Sea of Doubt

About the author

Jeremy Holden is an award-winning creative professional and accomplished author with ties to both sides of the Atlantic. He received a degree in graphic design from Ravensbourne College and studied law at the University of the West of England, giving him a distinctive right- and left-brain approach to business and life, including his writing. In 1995, Jeremy moved to the United States, where he met his wife, Natalie, and became a citizen.

Jeremy has worked for some of the best known advertising agencies in the world, including Publicis Worldwide, where he was responsible for strategy for the New York office. During his tenure in the industry, he has earned many of the industry’s top honors, including the prestigious “Gold Effie,” the advertising industry’s Golden Globe.

Jeremy has counseled some of the world’s most recognized names and brands, including Citigroup, Proctor & Gamble, Audi of America, Nasdaq, and many others. His experiences are integrated into, and integral to, Sea of Doubt.

Jeremy currently lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he runs Clean Design, a successful brand communications agency with his partners, Natalie and Scott. He also teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the School of Media and Journalism. A popular speaker and facilitator, Jeremy has run workshops with fellow authors Malcolm Gladwell and Professor Dan Ariely.

Jeremy is father to two overachieving children, Lily and Sam, and enjoys spoiling his dogs, Stella and Wally.

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Jeremy’s first nonfiction book, Second That Emotion: How Decisions, Trends, & Movements Are Shaped (Prometheus Books, 2012), explores how movements are created in the political, cultural, and commercial realms. The book received wide-ranging media coverage including Fast Company, The Huffington Post, CNN, and NPR and is available on