Steve Blakeman Business Expert

Steve is Global Media Lead - Nestlé at Mindshare. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Director - Global Accounts for OMD based in London / Paris leading Groupe Renault and CEO for OMD in Asia for 4 years based in Singapore. At OMD, he increased billings by +60% to over US$ 5bn and won 1000+ industry awards including agency network wins at the Cannes Lions (2013) and Festival of Media Asia (2013). He was named by LinkedIn as a 'Top 10 Writer' for 3 consecutive years (15/16/17). His first book 'How to be a Top 10 Writer on LinkedIn' is a Best Seller on Amazon. Steve holds a Bachelor in Psychology from Liverpool University. 


The Dark Side of Reality TV

Following the suicide of Love Island reality star Mike Thalassitis a few days ago, the call for more mental health counselling from the producers of reality TV shows has been growing increasingly louder.


Michael Jackson - Trial By Media?

The 4 hour HBO special 'Leaving Neverland' has sparked a huge debate over the allegations of two men that Michael Jackson sexually abused them when they were young boys. The testimony of Wade Robson and James Safechuck is incredibly compelling but there are hordes of Jackson supporters who have hit back hard accusing the documentary makers of 'stomping on his grave' when Jackson isn't here to defend himself.


6 Items of Obsolete Tech That Millennials Just Don't Understand

From Floppy Disks to VHS, Twitter went down memory lane to fondly reminisce about the things that modern tech has killed that our kids will never understand.


Is Crowd-Sourced Management the Future of Football?

Think you know more about the beautiful game than Guardiola? Then you might be interested in the new football management app being used in French football, which gives control of key decisions to the fans of the team.


A Young Female Entrepreneur Reveals How She Has Built a Multi-Million Dollar Venture out of Slime

At the tender age of 24 Karina Garcia is literally earning millions from (of all things) slime. Dubbed the ‘Queen of Slime’ she initially began by uploading 'how to make slime' videos just 3 short years ago - she now has over 8.7 million subscribers on YouTube and over 1 billion views. She has taken this huge following into an entrepreneurial business venture called Craft City which sells a variety of craft based products.