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Hemant Anant Jain
ECD Argonaut
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Hemant Anant Jain

Hemant has over 23 years of experience in the business. He has been chasing creativity around the world and worked with the best minds, clients and agencies in the process. He has worked in Delhi, Mumbai, Amsterdam, London, Seattle and Boulder before finding a home in New York. 

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Samira Ansari
ECD FCB NY
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Samira Ansari

Samira has over 20 years experience working in the ad industry across three continents.
 
Her career began at Cummins and Partners in Australia, working on planes, trains and automobiles. She was part of the team that successfully launched Virgin Airlines in Australasia. This campaign was so successful, it forced Qantas to launch its own low budget airline to compete with the new sassy Virgin brand.
 
She then landed at Saatchi and Saatchi Paris where she led the agency’s P&G laundry business across EMEA for 4 years.
 
In 2008 Samira arrived in New York. While at JWT NY, she created the brutally honest, award-wining campaign for U by Kotex, revamping the female sanitary product market. At Chiat Day NY she produced a multi-award winning campaign for Wheat Thins. And at Grey, Samira and team took Pringles to the Super Bowl for the very first time. She spent a year at Johannes Leonardo as Group Creative Director in charge of Mass Mutual and Gap. The agency was ranked #3 on Adage’s Annual A-list that year.
 
Samira joined FCB NY in January 2020 as Executive Creative Director responsible for the agency’s ABI portfolio creating Michelob Ultra Courtside with NBA & Microsoft to bring fans into the NBA bubble in Orlando.  Her team also launched Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer at the Super Bowl with great success. FCB was named Adweek Global Agency Of The Year in 2020 and Cannes 2020/2021 Global Network of the year. Samira was also the most awarded ECD in NA at The One Show.

Over the years, her work has been recognized by local and international award shows; The Cannes Lions festival, The D&AD, Clio, The One Show, the ADC, and the Effies.
 
Samira is not at all related to comedian Aziz Ansari, but once convinced the maître d at the Bellagio in Vegas that she was to get the penthouse, free of charge.

 

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Chaucer Barnes
Chief Marketing Officer UnitedMasters, Inc
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Chaucer Barnes

As Chief Marketing Officer for Translation Enterprises, Chaucer works across the Translation and UnitedMasters teams to provide diverse solutions rooted in culture, designed to bridge partners across the enterprise.

A nine-year veteran of Translation, Chaucer spent his tenure in several creative and strategic leadership roles prior to being named CMO of the Enterprise. He conceptualized and created the agency’s Audience group – a discipline focused on the growth and maintenance of valuable proprietary audiences and conversation share for clients and partners.

Chaucer has spent over 15 years in the advertising and media brokerage landscape, and prior thereto, as an independent musician in search of the ideal toolkit to segment, mature, and monetize his own fan base.

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Patrick Bennett
ECD Momentum
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Patrick Bennett

As ECD of New York, Patrick shapes our creative vision for Walmart, Verizon, American Express, Corona, and Pacifico, among other brands. In his previous lives, he’s led global creative initiatives for Samsung, Amazon, British Airways, SAP, DIRECTV, Kraft, and Six Flags. Caribbean travel and culture are his first loves.

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Tina Cervera
Chief Creative Officer Lippe Taylor
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Tina Cervera

Tina Cervera is Chief Creative Officer at Lippe Taylor, overseeing both the planning and creative groups for the company. Tina is a seasoned creative architect, with a passion for transforming companies both in vision and structure.

With over 20 years of experience, Tina is an expert on building powerhouse creative teams and leading successful first-to-market campaigns for Earned Creative, Social Media, PR, video productions and emerging technologies. Tina was named to Adweek’s 2015 Creative 100 list of top creative professionals in advertising, and her efforts have also been recognized across multiple industries.

Formerly, Tina was the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Wit + Measure, a boutique brand experience agency. She is also well known for her role as the head of creative at the social media giant, VaynerMedia, where she helped build the creative offering from scratch. Tinabrought inspiration, structure, and original thinking to the company, where she took the agency from a community management shop to a full-service creative shop within 4 years. She was able to scale the offering and grow her own team from 20 promising creatives to a team of over 350 people, across 4 offices for the agency.

Previously the Creative Director, Head of Global Branding and Design of The Associated Press, Tina led AP’s 2011 award-winning re-branding initiative, directing strategy and implementation across all agency media channels and international outlets.

