CEO, TBWA Chiat Day New York
Rob Schwartz has been described as a "CEO's Creative Director." In other words, the rare creative person who is fascinated by all aspects of a business, and finds ways to create breakthrough platforms and campaigns that get results and build brands. A leading creative director for most of his career, he transitioned from CCO to CEO in 2015 to lead the New York office of TBWA\Chiat\Day. In the three years since, the agency has enjoyed unprecedented growth, with a host of clients added to the roster, including Hilton, Thomson Reuters, Travelers, TD Bank, BNY Mellon and TicTac. Rob has spearheaded work for blue-chip brands throughout his career, and has won nearly every advertising award including Grand Effies, Cannes Lions, and One Show pencils. He has also been a Cannes Lions Jury President and jury member. Rob was recognised as ThinkLA's "Leader of the Year” and as one of Adweek's "25 Voices to Follow in Social Media."