We are not ad people

But we are engineers, rule breakers, artists, scientists, filmmakers, aspiring guitarists, technologists, adventure junkies, anthropologists, and everything in between. All working together in a modern global network to make the most written about, talked about, and outrageously successful work in the world.

Our Leadership

Leaders:

Open List

Chuck Porter

  • Adam Chasnow
  • Alex Bogusky
  • Andre Kassu
  • Bamboo Ye
  • Bryan Sweeney
  • Bryant King
  • Chuck Porter
  • Courtney Loveman
  • Danielle Aldrich
  • David Proudlock
  • Dusty Nelson
  • Erik Sollenberg
  • Helen James
  • Jeff Geisler
  • Jennifer Hruska
  • Johan Eghammer
  • Kristen Fox
  • Kristoffer Gandsager
  • Marcos Medeiros
  • Neil Riddell
  • Ryan Skubic
  • Tom Adams
  • Tony Calcao
  • Vinicius Reis

Adam Chasnow

VP/Executive Creative Director

Boulder, CO

Adam leads a creative group that develops integrated marketing campaigns for INFINITI Motor Company, Kraft Heinz and Goose Island Beer Co. In seven years at CP+B, Adam has also led teams for Microsoft Windows, Bing and Xbox One. A copywriter by trade, Adam was named to Adweek’s 2016 “Creative 100” for his work on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese’s New and Not Improved: The World’s Largest Blind Taste Test campaign. In 2017, New and Not Improved was then awarded Gold and Bronze Cannes Lions as well as One Show Gold and Silver Pencils. Adam joined CP+B from 180 Amsterdam where, as associate partner and creative director, he led global efforts for Amstel Beer, Motorola, Sony and Opel. He began his career in public relations at Hill & Knowlton before joining the New York offices of McCann, DDB, Cliff Freeman & Partners, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco.

Alex Bogusky

Co-Founder, Chief Creative Engineer

Alex Bogusky’s career in advertising began over twenty years ago when he joined a 16-person ad agency called Crispin and Porter. Under Alex's direction, Crispin Porter + Bogusky grew to more than 1,000 employees with offices in Miami, Boulder, Los Angeles, London and Sweden, and with annual billings over $1billion. During Alex’s leadership, CP+B became the world's most awarded advertising agency, and in 2010, Alex received the rare honor of being named "Creative Director of the Decade" by Adweek magazine. After leaving CP+B in 2010, Alex focused on being an entrepreneur, designer and investor. Along with his wife Ana, he launched COMMON, a community for accelerating social ventures, and advertising agencies Made and Humanaut. As an advisor and angel investor, he has worked with dozens of startups, including Lyft and SpotX, and founded Batshit Crazy Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund. Always drawn to social responsibility, Alex created groundbreaking initiatives such as the "Truth" campaign, which was named the most successful social advertising campaign in U.S. history. His work with Vice President Al Gore debunked the notion of “Clean Coal.” And in 2011, Alex rebranded The Climate Reality Project and launched 24 Hours of Reality – the most highly viewed streaming web event to date. In mid-2018, Alex returned to CP+B as Co-Founder and Chief Creative Engineer, where he leads in all aspects of the agency, including creative direction, innovation, strategy and talent.

Andre Kassu

Partner/CCO

Andre leads both CP+B Brazil and CP+B Miami alongside Marcos Medeiros, his creative partner of many years. Andre and Marcos first teamed up in 2008 while working at AlmapBBDO. Since then, they have worked for an array of global brands including VW, Pepsi, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company O Boticario, Bayer, Pedigree and the insurance company Bradesco Seguros. Together, Andre and Marcos have been among the most highly awarded and recognized creative teams in the world. In 2013 alone, the pair won 16 Lions at Cannes for brands including VW, Bayer and Getty Images. The previous year, they won five Lions and earlier in their career, as a copywriter and art director, the duo won an additional 12 Lions and received the Cannes Grand Prix in the Press category for their Billboard Magazine campaign.

