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Ted Royer

Chief Creative Officer
New York

Since graduating from Atlanta’s Portfolio Center, Ted’s 20-year advertising career has taken him around the world, most notably to Singapore, Argentina, Australia and finally New York City.

In his first year in the business, Ted won more One Show Pencils than any other rookie creative, and since then he has won more than 100 major awards in the industry, including Pencils, Cannes Lions, Webby's and even Facebook Studio’s inaugural Grand Prix.

Ted has been on the worldwide creative boards of both Ogilvy & Mather and Publicis Groupe as Executive Creative Director and regional Creative Director. He was the youngest member in the history of Ogilvy’s council.

He's been at Droga5 since the agency’s early days and has seen the agency grow to over 450 employees. Along the way, Droga5 has received countless accolades, including being named Creativity’s Agency of the Year in 2007, 2011 and 2014, Adweek’s Agency of the Year in 2012 and 2014, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2013 and most recently, Cannes Lions’ 2015 Independent Agency of the Year.