The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

2020 One Show SDG Pencil Jury

John Bielenberg


Future Partners

Bozeman, Montana

John Bielenberg is a designer, entrepreneur, and imaginative advocate for a better world. He is the founder of Project M, Thinknado and co-founder of Future Partners, Pando Populus and Common.

John has won more than 250 design awards in his career, including the 2013 AIGA Gold Medal for leadership in the design for good movement. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art staged a solo exhibition of his work in 2000. He is currently the Director of the Think Wrong Institute at the University of Kansas.

In 2016, John co-wrote a book called Think Wrong that inspires people to conquer the status quo and do work that matters.




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