Kathryn Brown
Kathryn Brown

EVP, Senior Account Director

Kathryn Brown is an EVP, Senior Account Director at BBDO NY and is responsible for the advertising agency’s relationship on both FedEx and GE. She is known for her ability to establish deep and meaningful partnerships with marketing leaders to unlock powerful insights and compelling creative ideas. Kathryn is also dedicated to work in the non-profit space; leading campaigns for the American Red Cross, Global Dignity & Sheryl Sandberg’s effort to “Ban Bossy." Kathryn lives in Manhattan with her husband Justin and daughter Sophie (who celebrated her first birthday by casting a vote to break the highest glass ceiling).
Blake Kidder
Blake Kidder

SVP Senior Creative Director

Growing up surrounded by starving artists, Blake Kidder had a love for making art, but yearned for a more lucrative way to put her crayons to use. That led her to advertising, which led her to working at many agencies around the world including TBWA\Chiat\Day LA, Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and Sao Paulo and most recently BBDO New York. She has been awarded for her work on global brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Activision, Heineken and PlayStation. When Blake isn’t busy trying to save the world with digital banner ads, she enjoys painting strange things and playing ice hockey.
Nicole Landesman
Nicole Landesman

Senior Communications Planner

Nicole Landesman is a Senior Communications Planner at BBDO and plays a key role in driving the strategic marketing initiatives for brands including FedEx and Lowe’s Home Improvement. She is responsible for bringing strategic channel rigor and insights into the creative development process to ensure that each message is delivering its greatest amount of impact. In her 3 years at BBDO, she has also played a critical role in developing thought leadership around video best practices which has proven to be extremely valuable as the video media landscape and associated viewing habits continue to evolve.