Patrick Kane

Global Growth Manager Wunderman Thompson


Patrick Kane is a writer, motivational speaker, Ambassador to Össur and The UK Sepsis Trust, and Global Growth Manager at Wunderman Thompson. In 1998 he became a triple amputee after contracting meningococcal septicaemia as a 9-month-old baby. In 2010, he became the youngest person in the world to be fitted with a revolutionary bionic arm. Since then, he was chosen to carry the Olympic Torch through Trafalgar Square as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games, spoken at TEDxTeen in 2014 and appeared at Apple’s 2014 World Wide Developer’s Conference. In 2023, he published his first book 'Human 2.0', which is a celebration of human bionics throughout history. Patrick holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Edinburgh, and has been at Wunderman Thompson since April 2021. He is passionate about combining technology, creative work and education to create a better future for everyone.

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Inclusion is more than just a ticket to awards success: it transforms lives and changes culture

By Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane shares his reflections on Cannes Lions for Disability Pride Month and considers how the industry can continue to push toward inclusivity

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