As a creative leader, her work has received over 17 awards, including Webby, SABRE, Shorty, Red Dot, and Digiday awards. The creative strategy she has devised and implemented at VaynerMedia aided its distinction as a 2015 Ad Age “A-list” agency. Tina is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, The Art Directors Club (ADC), and is a frequent judge in awards shows across the industry. She is active in ADC’s Let’s Make the Industry 50/50 initiative, and advocates for equal representation and employment of women in the advertising industry.

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Rachel Donovan Geller
CEO MOONS
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Rachel Donovan Geller

Rachel Donovan Geller was 18 when she arrived at the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a suitcase of art supplies and a very big dream.

Her BFA in Graphic Design and Advertising led her to a very impassioned career working at global agencies on revered brands such as Cadillac, Target, Airbnb, BIC, Chevrolet, Dove, HBO and LVMH. 

As both a thought leader and a true managerial leader, Rachel always puts people first, bringing empathy, kindness, and the prioritization of health and happiness to every team she leads. This approach extends to the way she runs a company and considers consumers. 

With the launch of MOONS, Rachel is exercising her deepest passions: entrepreneurship, women's equality, and the impact that thoughtful design and education can have in people’s lives. MOONS' mission is to fix the broken experience, language and culture surrounding
menstruation for everyone, forever.

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Corinna Falusi
Chief Creative Officer Mother
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Corinna Falusi

Corinna was very fortunate to grow up close to the Bavarian Alps and equally fortunate to move away. Since then, she has lived and worked in Germany, the Netherlands and the US. Her client-list includes fast German cars (BMW), department store retailers (Target), delectable beers (Stella Artois and Heineken) and intergovernmental organizations (United Nations). Her work on Coca-Cola and Heineken Champions League ran in over 100 countries, in a dozen languages. Her flag for The Refugee Nation has been exhibited in the MOMA and in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and has won nearly every industry award. Corinna started her career at Jung von Matt in Hamburg/Germany, followed by a decade at StrawberryFrog in both Amsterdam and New York before spending nearly 5 years at Ogilvy&Mather NY, where she was named CCO. At Ogilvy she was leading creative for the agency’s most iconic brands such as: Coca-Cola, Coke Zero, IKEA, Amex, Tiffany and Spotify. She joined Mother in New York as Partner and CCO in 2016. Mother was named Independent Agency of the Year in the US in 2020. Corinna was featured in Adweek’s Creative top 50, was a speaker at The 3% Conference, and her work has been honored by every major award show including 'Best of Discipline' at The One Show and 'Grand Prix' and “Titanium” at Cannes.

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Chris Garbutt
Chief Creative Officer, Co-President Vice Media, Virtue
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Chris Garbutt

Chris is responsible for the creative excellence of Virtue and VMG. For over two decades, Garbutt has been an influential marketing creative
leader. Originally South African, he has worked in Europe and the US, across brands such as Adidas, Apple, Airbnb, McDonalds, Unilever,
Coca Cola and Louis Vuitton. Before VMG, he co-founded a marketing consultancy, PLTFRMR.


Prior to that, he was Global Chief Creative Officer of TBWA. His work and leadership have won numerous awards, including several Cannes Grand Prix, Clios and D&AD “Agency of the Year '' and inclusion for TBWA in Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies.

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Fede Garcia
Global Chief Creative Officer BCW
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Fede Garcia

As BCW’s Chief Creative Officer, Fede Garcia is responsible for driving powerful and provocative creative and expanding the agency’s bench of creative talent worldwide. A copywriter by training, Fede is renowned for big ideas that challenge convention, inspire delight and provoke action. With strategic rigor, a global perspective, and a track record of game-changing ideas, Fede helps BCW move people in unexpected and fascinating ways.

A native of Argentina, Fede’s 25-year career in advertising has spanned roles in Buenos Aires, Tokyo, and New York. Fede spent four years with Huge, most recently as Global Executive Creative Director, with creative oversight of the agency’s Brooklyn headquarters and key global accounts. Before that, he was Group Creative Director at Translation in New York, where he worked on the NFL, History Channel and HBO, among others. Prior to this, he spent four years with Ogilvy Tokyo, where he oversaw the creative development of celebrated campaigns for many of the agency’s premier accounts, including Coca-Cola, American Express, IBM, Citizen and more.

