2024 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Jesse Kates

EVP, Managing Director/Creative Lead
New York
, United States of America

A 10 year veteran of the IPG Health family, Jesse has been a creative leader in healthcare advertising for sixteen years. He has developed breakthrough campaigns for traditional and non-traditional channels for HCPs, patients, and consumers. Jesse masterfully drives emotional depth, innovative storytelling, and exceptional craft in pharma creative. His work has been internationally recognized with multiple LIA's, Cannes Lions, lios, and Pencils.

When he isn’t working on solving his clients most difficult problems, he likes to venture out to sea to dive on World War II shipwrecks up and down the Atlantic coast.

Jesse studied film and psychology at Vassar College and Screenwriting at Columbia University.