Alex is the Global CEO of MullenLowe Group.
Alex has been with IPG for over six years, previously serving as CEO of U.S. agency Mullen – one of the most awarded and fastest-growing agencies in the U.S. (Ad Age A-List, Fast Co. Most Innovative, Forbes 10 Great Agencies).
Under Alex’s leadership, Mullen grew by 76% and added 250+ new employees over the past four years, while expanding from their Boston headquarters to other key U.S. markets. Through his time at Mullen Alex cultivated and maintained relationships with clients and led successful pitch teams in bringing on clients such as Acura, JetBlue, Zappos, FAGE, U.S. Cellular, Google, and American Greetings.
Alex joined Mullen from Fallon, where he was a key strategic leader on brands including BMW, Garmin, Equinox Fitness, and United Airlines, which he guided during the post-September 11 period.
He’s adept at managing chaos both at work and at home, where he and his wife, Jennifer, are raising three girls and a boy.
"Naomi joined MullenLowe Group in 2014 as Global Chief Growth Officer responsible for global marketing, communications and business development. In 2016 she led the global rebranding of the MullenLowe Group network following the merger of Mullen with Lowe and Partners. She joined the MullenLowe Group from Havas where she spent 10 years in key roles across Europe, the USA and Asia. She served as CEO, Havas Worldwide Southeast Asia, based in Singapore and overseeing operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Prior to her time in Asia, Naomi served as Global CMO of Havas Worldwide, based in New York, where she also led the global rebranding of the Euro RSCG Worldwide network and its agencies as Havas Worldwide. Naomi is a frequent blogger on The Huffington Post, cnbc.com, forbes.com and other sites, and has served as a judge for numerous advertising awards, including Spikes Asia, Cristal Festival and the EFFIES. In 2011, she won the Best Executive award at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and in 2013 was named to Campaign Asia’s ‘Top 40 Under 40 Faces To Watch’. Naomi started her career at McCann Erickson, graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Biology, and now lives in London with her two miniature dachshunds. "
Jose Miguel Sokoloff is Global President of MullenLowe Group’s Creative Council, Co-Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of MullenLowe SSP3 (Colombia). He is also one of the most internationally awarded and respected advertising creatives and peace proponents in the world. Sokoloff’s philosophy of employing soft power over force for effective behavior change manifests in the communications he has designed throughout his career to address cultural and societal issues in ways that transcend borders and challenge norms.
Native to Colombia, Sokoloff’s most recognized work for the Colombian Ministry of Defense has propelled him from advertising creative to cultural figure, having spoken and appeared across a variety of widely recognized platforms with mass audiences such as TED Global, NPR’s This American Life, and WIRED, in addition to the ad industry’s most renowned forums such as the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Throughout the past decade, his work to demobilize the FARC Guerrillas of the Colombian jungles has been a powerful driver towards reaching peace in the country, and has led to the demobilization of over 17,000 guerrillas to date. The most successful campaigns, Rivers of Light, and Operation Christmas, have connected Colombians in ways previously considered unimaginable, and have aimed to steer the nation towards an enhanced quality of life for all.
Sokoloff’s responsibilities as Global President of MullenLowe Group’s Creative Council involve leading the network’s top creative talent to continued success for client’s brands in addition to enhancing network integration, collaboration, and growth. MullenLowe SSP3 is the third largest agency in Colombia, was AdAge’s 2013 International Agency of the Year, and been consistently ranked as a top five creative agency in the market over the last 18 years.
Efforts to strengthen creativity across the network have resulted in MullenLowe Group being named a Cannes Top 10 and Gunn Report Top 10 Global Creative Network, No. 1 Creative Agency by WARC 100, Unilever’s Agency of the Year 2015, winning the most Grand Prix at Spikes Asia in 2015, and being listed as an AdAge Agency to Watch 2015.
James is the Global Chief Strategy Officer at MullenLowe Group.
He has held senior strategy roles at some of the top advertising agencies around the globe and one of his biggest career highlights is winning two Gold Effies, one Silver Effie and an Emmy in the space of a year.
James was voted Innovator of the Year by Internationalist magazine in 2014 and was named a Future 50 CEO by Smart CEO magazine in 2015 and 2016. He has written for and been quoted regularly in the Wall St Journal, Forbes, Time Magazine and has appeared numerous times on Fox News to discuss marketing issues.
I am a global businessman who has a habit of moving location roughly every 4 /5 years. I love getting involved with driving the marketing services industry forward by taking on various industry spokesperson roles and I enjoy taken on the uncomfortable topics of our industry rather than the easy ones. My full time job is as the co-founder and Global CEO of an amazing digital marketing agency called MullenLowe Profero with offices in over 13 cities. My part time job is as the current Chairman of the Marketing Society of SEA who's purpose is to “Inspiring Bolder Marketing Leadership”. I have lived in London, New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur (very briefly) and now Singapore. In the past I have been known for running and riding a bike in a straight line for long periods of time in very hot places.
John is responsible for crafting the vision and spearheading business development for Mediahub, MullenLowe U.S.¹s branded media arm.
He has built an operation that focuses on embracing, accelerating and leveraging change, creating a dedicated media research unit and hiring creative media directors to ensure that content and distribution are always working in unison.
John was recently named one of 18 Media Mavens by Advertising Age, and Mediahub was named by MediaPost/OMMA as the 2010 and2012 Media Buying and Planning Agency of the Year. And in 2014, MullenLowe Mediahub was named by MediaPost as the best full-service media agency.
John has been in the advertising business for over 23 years and has worked on numerous high-profile brands, including FAGE, Wendy¹s, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, H&R Block, Monster.com, LivingSocial, Zappos, Orbitz and Match.
Anthony joined the agency in 2012 and is responsible for running MullenLowe Open’s global network and it’s flagship UK office. Anthony has over 17 years agency experience and is recognised as an industry expert in CRM, activation and retail marketing. He is proud to have worked with some of the world’s most innovative marketers, including Unilever, Etihad Airways, Coca-Cola, Cadillac, Lenovo and Microsoft.
Anthony joined MullenLowe from Saatchi & Saatchi X, where he led the London office from 2008 until early 2012. Here he led the agency’s P&G business across EMEA and was responsible for developing the Diageo relationship for the network.
Anthony joined Saatchi after a spell at Publicis Chemistry Group, where he was acting Head of Strategy and Planning. Whilst there, he with brands such as Emirates, Dove and Aviva. Prior to this, Anthony worked at The Marketing Store Worldwide in Sydney as Client Services Director/Deputy MD, and almost 8 years with Dynamo Marketing in London.