2019 Young Ones ADC Category Jury
Group Creative Director
As a Group Creative Director and Copywriter, Ryan has worked on some of GSD&M’s most iconic brands including BMW, Southwest Airlines, Kohler and the United States Air Force. His work has been recognized by Cannes, The One Show, The ANDY Awards, The Webbys and Rob Lowe, which made his mom very proud.
Currently, Ryan leads all creative and brand efforts for Southwest Airlines. He and his team were responsible for bringing back the iconic “Wanna Get Away” campaign and he helped lead the Webby winning “Heart of Travel” digital experience for Rapid Rewards. Prior to GSD&M, Ryan worked at AKQA on YouTube, Red Bull and the highly anticipated next installment of the Halo franchise for Microsoft’s Xbox.
When Ryan is not working, actually, Ryan doesn’t stop working. But he’s working on that.