2021 Creative LIAisons Coaches
Creator / Partner
Jd Michaels is a Kansas City native, graduate of Yale University, resident of Brooklyn, New York, and proud Ravenclaw. 26 years of advertising work earned Jd Michaels Lions, Pencils, and Gold of many shapes (including three ADCOLOR awards and the AAF MOSAIC award). His combined positions as EVP Director of Creative Engineering and EVP Co-Director of Diversity for BBDO New York offered the opportunity to combine creativity with social dignity, creating experiences which brought to life the power of communication and open inclusion. And now, Jd serves as the distinguished-grey half of michaels.adams., a worldwide arts and technology house, where he and Ms. Casey Adams head an international collective of creative professionals, combining technology and fine art to realize initiatives focused in education, community, and identity.