Gerry Graf


Gerry is the co-founder and CCO of the global creative network known as SlapGlobal.
Business Insider has named him “The Most Creative Man in Advertising”.
Fast Company named him “One of the 100 Most Creative People in Business”.
AdAge named him “One of the 50 best thinkers from 20 years of advertising and consumer culture.”
SlapGlobal won the Effie awards Independent Agency of the Year LATAM in its first two years.

Gerry was previously the founder and CCO of Barton F. Graf 9000 LLC.
Forbes named Barton one of the 14 Most Influential Agencies in America.
Fast Company named Barton one of the Most Innovative Advertising Agencies.
The 4A’s named Barton Mid-Size Agency of the Year in 2014.

Before Barton:
Gerry worked as CCO Saatchi&Saatchi NY, CCO TBWA/Chiat NY, ECD BBDO NY, CD Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
AdAge named him the Most Awarded Creative Director in the World in 2008. 3rd Most Awarded CD in 2010.

Gerry lives in NYC with his wife, three children, a dog he loves and a cat he doesn’t.

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