Zappos, who are creating a revolution in business by ‘doing well by doing good’. Thought-provoking principles from his book ‘Good is the New Cool' like 'Think Citizens Not Consumers’, 'People are the New Media' and ‘Don’t Advertise Solve Problems'' will help businesses future-proof for the Millennial and Gen-Z generations of conscious consumers
    • and also attract the best employee talent who are drawn to organizations where they can do meaningful work.’ Afdhel has customized this talk to make it relevant for many industries from CPG, Energy and Fashion to Real Estate, Technology and Hospitality, and is happy to create a bespoke version for your needs. Watch him get a standing ovation at the National Apartment Association conference below.

  • How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century: How to Motivate Millennial and Gen-Z Employees

    In this talk, Afdhel explores the existential crisis facing humanity in the 21st century: the fact that only 13% of people like what they do for a living. Especially with Millennials and Gen-Z entering the workforce, companies need to find new ways to attract and retain the best talent by showing them how their work ladders up to positive social and environmental impact. Using powerful stories of everyday people who have found ways to do extraordinary things in their work, and unlock their purpose, he shows how people within corporations can unlock their purpose, using the revolutionary 'GPS to Purpose' model which asks: What are your Gifts? What are your Passions? How can you be of Service to others?

  • Good is the New Cool: The Power of Purpose

    Purpose is the buzzword of the moment, with billion-dollar purpose-driven brands like Tesla, Patagonia and Airbnb leading the cultural revolution around business as a force for good. But what is brand purpose? What are some of the myths and misconceptions around it? How can older companies reverse-engineer it into their DNA in an authentic and meaningful way? And how can leaders harness its power in order to create compelling brand propositions for a new generation of socially-aware consumers
    • as well as attracting the best employee talent who want to do meaningful work? In this illuminating talk, Afdhel Aziz shares examples of brands from Starbucks, Facebook, Tesla, Patagonia and many others to help introduce the topic in a clear and insightful way.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Afdhel Aziz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Afdhel Aziz for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Afdhel Aziz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Afdhel Aziz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Afdhel Aziz?

    Booking fees for Afdhel Aziz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Afdhel Aziz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Afdhel Aziz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Afdhel Aziz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Afdhel Aziz for your next private or corporate function.
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Afdhel Aziz

5 out of 5

Leading Expert on Brand Purpose & Marketing Innovation; Author of "Good is the New Cool: How Capitalism Can Save the World"

Travels From:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $10,000 - $20,000  
Virtual Event: $10,000 - $20,000

Afdhel Aziz Biography

Afdhel is one the world's leading experts on brand purpose, marketing innovation and how business can be a force for good. Based in Los Angeles, California, he is also Founder and Chief Purpose Officer at Conspiracy of Love, a social impact consultancy that advises Fortune 500 companies like Adidas, Sonos, Bacardi, Mars and Coty how to 'make money AND do good by harnessing the power of cool.'

He is the co-author of the best-selling book "Good is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn" which explores how brands like Warby Parker, The Honest Company and Zappos attract loyal customers through their mission of ‘doing well by doing good’ - and also retain the best talent by helping employees find meaningfulness in their work.

For 20 years, he was an award-winning international marketer in London and New York, leading brands at Procter & Gamble, Heineken, Nokia and Absolut Vodka, where he created and ran the marketing innovation-focused Absolut Labs, focusing on VR, AR, and IOT, that was praised by Forbes as 'one of Top 3 marketing innovation labs to emulate.'

An expert on brand partnerships and pop culture, he has worked with world-class artists such as Lady Gaga, Deadmau5 and Kanye West, as well as diverse partners like the TED Conferences, Art Basel, Coachella Festival, and the Andy Warhol Foundation.

Examples of his work include Absolut Reality, the world’s first live-streamed virtual reality concert; Absolut Deadmau5, a groundbreaking video game with electronic music superstar Deadmau5; and Absolut Open Canvas, which transformed entire city blocks in Brooklyn and San Francisco into contemporary art installations.

His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vice, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Coolhunting, Billboard, Hypebeast, Mashable and more.

Afdhel Aziz Videos

  • Afdhel Aziz, Good is the New Cool
    We welcomed Afdhel Aziz as the closing speaker of OWP Lausanne 2019, hear what he had to say about finding purpose.
  • Afdhel Aziz Leading with Purpose
    In this talk, Afdhel explores the existential crisis facing humanity in the 21st century: the fact that only 13% of people like what they do for a...
  • Afdhel Aziz How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century
    Afdhel Aziz is on a mission to solve one of the biggest problems facing companies and individuals in the 21st century: how to find purpose and...

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Afdhel Aziz Speaking Topics

  • Good is the New Cool: How to Market to Millennials and Gen-Z Consumers

    In this inspiring and motivational talk, Afdhel shows how business can be a force for good, by balancing profit with the needs of their consumers and communities. He shares some of the insights from researching purpose-driven brands like Warby Parker, Adidas, The Honest Company and Zappos, who are creating a revolution in business by ‘doing well by doing good’. Thought-provoking principles from his book ‘Good is the New Cool' like 'Think Citizens Not Consumers’, 'People are the New Media' and ‘Don’t Advertise Solve Problems'' will help businesses future-proof for the Millennial and Gen-Z generations of conscious consumers
    • and also attract the best employee talent who are drawn to organizations where they can do meaningful work.’ Afdhel has customized this talk to make it relevant for many industries from CPG, Energy and Fashion to Real Estate, Technology and Hospitality, and is happy to create a bespoke version for your needs. Watch him get a standing ovation at the National Apartment Association conference below.

