Distinctions

 

Distinctions Over the Past 7 Years (Not including when I was a runway model during Adweek 2012 & 2013)

    INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

  • 2013 #2 ranked CCO in the World for Digital work
    (Directory Big Won Global Rankings)
  • 11 Cannes Lions (2 Golds, 5 Silvers, 4 Bronze)
  • Advertising Age Top 5 Creative of the Year
  • Fast Company Magazine Top 10 ‘Ads’ of the Year
  • 2012 Fast Company Magazine Innovation Award
    (only 11 awarded in the world)
  • 5 D&AD Pencils (including White Pencil)
  • 5 Clios (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze)
  • 20+ London International Awards Medals
  • 15+ Communication Arts (CA) Annual
  • Gold & 2 Silver One Show pencils & 25+ Finalists
  • 2013 #6 ranked Agency in the World for Digital
    (Directory Big Won Global Rankings)
  • 2013 #1 ranked Agency in the World for Automotive
    (Directory Big Won Global Rankings)
  • CANADIAN AWARDS (<2017)

  • 2016 Top 5 Creative Director (Creative Report Card – Top 15: 5 years straight)
  • 20+ Marketing Awards (Best of Show, 10+ Golds & multiple Craft Awards)
  • 30+ CMA Awards (Best of Show, 10+ Golds)
  • 100+ ADCCs (incl. Multiple Golds & Silvers)
  • 2 Gold and multiple Silver Cassies
  • 100+ Applied Arts Awards (Three AACE ‘Best of Show’ Awards)
  • 5 Gold Bessies (including Best of Show) + multiple Finalists
  • Top 15 CD five years in a row (CRC)
  • 2012 & 2015 Strategy Magazine Campaign of the Year
  • 20+ Atomic Awards (incl. Grand Prix)
  • 2 AOY wins with 2 different agencies and 2 AOY runner-up with two other agencies (Okay, that wasn’t over the past 5 years, maybe 10)

  • 2017 Cannes Cyber Lion Steering Committee
  • 2017 D&AD Impact Jury
  • 2017 Grand Effie Jury
  • 2017 Adage Small Agency Jury
  • 2016 Cannes Cyber Lion Jury
  • 2016 Canadian Marketing Awards Co-Chair
  • 2016 Hollywood A-List Awards Jury
  • 2015 (LIA) London International Awards Digital Jury
  • 2015 National Advertising Awards
  • 2015 Effies Final Round Jury
  • 2015 Lotus Jury
  • 2014 Clio Award Digital Jury
  • 2014 Effies Final Round Jury
  • 2015 Bessie Awards Chair
  • 2013 Effies Final Round Brand Experience Jury
  • 2013 New York Festivals Integrated Grand Jury
  • 2013 Strategy Magazine AOY Jury
  • 2013 Marketing Hall of Fame Jury
  • 2013 Cannes Young Marketers (Canada)
  • 2013 Bessies (Vice-Chair)
  • 2013 Extras Jury
  • 2012 (LIA) London International Awards Digital Jury
  • 2012 National Advertising Awards
  • 2012 BestAds
  • 2011 Applied Arts Awards
  • 2010 Marketing Awards
  • 2010 & 2011 CMA Integrated Senior Judge

  • 2013 Globe & Mail “In the Spotlight” article. The first ever to be featured.
  • 2013-2014 Speaker at Google & facebook
  • 2013 Marketing Digital Day Conference Speaker
  • 2012-present ADCC (Advertising and Design Club of Canada) Board of Directors
  • 2011/2012 Inaugural Google Creative Council
  • 2010 & 2012 CMA (Canadian Marketing Association) National Convention Keynote Speaker
  • 2010 & 2011 ICA (Institute of Communication Agencies) Digital Committee
  • 1993 HBA from the Ivey School of Business (Now that’s distinct – A creative guy with a business degree.)