Michael Lebowitz

Michael Lebowitz

Founder & CEO at Big Spaceship
Brooklyn, United States

About me

Michael is Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship. Since launching the agency in 2000, he has defined the strategy and vision for Big Spaceship’s growth and culture as well as working closely with Big Spaceship’s clients.


Over the past decade, Michael has led Big Spaceship to attain countless awards of high distinction. This includes a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the agency’s work with HBO Voyeur, Cannes Lions, Clios and One Show Interactive Pencils, as well as numerous Webby, FWA, Communication Arts, W3 and Pixel Awards. Michael was also named among the 2010 Creativity 50 and the 2008 OMMA Online All-Stars.


Michael is a member of Procter & Gamble’s Design Advisory Board and the Chairman of the IAB Agency Advisory Board. He is also a founder and was an inaugural board member of SoDA, the Society of Digital Agencies, and membership in the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and AIGA’s Visionary Design Council. Speaking on creativity, innovation and the evolution of business, Michael participates in and leads seminars across the globe and has engaged audiences at AIGA, SXSW, Click:NY, Click:London, ad:tech and CaT: Creativity and Technology, to name a few. He frequently chairs and sits on juries for creative awards, including the ANDY Awards, Cannes Lions, Hive Awards, One Show Interactive Awards, Effie Awards, ADC Interactive Awards, Communication Arts Awards and more. 

Sector Experience

Positions

Guest Lecturer
Boston, United States
August 2015 - Present (3 years 8 months)
Advisor
Milq Inc.
June 2013 - Present (5 years 10 months)
Guest Lecturer
NYU Stern School of Business
2011 - Present (8 years 3 months)
• Leadership in Organizations
• Managing Growing Companies
Founder & CEO
Brooklyn, United States
March 2000 - Present (19 years 1 month)
Ad Age 2015 Agency to Watch.
MediaPost's 2014 Social Media Agency of the Year.

Every interaction matters.

Michael is Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship. Since launching the agency in 2000, he has defined the strategy and vision for Big Spaceship’s growth and culture as well as working closely with Big Spaceship’s clients.
Over the past decade, Michael has led Big Spaceship to attain countless awards of high distinction. This includes a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the agency’s work with HBO Voyeur, Cannes Lions, Clios and One Show Interactive Pencils, as well as numerous Webby, FWA, Communication Arts, W3 and Pixel Awards. Michael was also named among the 2010 Creativity 50 and the 2008 OMMA Online All-Stars.Michael is a member of Procter & Gamble’s Design Advisory Board and the Chairman of the IAB Agency Advisory Board. He is also a founder and was an inaugural board member of SoDA, the Society of Digital Agencies, and membership in the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and AIGA’s Visionary Design Council.
Speaking on creativity, innovation and the evolution of business, Michael participates in and leads seminars across the globe and has engaged audiences at AIGA, SXSW, Click:NY, Click:London, ad:tech and CaT: Creativity and Technology, to name a few. He frequently chairs and sits on juries for creative awards, including the ANDY Awards, Cannes Lions, Hive Awards, One Show Interactive Awards, Effie Awards, ADC Interactive Awards, Communication Arts Awards and more.
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Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Film/Cinema/Video Studies

1990 - 1994 (4 years)

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