Executive Creative Director, BBDO New York
Dan is currently an executive creative director at BBDO.
His work has earned multiple awards at Cannes, The One Show, Clios, D&AD, The Andy’s, AICP, LIA, and the Art Directors Club.
Since teaming up in 2012 with Chris Beresford-Hill they have been Executive Creative Directors, leading Foot Locker, Priceline and Guinness.
They were recently included in AdAge’s 40 under 40 and Business Insider’s Most Creative People in Advertising Right Now.
Their Foot Locker work has been featured on the front page of Mashable, rebroadcast by the Today show, CNN and ABC news and has come in #1 on TBS’s Funniest Ads of the Year special.
Their Guinness film, “Wheelchair Basketball,” went viral overnight, landing on the front page of Buzzfeed, Reddit, Mashable, and became a lead story on Good Morning America, the following day. It was named USA Today Ad Meter’s #1 spot of the year, Adweek’s #3 spot of the year, one of Forbes magazine’s Most Unforgettable ads of 2013, one of TED’s 10 Ads Worth Spreading, and was honored by the Christopher Reeves Foundation.
Prior to BBDO, Dan ran the Google account at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners where he created several campaigns for Google+, Google Apps, and Google Docs. Before that he was was at Saatchi NY and Mad Dogs & Englishmen, NY. His “Talking Stain” campaign for Tide was named the #1 Super Bowl ad in YouTube’s 2008 AdBlitz poll, as well as one of the best Super Bowl commercials of all-time, according to Forbes. The campaign also went on to win awards at the Andy’s, Art Directors Club, Cannes, D&AD and One Show, as did Dan’s work for Crest (“Say Anything With A Smile”) and Fruit by the Foot (“Replacements”) which both won Gold at Cannes.
When he is not working, Dan can be found at home bugging his wife and two children.