Bryan Ward

Bryan Ward

CEO - Chief Creative Officer at Giant Ideas

Pittsburgh, United States

My Latest Work

SEE ALL WORK

Summary

Bryan brings more than 20 years of experience to his role as the guiding force behind one of the nation%u2019s fastest-growing creative agencies. His expertise as a creative director, his ability to forge strategic solutions, and his singular focus on client satisfaction have helped him produce targeted, highly-effective work for companies in a wide range of industries.

Bryan founded Giant Ideas shortly after the events of September 11th, 2001. %u201CThe events of that day made me realize that life is too short and that if dreams are going to happen, then we need to make them happen now. Not later.%u201D His vision was to create an agency of opportunity that expressed his personal values and commitment to creative excellence and partnership. %u201CGiant is different because I%u2019m different. I've hired the best talent that share my belief in what an agency can be, not what they were in the past. The world is changing and we have to be changing with it.%u201D

Prior to founding Giant Ideas in 2001, Bryan was Vice President/Creative Supervisor at HMS Hallmark/TenUnited, in Pittsburgh. He also worked as Creative Director with Shamlian Advertising and Depersico Design/hit-em productions in Philadelphia. His work has received recognition from a variety of organizations including local and regional Addy awards, PRINT, Telly awards, and CTAM Mark awards for television and print achievement in the cable industry and much more.
Bryan recently received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Microsoft Realizing Business Potential) in Western Pennsylvania.

Awards

Similar Talent

Tom Moudry
CEO, Chief Creative Officer
Martin/Williams Advertising
Christoph Becker
CEO & Chief Creative Officer
Gyro, London
Kelly Reedy
CEO/Chief Creative Officer – Partner
LRXD
Paul Brourman
Chief Creative Officer, CEO, Founder
Sponge
Andrew Benett
Global CEO, Havas Worldwide; Chief Strategy Officer, Havas Creative Group
Havas New York
Frank Tapiro
Chief Emotionnal Officer ( CEO)
DatakaLab
Jason Brown
CEO/Chief Strategy Officer
Brown Parker & DeMarinis Advertising, Boca Raton
Jon Sharpe
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
RKCR/Y&R, London

Create a free Talent profile and become a member of AdForum

Get Started