2022 Virtual Creative LIAisons Speakers

Omid Farhang

Founder / CEO

Watch Omid's Full Talk

Topic: Preparing you to be a Creative Director. (And to a lesser extent, the meaning of life.) 
"Hey, you're doing a great job as a creative! Your reward? Congrats, you're now a Creative Director, a new role requiring a bunch of very different skills from those that earned you this promotion. Welp, best of luck, don't fuck it up!" LET'S TALK ABOUT IT.
About Omid:
Omid Farhang is the Founder/CEO of Majority, an Atlanta-based creative agency co-founded with Shaquille O’Neal in 2021 – built on the thesis that diversity is the ultimate competitive advantage for ideas that land in culture. The agency’s debut work, “Vax That Thang Up” for dating app BLK, earned seven billion media impressions. 

Omid is also the creator of the Talking to Ourselves podcast, a deep-dive on creativity and leadership with the industry’s greatest minds, including Ryan Reynolds, David Droga, Cindy Gallop and Fernando Machado. 

The son of Iranian immigrants, Omid started at Crispin Porter+Bogusky, where he became the youngest Creative Director in company history, helping CP+B earn “2010 Agency of the Decade” by multiple publications. 

At Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Omid built branded entertainment properties for clients like General Motors, QVC and Diageo, while consulting for icons like Lorne Michaels, Mike Krzyzewski and ZZ Top. 
Most recently, Omid served as SVP Chief Creative Officer at Momentum Worldwide (McCann Worldgroup), helping Momentum become the first-ever experiential agency named to the AdAge A-List Standouts. 

Adweek Creative 100. Ad Age 40 Under 40. Cannes Grand Prix winner.