2024 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Diego Bertagni

Executive Creative Director
, United States of America

Diego Bertagni is a highly experienced and accomplished creative professional with over 20 years of experience in the advertising industry. He is both Argentinean and Canadian, bringing a unique perspective to his work.
Throughout his career, Diego has always pushed himself out of his comfort zone, working at big Ad Agency Networks, in Tech, in the In-House model and currently at a PR agency. His previous roles reflect that: Executive Creative Director at draftLine YYZ (AB-InBev), Creative Director at Flipp and Tribal DDB, Chief Creative Officer at OgilvyOne (Buenos Aires) and Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather (Buenos Aires).
Diego has won numerous prestigious awards throughout his career, including Cannes, Clio, One Show, FIAP, Wave, Ojo de Iberoamérica, Effie, IAB, Applied Arts, Webbys, Marketing Awards, Canadian Marketing Association Award (CMA), Advertising & Design Club of Canada (ADCC), FWA, IABC Gold Quills Award, Moving People Awards, Kinsale Shark Award, New York Festival, 100archive, Lürzer's Archive, PR Week Awards, Atomic, Creative X (AB-InBev) and Diente (Círculo de Creativos Argentinos).
In addition to his impressive list of accomplishments, Diego has also been invited to be part of the jury in various international advertising awards, including Webby Awards, New York Festival, Effie North America, Canadian Marketing Association Award (CMA), Marketing Awards, AdStars Festival, One Show, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Anthem Award, AMDIA and el Diente.
He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has been invited to share his insights on creativity and innovation at conferences around the world. Diego is very passionate about mentoring young talent and giving back to the community, as he is a D&AD New Blood Academy Mentor, was a Professor at Miami Ad School (Buenos Aires) and is an Instructor at the One Creator Lab (The One Club for Creativity).