Who we are

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John monks

John is an expert facilitator and team coach. He helps the world’s most ambitious organisations transform to take advantage of digital technology. Passionate about developing creative leadership, John enjoys building and mentoring brilliant teams to produce breakthrough ideas. He is a Trustee of the International Development charity ActionAid and a mentor on the Cambridge Judge MBA programme.

John has built a career in management consulting, establishing DigitasLBI's global Digital Business Design practice and Curve in London and New York, transforming many of the world's leading organisations from Virgin Atlantic to NYPD.


lizzie shupak

Lizzie has spent her career helping brands and start-ups design and develop products and services that their customers love to use. She is passionate about using workshops as a means to enable creative teams to perform at their best. Lizzie is a Director of Innovation Social, a community of innovation and service design professionals, and a Partner in Wok+Wine, a global events concept, profiled by Harvard Business Review as an example of the “economic case for serendipity”.

Lizzie was previously Head of Innovation at global digital transformation agency, DigitasLBi where she worked with brands such as AstraZeneca, E.ON and Standard Life. She has a varied background in startups, brand and creative agencies.