VP/Executive Creative Director
Adam Chasnow leads a creative group at CP+B that develops integrated campaigns for INFINITI and Kraft Heinz brands. A copywriter by trade, Adam has worked at some of the world’s most creative advertising agencies. In 2016, he was named to Adweek’s Creative 100 List for his work on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese’s award-winning campaign, New and Not Improved: The World’s Largest Blind Taste Test. In his six years at CP+B, Chasnow has also led campaigns for Microsoft Windows, Bing and Xbox One. Adam joined CP+B from 180 Amsterdam where he led pan-European efforts for Amstel Bier, 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.
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.
VP/Global Chief of Staff, CP+B Boulder
As CP+B’s VP/Global Chief of Staff, Angela partners with Lori Senecal (Global CEO) to help ensure CP+B continues to be the most creative and modern global agency on the planet. Angela is focused on the company’s global HR infrastructure, the strategic leadership of talent management initiatives, employee development, talent recruitment, organizational culture and strategy, and working with leadership across agencies to create a collaborative work environment. As a member of the executive team, she also helps guide the company as it continues its domestic and international expansion efforts. Angela is an 11-year veteran of CP+B, having spent a large portion of that time leading the agency’s talent search as Group Director of Recruiting. Through relentless sourcing and industry network building, she’s brought in hundreds of accomplished creatives, strategists, technologists and account personnel to work within the agency’s walls. With her extensive knowledge of the people and systems that make up CP+B, Angela teams-up with Lori on all major initiatives and provides an agency resource in her stead. Angela is an alumna of Drake University and has been an active member of She Runs It and 4A’s.
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.
VP/Executive Creative Director, Partner
Björn joined CP+B in 2009. Despite early ambitions of a medical degree, Björn started out his advertising career as an art director in 1992 and worked in several traditional Swedish agencies until founding his own agency eight years later. Having been raised more or less in his father’s ad agency, Björn has worked in the business pretty much since the scalpel-and-wax era, but always with an eye on digital development. Björn has been overseeing creative development since he founded his own agency in 2000.
VP/Chief Engagement Officer
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 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.
VP/Creative Technology Director
Los Angeles, CA
As Creative Technical Director, Corey bridges the worlds of our creative and technical teams by ensuring our creative concepts are leveraging the most innovative technology and utmost craftsmanship. Corey started in the Boulder office in 2010, working on American Express Small Business Saturday. He then lead a team to create a new mobile app for American Express Travel that anticipated the needs of travelers during their journey. Today he works on disruptive new technologies for Best Buy, Infiniti and Domino's by blending software and hardware. And he builds robots in his spare time.
Corey has been designing and developing interactive experiences for nearly 20 years, starting soon after the world wide web was invented. His work experience spans across graphic design, front end and backend code, database and e-commerce, systems integration and physical computing. He was technical director and partner of 2 interactive shops in Brooklyn, earning several awards for his projects.
President, CP+B West
As President of CP+B West, 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.’
Chief Creative Officer - London
Dave began working in advertising in the mid 80’s. He was fired from both TBWA and WCRS. Before becoming employee number 6 at HHCL. He then became Joint Creative Director of Chiat/Day London. He founded St.Luke’s, the worlds first advertising co-operative and labeled the ‘The most frightening company on earth’ by the Harvard Business Review. He then worked client-side as creative director at Channel4 laying the egg that became 4 Creative. He founded Karmarama in 2000 from his kitchen, watching it grow from 2 people to 250 and become the UK’s fastest growing independent network. He is now the very excited Chief Creative Officer of the London office of Crispin Porter and Bogusky. He has 4 motorcycles, 2 kids, 1 wife, 1 female lizard called Gary, 2 cats, 1 dog, 5 guns and used to play cricket for Italy.
