Last week when I spoke at the Icelandic Marketing Association (IMARK)’s big, annual gathering, and was invited to meet with one of Iceland’s biggest celebrities. No, not Bjork, but the mayor of Reykjavik. And like I advocate in my book, Slingshot, Jon Gnarr lives a life full of continuously overstepping perceived boundaries. After all, he is actually a comedian, not a politician, which is why news outlets oftentimes refer to him as the world’s most “fun,” “interesting,” and “creative” mayor.
Here are just twelve reasons why via Twisted Sifter:
Jon Gnarr (born January 2, 1967) is the current mayor of Iceland’s biggest city, Reykjavik. It’s the northernmost capital in the world and the heart of Iceland’s economic and governmental activity. Here are 12 reasons why Gnarr is the most interesting mayor in the world: