Michael O'Rourke

Michael O'Rourke

Executive Director at Global Awards & Club
New York, United States

About me

Executive Director of ADC.
Founded in 1920, the ADC (now part of The One Club for Creativity) boasts one of the most concentrated groups of creative talent in the world. ADC’s mission is to connect, educate and inspire creative professionals around the globe through its programming. From its Manhattan headquarters to its international membership base, ADC provides a neutral forum for creatives of all levels to network, learn and grow.
As a gathering place for leaders in visual communication, ADC brings together the best minds in the creative industries to celebrate the winners of the ADC Annual Awards and ADC Young Guns competitions; to help a new generation of creative leaders rise up through the Henry Wolf Workshops and Saturday Career Workshops; to provoke international creative minds with the editorial of the ADC Blog; and to laud the lifetime achievements of its esteemed Hall of Fame laureates.
The One Club for Creativity (www.oneclub.org ), producer of the prestigious One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The ADC Annual Awards honors the best work in terms of craft, design and innovation across all disciplines, including Advertising, Digital, Design and Motion. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts. 

Positions

Executive Director
ADC • Global Awards & Club
United States
April 2017 - Present (1 year 5 months)
The One Club for Creativity (www.oneclub.org), producer of the prestigious One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The ADC Annual Awards honors the best work in terms of craft, design and innovation across all disciplines, including Advertising, Digital, Design and Motion. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.
President
New York, United States
August 2006 - March 2017 (10 years 7 months)

Education

BA

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