Bamboo Ye

General Manager/Executive Creative Director

As Managing Director and Executive Creative Director, Bamboo leads CP+B’s new Beijing office while collaborating with the agency’s other offices around the world. Bamboo brings with him a wealth of expertise in delivering creative across international markets having previously worked at top global agencies in Beijing, including TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO, Grey, Y&R and Vision & Value, as well as Bates in Shanghai over the course of a 20-year career. His background covers a wide range of brands and industries from consumer packaged goods to internet, IT and luxury, with particularly extensive experience in automotive including work with Bentley Motors, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, Jeep, Chrysler and Jaguar to name a few. Bamboo has received numerous accolades for his work from Chinese award shows to global recognition from the likes of Cannes and New York Festivals.

Bryan Sweeney

Director of Integrated Production

Boulder, CO

Bryan oversees all facets of production across CP+B’s US offices. He came to CP+B from Hill Holiday, where he spent 15 years, most recently as EVP, Director of Creative Production. and was the architect of a thriving internal production engine housing shooters, editors, finishing/VFX, audio and animation. Prior to that, Bryan was VP, Executive Producer at Arnold in Boston, where he led work for Titleist, FootJoy, VW and Truth. He started his career at DDB Chicago producing memorable work for McDonalds and Bud Light that resulted in multiple top-five finishes on the USA Today Ad Meter as well as numerous industry awards.

Bryant King

VP/Chief Engagement Officer

Boulder, CO

Bryant leads all things media for CP+B as Chief Engagement Officer. Prior to taking this role, he has spent the last 13 years at the agency impacting nearly every single account through media planning or analytics. As the Director of Message Planning and Analytics, he led the push to build out CP+B’s analytics capabilities, building customized dashboards for Microsoft, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Hotels.com. This group later morphed into Business Insights, as we discovered it was far easier to solve a business problem by clearly and simply identifying the real problem first. Prior to CP+B, King worked at Angotti Thomas Hedge, Wieden+Kennedy, Lowe Lintas and Partners, and Cramer-Krasselt, on such clients as Microsoft, Saab Cars USA, Sun Microsystems, Eddie Bauer, AT&T, and P&G.

Chuck Porter

Partner/Chairman

Chuck joined the Crispin Agency in 1988 as creative director and partner, after a long career as an award-winning freelance copywriter. The agency was renamed Crispin & Porter, and within three years, it doubled in size and was named one of the top 15 creative shops in the country. Under his leadership, CP+B has become one of the most awarded agencies in the world and was honored as Agency of the Decade by Advertising Age. Chuck has been a judge or jury chairman at the Clios, the Andy Awards, the D&AD Awards in London, and Cannes, among others. He has served as Chairman of the 4A’s and co-chairman of Advertising Week in New York, North America’s preeminent communications industry event. He’s an advisor to the Future of Advertising Project at Wharton as well as co-founder of the Boulder Digital Works Institute at the University of Colorado. He also sponsors the Porter Scholarships at the University of Minnesota, his alma mater. Along with Martha Stewart and Michael Dell, he was named one of Inc. Magazine’s "Entrepreneurs We Love”, and in 2015 he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.

Courtney Loveman

VP/CO-HEAD OF STRATEGY

Boulder, CO

Courtney Loveman has a rare combination of MBA and MFA that feeds a mostly healthy confab between the right and left sides of her brain. A nonconformist of the highest degree, Loveman’s passion for strategy is grounded in a cultural curiosity that has taken her from luxury fashion and beauty to mass CPG and fast food, with to the US prison system, the funeral industry. At CP+B, Courtney Loveman has led strategy for traditional accounts (Amex, MetLife, Domino’s, Kraft) and co-led the Brand Invention group, developing agency-owned brands and equity partnerships in verticals as diverse as apparel, food+beverage, and tech. Prior to joining CPB, she worked client-side in strategy, marketing and design for iconic brands, including Ralph Lauren, Maybelline and Seventh Generation.

Danielle Aldrich

President

As President, Danielle drives connectivity and collaboration across CP+B Boulder an CP+B LA in order to bring more talent and resources to client partners. Serving for three years in her previous role as Managing Director of CP+B Boulder, Danielle helped drive overall growth for the office, including key new business, by developing an innovative and supportive culture that attracts and retains the best talent in the marketplace. In her collective 14 years at CP+B, Danielle has helped the agency win over 300 creative awards and honors, including a Cannes Titanium Grand Prix and a Grand Effie. Danielle has worked on some of the agency’s most acclaimed and successful campaigns, including; Old Navy SuperModelquins, The Burger King "King" campaign, Whopper Freakout and the Subservient Chicken, which AdAge named one of the ‘Top Ten Best Campaigns of the 21st Century.’

