Ben joined the TBWA collective to set the vision for TBWA’s global creative product, encompassing advertising, experience, design and innovation, the entire brand experience. Through his work, Ben continually hones processes and ways of working conducive to innovative work that resonates in culture, redefines categories and sets new standards.
He also leads TBWA’s global creative core, a roundtable composed of CCOs from the collective’s top agencies, which shapes world-class experience strategy, concept development, and creative execution for some of the world’s most recognizable brands. ??
Ben joined TBWA after a decade at R/GA, where he was responsible for leading teams of strategists, designers, and writers to deliver best-in-class experience strategy, concept development, and creative execution for some of the world’s most recognizable brands such as Nike, Jordan Brand, Oprah’s Book Club, American Express, Verizon, Equinox, Converse, and Samsung.
Prior to joining R/GA, Ben spent a number of years at both Publicis and AKQA. Before moving to the U.S. from Australia, he partnered with agencies large and small before founding his own design studio that represented brands such as Ford, Yellow Pages, Toyota, Kraft, Subaru, Quiksilver, and Sneaker Freaker magazine. He also spent 10 years leading the creative design and execution of digital platforms and experiences for the biggest touring music festival in the world, Big Day Out.