Tenure: Founder/12 years
One of the few creative entrepreneurs in the advertising business today, combining a widely respected creative reputation with a rare business acumen. A copywriter by trade, Richard's career path included valuable experience at J. Walter Thompson, Korey Kay & Partner and Deutsch. Richard and Bill act as co-creative directors on the agency's accounts. Richard's experience in investment services includes Quick & Reilly, Charles Schwab, Bear Stearns and Neuberger & Berman. Edit
KBS is a global creative business partner committed to inventing and reinventing brands and businesses. Our specialisms include: advertising, strategy, digital, social, content, CRM, creative technology, public relations, media planning and buying. Our team of inventors and creative entrepreneurs help our clients reframe their challenges and think boldly about solutions through an invention lens.
We even have a venture capital arm called KBS Ventures that allows us to invest in early stage ad tech companies, and serves as our telescope into the future. KBS Ventures also gives our clients first mover advantage with the new and emerging platforms that are part of our portfolio of companies.