2021 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Selim Unlusoy

Executive Creative Director
, Turkey

Selim Ünlüsoy is the Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Istanbul, leading a multi-disciplinary team of creators that produces work that goes beyond advertising. A true believer in cross-cultural exchange, he played an active role at AFS for many years. He is a keynote speaker in various events, talking on Bio-mimicry, the impact of A.I. and design.
At the age of 29, he became the youngest ECD ever at a network agency in Turkey. Before joining Ogilvy Istanbul, he has worked at Leo Burnett Moscow and Istanbul, Lowe Istanbul and DDB&Co., contributing to the agency's success to become one of the top 3 agencies of the year in Cannes Lions.
Selim's work has won many international trophies in London International Awards, Cannes Lions, Golden Drum, One Show, New York Festivals, Epica, as well as national awards like Crystal Apple and Kirmizi, making a total of more than 100 awards and honors. His work was featured in Beaux Arts Magazine, Lürzer's Archive and numerous other publications. He was selected to serve as a jury member in both national and international award shows. Outside the agency, he creates multi-disciplinary work including publication design, experiential design, branding, photography and many more. He is an eternal student of the relationship between humans and machines.