Fede’s work has been recognized by the Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, Clios, Effies and London International Awards among many others, and it has been featured in news outlets around the world such as USA Today, The Washington Post, The Mirror, The Independent, Fox, People Magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Business of Fashion, Business Insider and many more. He’s also a member of the Advisory Board of the New York Festivals and the AME Festivals, and has sat on the jury of numerous award shows.

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Walter Geer
Chief Experience Design Officer VMLY&R
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Walter Geer

As Executive Creative Director, Experience Design at VMLY&R, Walter Geer is responsible for creating innovative design solutions within the health practice, and synergizing brand and customer experiences across a broader range of clients like Dell Technologies, Campbell Snacks, Pfizer and New Balance.

Recently, Adweek named Walter to their 2020 Adweek 50 list of the most important Media, Marketing and Tech Leaders, and Savoy Magazine added Walter to their list of 2020 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America. He is not only known for re-inventing and revitalizing the way brands and advertisers connect with consumers but also as a passionate and vocal advocate. As the cofounder of Diverse Creatives, he has been outspoken in the charge for creating a diverse and inclusive culture for Black and brown creatives in advertising.

A veteran of the digital advertising space, Walter holds a total of six U.S Patents for digital ad formats and has implemented creative products and strategies for a variety of publishers and leading technology and media companies including Google, Viacom, NYTimes and MySpace. Walter has been an architect of market-first usability labs, applying biometric research to the development of creative executions while minimizing risk by understanding how consumer emotions and demographics impact brand engagement.

Prior to VMLY&R, Walter was SVP, Group Creative Director at TBWA\Worldhealth, where he ran Digital, Innovation and creative production.

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Andre Gray
ECD Grey
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Andre Gray

Over the course of his career, Andre g Gray has made integrated campaigns for varied categories, from deodorant to Ultraboosts, leading global campaigns for brands like adidas, Gatorade and Nissan. Mr Gray is the author of Digital Anthropomorphism: Humanizing the Brand, a staunch advocate for underrepresented voices and lives to add to the cultural conversation. His POV is that of a Black/Jewish polyglot that who grew up going to French school in San Francisco, lived 3 years in Amsterdam and 5 years in Paris, believes the message dictates the medium and has a burning desire to inspire others. For him, it is not what you say,  but what you do. 8:46

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Sandy Greenberg
Co-CEO Terri & Sandy
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Sandy Greenberg

Sandy Greenberg is the Co-CEO of Terri & Sandy, a 2020 Ad Age A-list Standout Agency and Effie’s #1 Most Effective Independent agency in North America. Over the course of her esteemed career, Sandy has spearheaded many iconic campaigns, including Oreo’s “Milk’s Favorite Cookie”, Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” and Gerber’s “Anything for Baby.” Her work has garnered virtually every industry award and permeated pop culture, landing feature stories on Today, ABC News, LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, Access Hollywood, GMA, The View, and Conan. 

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Bianca Guimaraes
Partner & ECD Mischief
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Bianca Guimaraes

You're no stranger to this Emmy-winning creative’s work. Bianca Guimaraes is behind cultural thunders like Sandy Hook Promise’s Back to School Essentials, Thinx's "MENstruation" and "The Epidemic"—the latest installment of an anti-bullying drive in which Bianca has
worked hand-in-hand with Monica Lewinsky.

Bianca created those during her time at BBDO. However, not too long ago, she left that job to do something incredibly bold: help launch a new creative agency in the middle of a pandemic. 

She joined Mischief @ No Fixed Address in July of 2020 as a founding partner and—in the space of just a few months—made global noise with prominent campaigns.

Some of Bianca’s accomplishments include being named as one of Business Insider’s ‘30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30’ in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Shots magazine selected her for their inaugural list of “Rising Stars;” Adweek included her among its “Creative 100;” The Drum named her to their “50 Under 30” list; She Says and The Voice of a Woman awarded her as The VOWWS Best Creative Director; The One Show and the 3% Conference named her as one of their Next Creative Leaders; AdAge featured her on their 40 Under 40 list; and most recently she was named one of AdAge’s 2021 Leading Women in the US, and one of Campaign US "Female Frontier honorees."

Her work has been nominated for an Emmy three times, and has won more than 100 international awards.

