We're the New York office of TBWA\Chiat\Day. We're known as the Disruption® Company. And we help brands find strategic and creative white space through the power of Disruption. Take a look at some of our iconic creative, find out about the brands we work with and meet our leadership team.
Rob was once described as a “CEO’s Creative Director.” In other words, the rare creative person who is curious about all aspects of a business and finds ways to create breakthrough ideas that get results and build brand value. As a creative leader he spearheaded work for blue-chip brands, including Nissan, McDonald’s, PepsiCo and Visa.Learn more
As Executive Creative Director at TBWA\Chiat\Day NY, Matt Ian oversees creative across all agency clients, including Accenture, GlaxoSmithKline, H&M, McDonald’s, Michelin and NBC. Matt joined the agency in 2013 from Deutsch LA, where he held the position of EVP, Group Creative Director on the Volkswagen account.Learn more
Kyla has over 12 years of experience in marketing and communications, having learned her trade at some of the world’s leading agencies, such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Crispin Porter + Bogusky and Ogilvy & Mather. She has gained true global experience, working in Australia, Europe and now North America in her current role as the Director of Business Development for TBWA\Chiat\Day.Learn more
As leader of the digital strategy team at TBWA\Chiat\Day in New York, Aki works across all the agency’s clients and particularly on Michelin, beIN SPORTS and NBCUniversal. Prior to joining TBWA\Chiat\Day two years ago, Aki was at Fallon, where he led the digital strategy for clients like Cadillac, Nestlé. and H&R Block. In addition to launching projects such as Cadillac.com (Fallon’s largest ongoing project for a client), Aki was responsible for building Fallon’s IP and innovation pipeline. Aki started out his career as VP of Marketing at clothing brand Rocawear/Native BDG, led by Damon Dash, Jay Z and Biggs Burke. He then went on to hold the role of Planning Manager at Vigilante, a youth-focused think tank.Learn more
Melatan leads the design function for the New York office of TBWA. Prior to joining the agency, Melatan worked exclusively on fashion marketing and branding at Lipman, where her most recent work was leading both the traditional and digital campaigns for LOFT by Ann Taylor. Melatan also worked as Director of Design at Anomaly’s Toronto office, where she was responsible for the agency’s entire design output. Melatan has worked with influential global brands in the auto, beverage and fashion retail sectors, for clients such as Aritzia, BMW Mini, Honda, Red Bull, Diageo, Budweiser, Bud Light, Kraft, Holt Renfrew, Marshalls, Mexx, Perricone MD and Sport Chek.Learn more
Ed joined TBWA\Chiat\Day in June 2012 and oversees all New York accounts as Chief Strategy Officer. He came to TBWA\Chiat\Day from McCann Worldgroup, where he was SVP, Global Strategy Director, focused on the rebranding of the American Airlines business. Prior to McCann, Ed was the SVP, Director of Account Planning at PHD (Omnicom Media Group). During his tenure Gap consolidated all their brands, including Old Navy, with the agency. Before that, Ed was cofounder and Planning Director of NORTH, in Portland, Oregon.Learn more
Blanca Stephens is a veteran HR and Advertising professional. She has been known throughout her venerable career as a coach and mentor of talent. She has groomed many young professionals and guided them toward identifying their innate talent, and then finding their specialty and best career match. She is known for hitting the nail on the head of particularly complex issues and coming up with creative solutions. Blanca holds a BS in Psychology from Fordham University and is a Certified Life Coach.Learn more