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‘The Founder Files’ with AKQA Founder Ajaz Ahmed

Join Ajaz Ahmed as he shares the story of his entrepreneurial journey building renowned digital agency, AKQA. In partnership with Creative Entrepreneurs.

What to expect

Ajaz Ahmed is a pioneering digital and creative innovator and founder of multi-award winning global agency AKQA. Always fascinated by technology and new ideas, at the age of 21 Ajaz dropped out of university to start AKQA in order to help brands navigate the on-coming digital revolution.

This event shall explore Ajaz’s incredible entrepreneurial journey and the ideas, people and innovations that have inspired his business. Chaired by Carolyn Dailey, founder of Creative Entrepreneurs, this conversation shall uncover the inside story of how to develop a successful creative business.

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Adult £15
Student/Concession £12

Nike Football, Strike Night

Starbucks, Roastery

Nike Football, Pro Genius

Elton John, The Cut

Bethesda Softworks, Fallout 4

Chelsea FC and Nike, We Are The Pride

Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy x Gigi

Burger King, Whopper Exchange

Burger King, Whopper Exchange

Burger King, Whopper Exchange


Carolyn Dailey

Carolyn is the founder of Creative Entrepreneurs, a digital and events platform empowering creative people to turn their ideas into successful businesses. Previously she was MD at Time Warner International London, working with divisions HBO, Warner Bros and Time Inc., originally joining the company with CNN.

Ajaz Ahmed

Ajaz is the founder of the multi-award winning ideas and innovation agency AKQA, one of the world’s leading digital innovation agencies, employing over 1500 staff in 15 offices and working with clients such as Nike, Heineken and Coca-Cola. He is also the author of several books on digital innovation including Limitless (2015) and Velocity (2012).

About Creative Entrepreneurs

Creative Entrepreneurs brings together, for the first time in one place, the resources, inspiration and networks creative people need to turn their ideas into successful businesses.