David Proudlock

Head of Strategy

London, UK

David has a rich and varied background covering traditional brand planning as well social, content, influencer, PR, experiential and music strategies for some of the most recognizable brands in the world. After getting his start at Saatchi & Saatchi London, David went on to help found the strategy department at brand entertainment agency, Cake. He then moved back into advertising with WCRS, where he was tasked with driving modern brand strategies that went beyond TV. In 2011 he founded his own cultural marketing agency, Inkling, where he was responsible for strategic and creative output, while also leading the social content division. Throughout his career, David has worked across varied sectors, covering cars to cosmetics, automotive to alcohol, fashion to frozen chicken and everything in between, for brands like BMW, EA Games, Vodafone, Bacardi, Wrangler, Nike, Birds Eye, BBC and Benefit Cosmetics.

Dusty Nelson

Global Chief Financial Officer

As Global CFO, Dusty oversees operations that drive growth and increase efficiency for CP+B. She arrived at the agency in June 2017, bringing experience helping cultivate both start-ups and global multi-million dollar organizations. Prior to joining CP+B, Dusty spent four years as Chief Operating and Financial Officer at Laird + Partners in New York, and co-founded an entertainment media company. She began her ad career with two Denver agencies, leading financial operations at The Integer Group and Karsh Hagen. Possessing a strong combination of right and left brain thinking, Dusty received an MBA from the University of Colorado, as well as a BS in Business Administration and degrees in Fine Arts and Music from Rocky Mountain College.

Erik Sollenberg

Global CEO

Erik Sollenberg was named CP+B’s Global CEO in August, 2017. Erik oversees CP+B’s offices around the world and helps shape the agency’s product development, innovation initiatives and global growth. Erik joined CP+B from renowned Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors where he’s been CEO for the last 14 years. F&B has long been recognized for their brilliant and innovative work, creating global campaigns for clients including Volvo, IKEA and Procter & Gamble. Under Erik’s leadership, they have consistently been in the top tier of international agency rankings, and have won over 100 Lions and six Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival for Creativity. In the last three years, they’ve been recognized by the Gunn Report as the most awarded agency of the year, and they’ve been named Independent Agency of the Year at Cannes, Agency of the Year at the One Show and Agency of the Year at the Art Directors Club.

Helen James

Managing Director, CP+B London

London, UK

Helen joined CP+B from BBH, where she was Managing Partner. In that role she was central to the leadership team, delivering transformation throughout the agency and its connected businesses. Most recently, Helen led BBH’s award-winning social media and content unit; a multi-disciplinary team of 35 people delivering best-in-class social communications, including KFC’s Clean Eating Burger and lunchbox (Hodor) films. Prior to leading the social media unit, Helen led account management at BBH, an 80-strong department at the agency, and led the transition of the Tesco business into BBH in 2015. Over her 10 years at BBH, Helen ran their biggest and most creatively awarded accounts, including Tesco, Virgin Media, eBay, Vodafone and ITV amongst others. Also during that time, she led Barnardo’s and the award-winning work to reposition the brand between 2007 and 2012, as well as the Kronenbourg brand refresh resulting in the ‘Slow the Pace’ campaign featuring Lemmy from Motorhead. Before BBH, Helen was at The Red Brick Road and also lived in Australia working at BMF.

Jeff Geisler

Chief Marketing Officer

Jeff joined CP+B as Chief Marketing Officer in 2017 to lead all marketing, new business, client development and corporate communications. Prior to joining CP+B, Jeff spent more than two decades at companies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Roc Nation, McCann-Erickson, BBH and Cliff Freeman & Partners, leading initiatives for brands like Verizon, Axe, Levi’s, Sprite, Cadbury, Sony, General Mills, MasterCard and TIDAL, as well as all of Roc Nation’s musical artists and athletes, and JAY-Z’s portfolio of brands. Most recently, he served as President of MING Utility and Entertainment, the creative and production company responsible for BMW Films.

