World Car Awards - Juror Profile


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KEN PANTON

Managing Director and Founder, UnnamedProject.com

Ken Panton is the Managing Director and Founder of UnnamedProject.com a premier publisher of online and custom content. UnnamedProject.com is a media destination for style-conscious consumers, lovers of anything on wheels, and discerning travelers.

London born and North Shore of Boston raised, Ken Panton has always been attracted to movement be it on the ground or in the air.

With that out of the box thinking His first cars were a 1980 LeCar and then he bought his then dream car, a 1986 Peugeot 505 Turbo S which he drove to Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire to learn to fly airplanes. During college, Ken worked on the ramp and Logan Airport handling baggage. After graduation Pilot, Panton flew for Precision Airlines, bases in Manchester New Hampshire.

After an industry-wide slowdown and subsequent furlough, Ken started a new career on Wall Street working for a boutique hedge fund that specialized in aviation and autos investments. Just before the dawn of the Internet age Ken's career transition into media publishing and advertising which soon included online media.

With a keen awareness of the shift in the media landscape, Ken co-founded a trio of online magazines to appeal to the luxury consumer. His sites, eCityofStyle, eCityofTravel and eCityofAutos, focused on fine style, excellence, and an adventurous lifestyle; a noted respite from highly technical and purely informational sites that populated the online landscape at that time.

The evolutionary format of Ken's current site UnnamedProject.com combines all three topical formats to one dynamic online destination focused on the lifestyle intersection of style with fashion, automobiles, and travel. Through his consultation and collaborative projects, Ken has shared his expertise in the interest, intrigues, and fascinations of the next-gen of consumers.