Neil Barrie

Neil Barrie

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at TwentyFirstCenturyBrand
San Francisco, United States

About me

Creative & Commercial Strategist. Love working with people & companies that are changing things.

Led the development & growth of a range of top tier brands working with the likes of Airbnb, Pinterest, Netflix, Disney, The Grammys and Unilever. Regular Effies judge, published White Paper on the business case for creating an iconic brand, featured in Fast Company, SXSW, Guardian etc.


Co-Founder and Managing Partner
San Francisco, United States
June 2018 - Present (6 years)
Our Mission
To enable founders and CEOs of the world’s most innovative companies to realize transformational growth through excellence in marketing.

Together we build the most influential brands of our time.
Chief Strategy Officer
Los Angeles, United States
June 2016 - July 2018 (2 years 1 month)
Neil loves working with people and companies that are changing things. He’s proud to have led the development and global growth of a range of top-tier brands working with the likes of Airbnb, Netflix, AT&T, The Grammys and Disney. A regular Effies judge, Neil recently co-authored a White Paper on the business case for creating an iconic brand, featured in Fast Company and SXSW.
Beginning at BBH London, he spent four years as partner and Strategy Director at ZAG, leading the ventures and innovation division with an eye on consumer-tech branding. Here, he did everything from developing new mobile music platforms for Universal to building a wearable smart camera for Microsoft.
Over his career, he’s worked with top global brands like British Airways, Skype, Barclaycard, British Telecom and Mercedes-Benz. 
Planning director
Los Angeles, United States
2012 - 2014 (2 years)
London, United Kingdom
2011 - 2012 (1 year)
BBH is one of the world's leading advertising and communications agencies. Clients include Google, Audi, British Airways, Unilever and Barclays


Modern History

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