VP/Executive Director of Art Direction & Design
As VP/Executive Director of Art Direction and Design, Dave works with CP+B’s art directors and designers to develop ideas visually throughout the creative process. Dave has been with CP+B since its early years and was most recently VP/Creative Director working on Best Buy, Applebee's and Windows Phone. He is also an accomplished sculptor and artist, having gathered his expertise and passion for handmade design over the course of his unique 30-year career, which spans both the advertising industry, and the world of fine art. He began at CP+B in 1990 as a mechanical artist and would later move to Italy to learn marble sculpting from Italian masters. He returned to CP+B to work as an art director and then a creative director, creating iconic work for brands such as Mini, Shimano, Ikea, Bell, Giro, Truth, Burger King, Virgin Atlantic, Miller Lite, VW, Best Buy, B-cycle, Applebee's, Windows Phone, Charles Schwab, Fruit of the Loom and Hotels.com. As Design Director, Dave has worked on several rebranding assignments for Charles Schwab, Fruit of the Loom and Hotels.com.
Devin serves as the Managing Director for the Boulder office, where he is responsible for client relationships and business development. Prior to rejoining CP+B in 2015, Devin was an Executive Account Director at McCann Erickson in New York, where he helped reposition Verizon FiOS, supported the USPS in their most successful holiday season to date and led and won the New York Lottery account. During his 2010 – 2014 tenure at CP+B, he led efforts on Microsoft including the global launch of Phones, Windows 7 and 8 as well as Bing. In addition, Devin oversaw many facets of American Express, including Small Business Saturday, OPEN Forum and the travel segment. His career thus far has proven to be quite dynamic; from QSR and retail to footwear and technology. He has worked on Verizon Wireless, including the award winning “Can You Hear Me Now” campaign, Popeye’s Chicken, Wendy’s and the long-standing Dave Thomas campaign, Foot Locker and Champs Sports.
Chief Strategy Officer of North America
As Chief Strategy Officer of North America, Eric leads consumer, culture and business strategy practices throughout CP+B’s Miami, Boulder and Los Angeles offices with the mission of finding unexpected ways for brands to make an indelible mark on culture. Eric has built his career helping launch, grow and reinvent brands across the spectrum - from cool startups to global megaliths. Prior to CP+B, he led strategy at Mekanism, building global campaigns for Jim Beam, Pepsi, Ben & Jerry’s, The North Face, Method and the NFL’s digital properties while consulting on brands like Tesla, Google and the White House. Eric also spent time at WPP’s Brand Union leading global strategy and innovation for brands like Absolut, GlaxoSmithKline and the creation of the first ever tourism brand for the United States. Eric also spent time on the client side of the business, building the GEICO brand and helping to launch Dove Men+Care globally. He is a graduate of The University of Richmond and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Eric lives in Boulder with his wife and son where they can be found exploring the endless hiking and biking of the nearby mountains.
VP/U.S. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, CA
As CP+B’s brand champion, Jeanne oversees the direction and growth of one of the world’s most award-winning creative agencies. She is responsible for Business Development across CP+B’s three U.S. offices: Boulder, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Since joining the agency in 2014 as Business Development Director, Jeanne has been instrumental in adding a number of Fortune 500 brands to the agency’s client roster including INFINITI, PayPal, American Airlines, Hershey’s, Jose Cuervo, NBA2K, and Frito-Lay.
Jeanne is experienced in helping senior management change, evolve and focus their messaging and resources to meet future client needs. She builds departments and stronger pitch teams focused on delivering winning presentations to address the agency’s strategic growth imperatives.
