James Kirkham is Leo Burnett’s Global Head of Mobile and Social. Kirkham leads the combined social and mobile capabilities of the network, which operates across 97 offices, in 84 countries, worldwide.
Kirkham is also co-founder of Holler, the digital agency he formed in February 2001 with Will Pyne. James has driven Holler’s expansion into Chicago, Silicon Valley and Dubai.
Holler’s clients include, Mercedes-Benz, P&G, and Red Bull . Holler was behind the critically acclaimed marketing for 'Skins' on E4, a ground breaking approach to media strategy and the first television show to be marketed in the UK using social media. This year Holler have already picked up over 40 industry awards including particular recognition for social phenomenon “Like A Girl”, created for P&G Always.
Kirkham is a world-class speaker on the marketing industry, and has given seminars for the past three years at Cannes.