Wesley ter Haar is the Co-founder of Media.Monks, a digital-first marketing and advertising services company that connects content, data, digital media and technology services across one global team built from the bottom up. He sits on the boards of SoDA (The Digital Society), The One Club and S4Capital.
Under his ongoing leadership for more than 20 years, Wesley has sought to wage war on mediocre digital production, growing Media.Monks from a humble production house into an end-to-end creative and production partner, through aggressive expansion and many mergers throughout the years. Employing over 9,000 people across 57 talent hubs in 33 countries, the Media.Monks team works across time zones and around the world to achieve unparalleled creative quality recognized by many such as Cannes Lions, FWA Awards, two-time Webby Production Company of the Year, and inclusion on the Ad Age Digital A-List.
He has spoken around the world at conferences including Cannes, Adobe MAX, CES, Advertising Week NY, Advertising Week LATAM, FIAP and more. Always looking to bring creative triumphs to justice, Wesley is the inaugural president of Cannes Lions' Digital Craft jury and serves on the Cannes Titanium Jury, which celebrates game-changing creativity. In 2018, ter Haar earned a coveted spot on the AdAge’s 2018 Creativity All-Stars list and was inducted into the ADCN Hall of Fame in 2018.