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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
We believe in the power of invention and the exponential ROI that results from creating true marketing firsts.
Our teams of inventors and creative entrepreneurs help our clients reframe their challenges and think boldly about solutions through an invention lens.
To deliver this, we are dedicated to offering the very best of the modern, brand-building specialisms, at one destination under one P&L.
With invention, strategy and creativity at our core, kbs+ specialisms include: business and brand strategy, product development, creative technology, advertising, digital, mobile, social, content, crm, experiential, public relations, design and media planning and buying.
We even have a venture capital arm called kbs+ Ventures that allows us to invest in early-stage ad tech companies that 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.
But none of it is meaningful if it doesn't drive transformational business results. Working closely with our clients reminds us every day that we are not just looking to create ideas that drive market share, but that we are looking to invent ideas with the power to drive shareholder value.