GLOW Hires Industry Star Duncan Bird as Executive Creative Director
Duncan Bird, 29-Year Innovator, Has Built Agencies, Created Brands, Served as Sony Music VP
“Duncan will help our team reach even greater heights with his creative and strategic thinking across the digital, advertising, music and entertainment space,” said GLOW President Howie Kleinberg. “His leadership and experience will propel our momentum in creating groundbreaking digital experiences across multiple platforms.”
“GLOW is on the cutting edge of shaping digital social media,” said Bird. “I look forward to helping the agency build on that record.”
A widely-recognized marketing innovator, Bird is known for his big, disruptive ideas. The 29-year industry veteran has been named one of “The Top Ten People in Advertising” by The Independent newspaper and appeared on Campaign magazine’s “Marketing A List.”
Bird has helped launch and build large and small agencies in New York and London and served as Vice President of Marketing for Sony Music Entertainment.
At Sony Music, he created partnerships and events with brands including Unilever and Motorola, as well as such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Outkast and Susan Boyle.
His agency-side accomplishments include discovering and launching makeup artist Lauren Luke as the internet’s first social influencer, and serving such brands as Adidas, Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Nike, Sephora, T-Mobile and the New York Yankees.
GLOW is an award-winning social, digital and creative agency based in New York City. With a 19-year history as a leader in the digital space, GLOW provides innovative social strategies and best-in-breed executions for a range of industry-leading clients, including HBO, Hulu, IFC, Spotify for Brands, VH1, I Love New York, and the Westminster Kennel Club. Our passionate, collaborative culture and breadth of integrated capabilities provide our client partners with strategies and campaigns that solve key business problems and generate measurable results.
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