VP/Director of Video Production
Los Angeles, CA
As Director of Video Production, Kate is responsible for leading and inspiring CP+B’s video producers, driving innovative thinking and creating video content deliverable across all media platforms. Since joining CP+B in 2009, Kate has been integral in a number of CP+B’s most well-known and awarded work, including campaigns for JELL-O, Fruit of the Loom, Microsoft, Kraft, American Express and Bolthouse Farms. Prior to CP+B, she was at DDB where she produced work for McDonald’s, Midas, Anheuser-Busch, State Farm, Capital One and Wrigley. Kate began her career at Fallon producing work for BMW, Archipelago, Citibank, Subway and Timberland. Her work with Budweiser’s “Clydesdale American Dream” was nominated for an Emmy and she was the assistant producer on the infamous BMW Films “The Hire," which won the Cyber Lion Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival and was inducted into the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Chief Creative Officer
Los Angeles, CA
Kevin Jones leads the Creative Department on all agency accounts, including PayPal, Amazon, Google, NBA 2K, and Jose Cuervo. He joined the agency in 2014 from Wieden+Kennedy, where he spent the majority of the past 20 years running numerous high-profile and complex accounts, including P&G, Target, Nike, Coke, Dodge/Chrysler, and EA. His work has won him back-to-back Emmys for the Chrysler Super Bowl spot “Imported from Detroit” and the noted P&G Olympic spot “Best Job,” the most talked about campaign during the London Olympics. He was also nominated for an Emmy for the powerful Clint Eastwood Chrysler spot “It’s Halftime in America.” Jones’ work has been honored with eight Gold Lions at Cannes, The Grand Effie, a Webby People’s Voice award and AICP, The One Show and the Clio Awards. His work is also in the Library of Congress as well as The Museum of Modern Art’s collection.
Director of Social Media
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.
Global CEO, CP+B
In her role as Global CEO, Lori oversees CP+B’s global growth and expansion, manages the coordination of the firm's ten international offices and focuses on the agency’s continued global development. Since joining the agency in 2015, Lori has made a tremendous impact on both the business and culture of CP+B, creating a truly modern global agency that is inventive, agile and collaborative, offering consistency internationally with strong local market flair. Lori’s leadership and strong focus on talent has fueled the agency’s development and growth across disciplines and geographies, and recently led Advertising Age to recognize CP+B among the “Creativity Innovators of the Year” while naming Lori among only four “Agency Executives to Watch” in 2016.
Over the past year, CP+B has won significant business including the coveted American Airlines, Infiniti, Hershey and Pay Pal accounts, and was awarded the Titanium Grand Prix for its Dominos work at The Cannes Lions Festival (the highest award given for inventive ideas that drive business performance in new ways). The agency continues to create bold firsts and garner world-‐class results for clients by employing a new and broad creative toolbox that capitalizes on expertise in technology, design and manufacturing.
Prior to her current role, Lori served as Global Chairman and CEO of KBS. Under her leadership, KBS grew from a 250-‐person domestic agency to over 900 people worldwide and was recognized by Crain's as one of the “Best Places to Work in NYC”, as well as on AdAge’s list of “Standout Agencies” three consecutive years. Prior to KBS, Lori served as President of the flagship New York office of McCann Erickson and previously, as Global Chief Innovation Officer for McCann Worldgroup. In 2014, Lori was named among AdAge's "Women to Watch,” and in 2013 she was honored at the AWNY Game Changer Awards with a Quantum Leap award for leadership and innovation. She is also a Member of the Ad Council Board of Directors.
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.
Managing Director, Copenhagen
Mathias is the Managing Director at CP+B Copenhagen and an award-winning integrated communications generalist with comprehensive international experience. Throughout his career, Mathias has worked with the integration of digital thinking and creative technology in traditional agency models. He has a solid academic approach, but is also a strong believer in the close corporation between strategic and creative forces. Above all, Mathias has a profound interest in people, communication and the world we live in.
CEO, CP+B Scandinavia
Melina is CEO of CP+B Scandinavia, which includes offices in Gothenburg, Stockholm and Copenhagen. Until her promotion to CEO in September 2016, Melina was the Client Service Director responsible for CP+B Scandinavia’s client service departments. Prior to joining CP+B in 2015, Melina was the CEO of the Swedish advertising agency Shout. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Marketing and has extensive sales and marketing experience includes serving International and Scandinavian clients on both the agency and client side. Most notably, she was as the Marketing Director responsible for sales and marketing for Burger King across Scandinavia and the Netherlands. Melina has also covered many miles as Marketing Manager for Continental Tires.
EVP/Executive Director, Product Innovation
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.
