2023 Creative LIAisons Coaches
Chief Creative Officer
Mother New York
Oriel Davis-Lyons used to be a chef. But, after tiring of the long hours and intense pressure, he got into advertising. He started his career in New Zealand before moving to the U.S. where he spent time at Droga5, Spotify and is now Chief Creative Officer at Mother New York.
He has won over 100 awards for his work on multinational brands, nonprofits and failed Presidential campaigns. He is also the founder of Corpleisure, a work-from-home-wear and goods brand and ONE School, the first free, online portfolio program for aspiring Black creatives, that to date, has graduated 130+ students who are now working in some of the industry's best creative departments.