Global Digital Strategies Director for Wiedon + Kennedy
Renny Gleeson's keynotes speak to the importance of the Internet as a marketing tool in the modern day. What Gleeson knows well is that businesses have to adapt to the Internet and modern technologies. A popular quote of Gleeson's that plays on this is "if you don't play, you're out of the game."
Gleeson comes from a prestigious educational background. Achieving his Bachelor of Arts in Fine and Studio Arts from Yale University in 1990, he has cultivated his career around his creative mind. He went on to recevie his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. His working experience has utilized his experience as a creative entrepreneur. As a Creative Director at Darwin Digital of Saatchi & Saatchi from 1997 to 1999, the SVP of Marketing and Slaes at dELiA*s from 1999 to 2001, and then the Senior Director of Global Media and Marketing of the NBA from 2001 to 2005, his already distinguished career has catapulted him into the big leagues of marketing.
His current position as Global Director of Interactive Strategies for Wieden + Kennedy, which he began in 2006, and Co-Founder of Portland Incubator Experiment has him continuing to employ his creative assets in the field of advertising and marketing in the 21st century.