Jennifer Hruska

VP/CO-HEAD OF STRATEGY

Boulder, CO

Jen Hruska is a Co-Head of Strategy at CP+B. She currently leads two global accounts - American Airlines and Infiniti luxury automotive. During her 6 years at CP+B, she worked on Old Navy, American Express, Aspen Dental and Netflix. Prior to CP+B, she held various roles as VP, Head of Planning and lead Strategist focusing on research, insights and brand development for clients ranging from Abbott Nutrition and Hologic to American Eagle, Seventh Generation, Playtex and Hasbro. She has an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s Degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.

Johan Eghammer

Executive Creative Director

Boulder, CO

Johan came to CP+B in early 2018 to works across accounts. For the past 23 years, Johan was at Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors, most recently as Creative Director, Senior Partner and member of the board. As a founder of the F&B/Stockholm office, which opened in 2001, Johan contributed to the agency’s transformation from a local shop to one of the best in the world. Working with clients like Volvo, IKEA, Carlsberg, Pernod Riccard, Visit Sweden, The Webby Awards and Unicef, he has amassed an impressive body of work, including a Cannes Grand Prix, two Golds and 12 total Lions. Recent projects, such as an effort from Visit Sweden to market the country on AirBNB and “The Organic Effect” from the Coop chain of grocery stores, have received international acclaim. Johan has been a member of The Cannes Lions Film jury and the New York Festivals Grand jury.

Kristen Fox

Director of Social Media

Boulder, CO

Kristen leads social and mobile media strategy on behalf of CP+B’s Media and Analytics group. Prior to joining CP+B, she managed all U.S. social media efforts across Facebook and Twitter for Dove. She also led Dove’s global social strategy and the rollout of its global Facebook content platform. In addition to social media, Kristen also has extensive mobile expertise. Her mobile clients have included Dove, Dove Men+Care, Qualcomm, American Heart Association, eBay, AXE, Wal-Mart, Ben & Jerry’s, Butterball, P&G, and GM. Her mobile career began more than seven years ago at ESPN as associate director of Product, where she was responsible for directing the brand’s personality across its wireless licensing products, marketing, messaging and sponsorships. In 2006, Kristen served on the board of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), where she helped shape industry standards and best practices for mobile marketing and advertising in the U.S. She co-chaired the MMA’s Mobile Video & Television Committee where she led the industry’s first-ever mobile video and TV advertising study. Kristen’s passion for innovative and contextual marketing began while she was director of Sponsorships and Integrated Marketing at Sony Digital Entertainment. During her six-year tenure there, she built one of the industry’s most successful online sponsorship businesses, utilizing vast content assets from Sony Music, Sony Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Television to match consumer interests with advertiser objectives.

Kristoffer Gandsager

Creative Director / Partner

Kristoffer is the creative director at CP+B Copenhagen which he co-founded in 2013 after coming from one of Denmark’s most recognized agencies. Even though he’s from Scandinavia, he doesn’t look nor act much like a viking. He strongly believes in a close and collaborative relationship between agency and client in order to create truly engaging and impactful ideas. Ideas that travels from the DNA of the brand into the heart of the consumer. In Denmark Kristoffer has been one of the leading figures within purpose driven communication. Working with international brands like Carlsberg and IKEA, Kristoffer has been an important part of transforming their communication strategy towards a story-doing approach. Under his management, the Copenhagen office has won national and international recognition at the Creative Circle Awards, FWA, The Lovie Awards, One Show, DIA and Cannes Lions, including Gold and Silver at Eurobest for Carlsberg Beer Beauty.

Marcos Medeiros

Partner/CCO

Marcos leads both CP+B Brazil and CP+B Miami alongside Andre Kassu, his creative partner of many years. Marcos and Andre first teamed up in 2008 while working at AlmapBBDO. Since then, they have worked for an array of global brands including VW, Pepsi, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company O Boticario, Bayer, Pedigree and the insurance company Bradesco Seguros. Together, Marcos and Andre have been among the most highly awarded and recognized creative teams in the world. In 2013 alone, the pair won 16 Lions at Cannes for brands including VW, Bayer and Getty Images. The previous year, they won five Lions and earlier in their career, as a copywriter and art director, the duo won an additional 12 Lions and received the Cannes Grand Prix in the Press category for their Billboard Magazine campaign.

