Dean Johnson
Senior Vice President of Creative Innovation at Brandwidth Group

Senior Vice President of Creative Innovation

Brandwidth Group

As an accomplished design leader, writer, presenter and tech pundit, Dean is helping to shape the future for clients such as Toyota, Disney, Random House, Scientific American, Warner Music, Apple, Microsoft, Smithsonian Enterprises and Spotify. Dean is a Fellow and the former VP of The Chartered Society of designers and a mentor for Front Row I/O, bringing together design, fashion and wearable technology.


Brandwidth’s award-winning digital projects have been driven by incredible technological innovation, engaging storytelling and a constant quest to design the future. Smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, Recon Jet and Oculus Rift combine to show why this is a serious business, but you achieve even greater results when your audience has fun! Music projects in 2013 included ‘Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury’ and ‘Demi [Lovato]’ multi-touch books and 'The Doors’ app. New projects for 2014 bring the updated ‘Top 100 Albums’ app and HD app album ‘Bernhoft: Islander’.


Dean was a finalist in the 2014 Shorty Awards, presents the ‘Gadgetarium’ on the Dadsaster podcast, is Inspector Gadget on Nikki Bedi’s BBC London 94.9 show, writes for Computer Arts, iCreate, Apps Magazine and his own blog and wrote the number 1 interactive multi-touch book ‘Digital Publishing: The Next Steps’. @activrightbrain