2017 One Show Film Jury

Jay Benjamin


Muhtayzik Hoffer

New York

Throughout Jay’s career, he has consistently blurred the lines between advertising, entertainment, utility and social good.

As the ECD of Leo Burnett Sydney, He led Canon “Photochains” which won the Cannes Media Grand Prix, and “Vote Earth” which pulled in over one billion participants.

Back stateside, Jay opened Leo Burnett New York, which won Best of Show at the One Show Entertainment Awards for “New York Writes Itself” and made AdAge’s “Agencies to Watch” list.

Under Jay’s leadership as CCO, Saatchi & Saatchi NY was named Creativity’s “Comeback Agency&rdquo. Now, he’s found a new home opening Muhtayzik Hoffer NY, with independence and innovation in mind.

Jay’s work has garnered 38 Cannes Lions, a Clio Hall of Fame Award and a long list of awards at the One Show, D&AD, Clios and LIA.

Outside of work, Jay sails with his wife Kirsten, and his three daughters, and moonlights as an average hockey player.





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