David Kolbusz

Chief Creative Officer , Droga5

Recently named the UK’s #1 Creative Leader, David is the Chief Creative Officer at Droga5 London and has been for five years now, toiling away on established brands like Uniqlo, Barclaycard & Amazon, launching films like Baywatch, and helping start brands from scratch like sports betting app Kwiff. He arrived from Wieden+Kennedy New York where he was the Executive Creative Director. During his time there, he helped raise the creative profile of the agency, doing brand-building work for the likes of GAP, Delta Airlines, Southern Comfort, Nike Brand Jordan and Squarespace. Prior to WKNY, he was the Deputy Executive Creative Director at BBH London where he helped oversee the creative department and ran the Axe/Lynx global account along with The Guardian, creating the Three Little Pigs work which was the UK's most-awarded campaign in 2012. Along with stints at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, Mother London, and TBWA, he combines a global scope with strategic rigour and a passion for making brands famous.