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Rafael Rizuto
Chief Creative Officer BBH USA
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Rafael Rizuto

Rafael is a Brazilian-born, international creative with 20 years of experience across multiple disciplines. He's worked his way across the globe from Brazil to the Middle East to the U.S., making stops at Ogilvy & Mather in Brazil, Ogilvy & Mather and Leo Burnett in Dubai, Pereira & O’Dell in San Francisco, 180LA, and TBD (a San Francisco-based agency he launched at the end of 2017). He joined BBH NY in April 2020 as its CCO, and in July 2021, he was promoted to oversee the BBH USA operation including the NY & LA offices and its Entertainment division. 

He's behind award-winning projects such as Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice” (Integrated Grand Prix, Promo Grand Prix, Titanium winner at Cannes Lions 2017 and Ad Age’s Creativity Awards Campaign of the Year - 2017 ); CHIEF's & NWHM Glass Ceiling Breaker; Google's Black Owned Friday; UNICEF’s “UNfairy Tales” (Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions 2016); Airbnb's “Views” (Airbnb's first global campaign); and Coca-Cola’s “Crossroads” (Coca-Cola’s largest-ever Latin American push). Rafael has won over 300 international awards at Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, Clios, London International Awards (LIA) and the Effies. He also served as a jury in all of those festivals: Cannes Lions (Glass Lions), D&AD (Creativity for Good), One Show (Integrated/Experiential), Clios (Brand Design/Social Media), London International Awards (Branded Entertainment), The Effies + Others.

An idea-led creative by nature, Rafael helped to turn 180LA into the most awarded shop in all of TBWA’s Network Worldwide for two years in a row (2016/2017). He was recognized as one of Ad Age’s "40 Under 40" in 2017, Campaign US' "40 Over 40" in 2021, and ranked #13 in Business Insider’s "30 Most Creative People in Advertising" in 2016. When he’s not daydreaming, he’s playing with his dog Bucho and his sons Luc and Leo.

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Laura Stamm-Boyd
SVP, Executive Creative Director Saatchi
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Laura Stamm-Boyd

Laura’s the Global ECD on Tampax and Always. And while she’s worked on most of the categories out there – she’s found her work on FemCare to be the most rewarding.

Her team launched a Tampax Amy Schumer campaign in 2020 that won awards, press and consumer love as it helped to de-stigmatize periods and educate people of all genders about tampons. As for Always, their mission to unleash girls’ confidence has been in full swing since 2017’s “Like a Girl” film, and her team most recently launched a campaign in the UK to help End Period Shame. Over the past few years, on both brands, she’s worked to combine purpose work with brand work and it’s been a win-win.

Speaking of wins, her work has garnered recognition from the Addy’s to the Effies and a few others for good measure. Her agency, Saatchi, won over 40 awards last year.

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Shannon Washington
SVP, Executive Creative Director R/GA New York
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Shannon Washington

As SVP, Executive Creative Director, Shannon Washington co-leads creative teams and is responsible for creative direction and crafting integrated brand messaging for Google, ESPN, and more. SVP, Executive Creative Director, R/GA New York

Shannon joined R/GA from Media Arts Lab. There, she helped launch Apple TV+ and build a foundation for original content marketing in the Apple ecosystem, including The Oprah Conversation with Oprah Winfrey and HARPO. Prior, she crafted a new look and language for H&R Block with their ‘Block Has Your Back’ campaign with Deutsch Los Angeles.

In her spare time, Shannon works to fuse her many passions into action and service. Since 2009 she has published, designed and contributed to PARLOUR, a global digital travel-lifestyle destination for black women. She is a proud and loud graduate of Howard University and currently lives in New Jersey.

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David Weinstock
Partner + Chief Creative Officer Decoded Advertising
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David Weinstock

David has had the pleasure of serving as Chief Creative Officer of Decoded Advertising, a NY/LA based agency focusing on unlocking creativity through the lens of data. He and his teams manage clients like Visa, T-Mobile, Hulu, Intuit and SCJ to name a few. Prior to Decoded, David worked MRY, MRM, and Euro RSCG in New York, where he was a Creative Director, contributing to successful campaigns for high-profile clients including Dos Equis and Kraft. And earlier? Weinstock worked in the programming/digital space building his reputation as a creative and digital expert with companies pioneering the digital landscape. Over the years his work has had the honor of being recognized by The One Show, D&AD, Cannes, The Andy’s, NY Festivals, Radio Mercury Awards and many others. Before advertising, David attended the University of Chicago, where he has a degree in Anthropology, something his parents still consider an “interesting choice.”