Neil Riddell

EVP/Executive Director, Product Innovation

Boulder, CO

Neil Riddell leads CP+B’s Product Innovation group in serving current clients on key product and design initiatives, as well as developing new agency-owned brands and partnership opportunities. CP+B’s product development partnerships include the prospering bike-sharing system B-cycle, the environmentally minded mechanic brand Green Garage, and the award-winning spirit brands – Angel’s Envy Bourbon and the Hemingway inspired Papa’s Pilar Rum. Neil has been with CP+B for 15 years and was one of the founders of the product innovation group in 2007. Depending on the project and company, Neil’s role in the group goes from being an executive creative director for product and experiential design, to being involved in brand strategies, patent writing and research and development. Neil is an industrial designer who also holds a degree in International Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami.

Ryan Skubic

VP/Managing Director

Los Angeles, CA

As managing director of CP+B LA, Ryan focuses on the office’s clients, employees, new business, culture and overall management. Ryan joined CP+B in 2003 as a key contributor to the agency’s work with MINI. Since then, he has led global work for Microsoft Windows, spent time on Nike, Volkswagen, The Alliance For Climate Protection and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and oversaw the agency’s recent work with Charles Schwab and 2K Sports. Ryan is one of the few CP+Bers who has spent time in each of CP+B’s American offices (Miami, Boulder and Los Angeles). Prior to CP+B, he spent four years at Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis on Harley-Davidson and Gibson Guitars. He spends his spare time chasing his twin boys, and searching for LA’s best tacos, good craft beers and the golf swing that was apparently lost in his move west from Miami.

Tom Adams

Executive Creative Director

Los Angeles, CA

Tom started his advertising career at CP+B in the late-90’s. The first ad he worked on at the then fledgling agency was for a local Miami company who manufactured kidney dialysis machines. From there, he went on to help launch one of the most successful and effective youth-oriented anti-smoking campaign efforts— the truth campaign. During his time at CP+B, Tom worked on iconic brands such as MINI, IKEA, Slim Jim and Geek Squad, while also helping to re-launch Burger King’s classic line “Have It Your Way.” After playing an instrumental role in CP+B’s formative growth for more than nine years, Tom left to co-found the creative boutique shop, Goodness Mfg. The agency was quickly chosen to help launch Google’s first phone Nexus, and partnered with brands like Toshiba, Under Armour, Lucas Arts and the National Council of American Indians. After a stint as Executive Creative Director at Deutsch LA, Tom rejoined CP+B in 2016.

Tony Calcao

EVP/Executive Creative Director

Boulder, CO

Tony has been with Crispin Porter + Bogusky for twenty three years.  As Executive Vice President and Executive Creative Director, he leads the teams behind Domino’s Pizza, American Airlines and Otterbox.  He was instrumental in launching CP + B's "Truth" and MINI brands and created campaigns for Volkswagen, Burger King, Giro, Shimano, Schwinn, Molson, Virgin Atlantic, Microsoft, Jell-O and Fruit of the Loom. Tony is an enthusiastic leader and perennial award winner, receiving top honors from Andy, Cannes, Clio, D&AD, Kelly, The One Show, and featured in Archive, Communication Arts Annuals and many popular books on advertising. In college, Tony played baseball for the University of Miami and aspired to play major league ball. He chose advertising instead and has since acquired a following of creative admirers, but his biggest fans are his daughter Chiara and son Caden.

Vinicius Reis

Partner/CEO

Vinicius manages both the Miami and Brazil CP+B offices as Partner/CEO. His wide range of experience includes Regional Communications Director at DDB in Miami, Executive VP at Lowe Worldwide in NY, CEO at HAVAS Digital in Brazil, and Partner at Agência WE. At Africa Propoganda, Vinicius was a Group Account Director and was responsible for new business, as well as Grupo ABC’s international expansion. Vinicius is experienced with North American and LatAm emerging markets, as well as global coordination projects. He enjoys strong relationships with creative teams that are based on a united passion for innovative, cutting-edge and award-winning advertising. His leadership on campaigns has led to 6 Cannes Lions for TV, Press and Poster, OOH and Media. Vinicius graduated from ESPM in 1999, and majored in Business Administration.

Awards

  • 5 Time Creativity Agency of the Year
  • Cannes Interactive Agency of the Year
  • Advertising Age Agency of the Decade