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  • 2016 PIAF Gold
  • 2016 PIAF Silver
  • 2015 ADCR AWARDS Gold
  • 2015 Epica Awards Gold
  • 2015 ADC*E / Art Directors Club of Europe Nomination Winners (2)
  • 2015 The Golden Drum Awards Golden Drum (2)
  • 2015 Epica Awards Shortlist (2)
  • 2015 ADC*E / Art Directors Club of Europe Gold Winner
  • 2015 Epica Awards Bronze
  • 2014 Eurobest Bronze
  • 2014 ADDY Awards Silver
  • 2012 National ADDY Award Silver
  • 2012 The Webby Awards Shortlisted
  • 2012 ADDY Awards Bronze
  • 2012 The Webby Awards Honoree
  • 2012 ADDY Awards Gold Silver
  • 2010 4As Jay Chiat Awards Shortlisted
  • 2010 MIXX Award Silver
  • 2004 International ANDY Awards Bronze (2)
  • 2004 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Shortlist (2)
  • 2003 International Automotive Advertising Awards (IAAA) Silver (4)
  • 2001 International Automotive Advertising Awards (IAAA) Silver (3)
  • 2001 International Automotive Advertising Awards (IAAA) Bronze (5)
  • 2000 International Automotive Advertising Awards (IAAA) Bronze (3)
  • 2000 CLIO Awards Gold (2)
  • 2000 International Automotive Advertising Awards (IAAA) Silver

David Smith

Executive Creative Director, Partner at Carton Donofrio Partners
United States


David Smith is an internationally-recognized expert in the areas of new media application, media strategy, media planning and metrics. As a veteran in the area of advertising media management, his experience is drawn from the creation of the first-generation advertising technology to dealing with today?s issues surrounding metrics in the digital marketplace.
At the forefront of new metrics applications, David?s advisory board and industry committee involvement has included the AAAAs, ARF, comScore Media Metrix, Quantcast, IAB and Online Publishers Association, where he works to establish and refine standards in metrics, business practices and financial issues for interactive advertising.
David is consistently called upon by the press as a resource for publications such as Forbes, Businessweek, Mediaweek and authors thought pieces on an ongoing basis for industry publications including iMedia Connection, and OMMA. He is also a regular speaker at various AAAAs, iMedia, ad:tech and OMMA events.
With a number of awards to his name, including an Effie, David was most recently awarded the first-ever ad:tech Industry Achievement Award. This accolade recognized his long-term dedication and consistent outstanding service to the digital marketing industry.
David has a BA from the University of Washington. He is an avid guitar player and a gourmet Chinese cook.    Edit


EVP, Chief Creative Officer

Santa Monica , United States

RPA is driven by a clear purpose – to unlevel the playing field. Our job isn’t just to create ads, but to create competitive advantages.

For our clients, this purpose helps align our goals and sets the bar high for creative, strategic and media ideas that are truly motivating and worthy of attention.

RPA is an independent advertising agency of over 500 creative entrepreneurs, headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. We pride ourselves on offering every resource a sophisticated marketer needs to compete in today’s highly fragmented world – all under one roof, working together toward the same goals. 

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Baltimore, United States

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Ottawa, Canada

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San Francisco, United States
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