  • How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century: How to Motivate Millennial and Gen-Z Employees

    In this talk, Afdhel explores the existential crisis facing humanity in the 21st century: the fact that only 13% of people like what they do for a living. Especially with Millennials and Gen-Z entering the workforce, companies need to find new ways to attract and retain the best talent by showing them how their work ladders up to positive social and environmental impact. Using powerful stories of everyday people who have found ways to do extraordinary things in their work, and unlock their purpose, he shows how people within corporations can unlock their purpose, using the revolutionary 'GPS to Purpose' model which asks: What are your Gifts? What are your Passions? How can you be of Service to others?

  • Good is the New Cool: The Power of Purpose

    Purpose is the buzzword of the moment, with billion-dollar purpose-driven brands like Tesla, Patagonia and Airbnb leading the cultural revolution around business as a force for good. But what is brand purpose? What are some of the myths and misconceptions around it? How can older companies reverse-engineer it into their DNA in an authentic and meaningful way? And how can leaders harness its power in order to create compelling brand propositions for a new generation of socially-aware consumers
    • as well as attracting the best employee talent who want to do meaningful work? In this illuminating talk, Afdhel Aziz shares examples of brands from Starbucks, Facebook, Tesla, Patagonia and many others to help introduce the topic in a clear and insightful way.

FAQs on booking Afdhel Aziz

  • How to book Afdhel Aziz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Afdhel Aziz for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Afdhel Aziz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Afdhel Aziz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Afdhel Aziz?

    Booking fees for Afdhel Aziz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Afdhel Aziz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Afdhel Aziz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Afdhel Aziz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Afdhel Aziz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Afdhel Aziz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Afdhel Aziz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Afdhel Aziz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Afdhel Aziz for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Afdhel Aziz generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Josh Linkner, Mitch Lowe, Randi Zuckerberg, Erik Qualman and Omar Johnson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Afdhel Aziz for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Afdhel Aziz Speaker Videos

  • Afdhel Aziz, Good is the New Cool
    We welcomed Afdhel Aziz as the closing speaker of OWP Lausanne 2019, hear what he had to say about finding purpose.
    Afdhel Aziz Leading with Purpose
    In this talk, Afdhel explores the existential crisis facing humanity in the 21st century: the fact that only 13% of people like what they do for a living. Using powerful stories of everyday people...
  • Afdhel Aziz How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century
    Afdhel Aziz is on a mission to solve one of the biggest problems facing companies and individuals in the 21st century: how to find purpose and meaning in the work they do.

Afdhel Aziz Speaking Topics

  • Good is the New Cool: How to Market to Millennials and Gen-Z Consumers

    In this inspiring and motivational talk, Afdhel shows how business can be a force for good, by balancing profit with the needs of their consumers and communities. He shares some of the insights from researching purpose-driven brands like Warby Parker, Adidas, The Honest Company and Zappos, who are creating a revolution in business by ‘doing well by doing good’. Thought-provoking principles from his book ‘Good is the New Cool' like 'Think Citizens Not Consumers’, 'People are the New Media' and ‘Don’t Advertise Solve Problems'' will help businesses future-proof for the Millennial and Gen-Z generations of conscious consumers
    • and also attract the best employee talent who are drawn to organizations where they can do meaningful work.’ Afdhel has customized this talk to make it relevant for many industries from CPG, Energy and Fashion to Real Estate, Technology and Hospitality, and is happy to create a bespoke version for your needs. Watch him get a standing ovation at the National Apartment Association conference below.

  • How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century: How to Motivate Millennial and Gen-Z Employees

    In this talk, Afdhel explores the existential crisis facing humanity in the 21st century: the fact that only 13% of people like what they do for a living. Especially with Millennials and Gen-Z entering the workforce, companies need to find new ways to attract and retain the best talent by showing them how their work ladders up to positive social and environmental impact. Using powerful stories of everyday people who have found ways to do extraordinary things in their work, and unlock their purpose, he shows how people within corporations can unlock their purpose, using the revolutionary 'GPS to Purpose' model which asks: What are your Gifts? What are your Passions? How can you be of Service to others?

  • Good is the New Cool: The Power of Purpose

    Purpose is the buzzword of the moment, with billion-dollar purpose-driven brands like Tesla, Patagonia and Airbnb leading the cultural revolution around business as a force for good. But what is brand purpose? What are some of the myths and misconceptions around it? How can older companies reverse-engineer it into their DNA in an authentic and meaningful way? And how can leaders harness its power in order to create compelling brand propositions for a new generation of socially-aware consumers
    • as well as attracting the best employee talent who want to do meaningful work? In this illuminating talk, Afdhel Aziz shares examples of brands from Starbucks, Facebook, Tesla, Patagonia and many others to help introduce the topic in a clear and insightful way.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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