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2019 One Show Cultural Driver Jury

Gerry Graf

Founder, Chief Creative Officer

Barton F. Graf

New York

Gerry is the CCO/Founder of Barton F. Graf, which he launched in 2011.

Barton was named Top Agency To Watch by Ad Age in 2011 and made Ad Age & Creativity's A-Lists in 2012, 2013, and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

In 2014, Barton was named Mid-Size Agency of the Year by the 4A’s.

Fast Company named Barton the 5th Most Innovative Advertising Agency and Gerry one of the “100 Most Creative People In Business”.

Forbes named Barton one of the 14 Most Influential Agencies in America. Business Insider named Gerry "The Most Creative Man In Advertising".

In his pre-Barton years, Gerry was CD at Goodby, Silverstein and ECD at BBDO/NY and TBWA/CHIAT/NY. In 2007, Ad Age named TBWA/NY the Most Awarded Agency in the World and Gerry Most Awarded Creative Director.

Ad Age named him one of the 50 “biggest and best thinkers and doers from 20 years of advertising and consumer culture”. He has made their annual Creativity 50 list in 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2015.

Gerry lives in Manhattan with his wife, three kids, a dog he likes and a cat he doesn’t.




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