VP/Chief Creative Officer
Ralph is the Chief Creative Officer at CP+B Boulder, where he is responsible for all the office’s creative output. Prior to joining the agency in April 2014, Ralph was with BBDO helping to lead their work for Bud Light. Before that, he was Associate Partner heading up the Goodby Silverstein office in Detroit and overseeing Chevrolet, their biggest account. During his career, he has worked from coast to coast in the U.S. including stints at Leonard/Monahan, Team One, Arnold and Saatchi & Saatchi, NY. Watson has art directed and creative directed work that has been repeatedly awarded at Cannes, The One Show, Andy’s, Clios, Art Directors Club and D&AD for a number of high profile clients, including Miller High Life, Fruit by the Foot and AT&T.
CEO, UK & International
As CEO, UK & International, Richard collaborates closely with CP+B’s management teams in London, Scandinavia and Latin America to expand the agency’s global network. Richard came to CP+B from the London-based global communications network, The House Worldwide, which he co-founded and CP+B acquired in June 2014. With The House, Richard fine-tuned a new model of open-source collaboration that combined a senior core group of account and planning teams with award-winning creative resources in Australia, China, Singapore and throughout Europe. Prior to founding The House, Richard was Chief Operating Officer of Publicis Worldwide, an 80-country network and the largest brand agency in Publicis Groupe.
Executive Director of Content Production
Los Angeles, CA
As Executive Director of Content Production, Rupert oversees all production for the four CP+B offices in the U.S. and consults with the agency’s global offices. A London native, Rupert actually began his career at CP+B. After a memorable internship, he became a key member of the production group that helped rethink how agency production should work. Together with the creative management of CP+B, he helped develop an entirely new integrated production model, which brought previously unrelated departments together and is now the industry standard for agencies around the world. He was named VP of Integrated Production at CP+B in 2002, overseeing all forms of campaign production for high-profile clients including MINI, AND 1 and Burger King. In 2007, he became one of the founders of a new agency, Goodness Manufacturing, which was ultimately acquired by Trailer Park, one of the leading entertainment marketing firms in the country. In 2014, Rupert rejoined CP+B in his current role. His recent focus has been on building extended internal production services for clients.
VP/Director of Interactive Production
Los Angeles, CA
A 10-year veteran of CP+B, Ryan is charged with leading digital strategy and creative execution across our LA and Miami offices. He cut his teeth in the financial services arena with the American Express OPEN brand, where he spent 5 years leading strategic and production efforts on the American Express Plum Card, OPEN Forum and Small Business Saturday platforms. Ryan’s varied background also includes award-winning campaign work for MetLife, KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese, Arby’s, CokeZero, Guitar Hero, Brammo Motorcycles, Jose Cuervo and Under Armour. Ryan recently relocated with his family from Miami to Los Angeles, where he continues to spend most of his free time on the golf course preparing for his eventual Senior PGA Tour retirement bid.
Los Angeles, CA
As co-managing director of CP+B LA, Ryan works alongside Ivan Perez-Armendariz and 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.
Executive Creative Director, CP+B Miami
Tom Adams helps lead the creative department at CP+B Miami, where he started his advertising career 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 Miami In 2016 to lead its further resurgence.
EVP/Executive Creative Director
Tony has been with CP+B for 20 years. As EVP and Executive Creative Director, he leads the teams behind Domino’s Pizza. He was instrumental in launching CP+B’s truth and MINI campaigns and created ads for Volkswagen, Burger King, Giro, Shimano, Schwinn, Molson, Fruit of the Loom, Jell-O, and Virgin Atlantic Airways. Tony is an enthusiastic leader and perennial award winner, receiving top honors from Cannes, ANDY, Clio, D&AD, Kelly, the One Show, and featured in Archive, Communication Arts annuals and many popular books on advertising. For his work with Domino’s, Esquire Magazine named Tony a “Reengineer”, joining a group of “Men and women who have rebuilt, rethought, or happily dismantled their industries, their influences, and themselves.” 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 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.