Jonathan Mildenhall
Fee $40K - $70K

Jonathan Mildenhall

Jonathan Mildenhall has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Audi, Smirnoff, General Motors, Guinness and PlayStation. He has helped companies innovate and strive for diverse and inclusive representation not only in the marketing and advertising sectors, but as a globally focused initiative.
Co-Founder and CEO of TwentyFirstCenturyBrand, Former CMO of Airbnb

Expertise In:

  • Branding
  • Business Growth and Trends
  • Professional Achievement
  • Corporate Culture
  • Innovation

Audience & Industry

  • Associations
  • Board Meetings and Executive Briefings
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Corporations
  • Global Audiences

Jonathan Mildenhall has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Audi, Smirnoff, General Motors, Guinness and PlayStation. He has helped companies innovate and strive for diverse and inclusive representation not only in the marketing and advertising sectors, but as a globally focused initiative.

Jonathan Mildenhall started his career as a graduate trainee in 1990 at McCann-Erickson and rose rapidly through the ranks of the London Ad industry. Having spent 7 years at The Coca-Cola Company from 2007-2014, Jonathan moved to Silicon Valley where he became the CMO of arguably the hottest startup in the world, Airbnb. Four years later Jonathan launched his own company TwentyFirstCenturyBrand. Jonathan and his team will not rest until 21CB is recognized as the most influential brand management company on the planet. Through partnering with founders and CEO’s, 21CB will deliver transformational value through brand excellence in:

  • Purpose
  • Community
  • Technology
  • Narrative

Featured Videos

Featured Experiences

The Power Of Purpose

Jonathan Mildenhall knows that purpose-driven companies outperform their competitors, and that purpose-driven marketing can produce value for brands and become legacy content. He highlights successful case studies of companies that promote diversity both in the workplace and in their campaigns. From Nike and Dove’s success in marketing to women, to his own work at Coca-Cola and Airbnb, Jonathan shows the impact of highlighting diverse communities. 

The Business Case For Creativity

What’s the correlation between creative and commercial success? Looking at the past decade, Jonathan Mildenhall shares some of the most awarded creative work and shows the effect it had on companies’ financial performance. He highlights examples from brands as diverse as P&G, VW, IKEA, and Burger King in order to prove the link between thinking creatively and improving an organization’s bottom line. He adds his own experience as VP Global Advertising at Coca-Cola and CMO of Airbnb, where his campaigns not only brought awards and accolades, but also profitable growth.

Building The World's First Community-Driven Super Brand

In just four years, Airbnb transformed from a home sharing site of 400,000 hosts to a globally recognized super brand with over 3.5 million. Jonathan Mildenhall, its former Chief Marketing Officer, breaks down the insights and experience that drove this journey. From redesigning the company’s logo to launching its first global ad campaign, he reviews the lessons he learned along the way and explains how they can be applied to your business.