executive creative director
Deutsch NY

Pete serves as an Executive Creative Director at Deutsch NY where he oversees the Reebok and Spectrum business. Prior to returning to his home state of NY, Pete was a Managing Partner/Executive Creative Director at Arnold Worldwide Boston. His responsibilities included leading a portfolio of clients such as Progressive Insurance, Carnival Cruise Lines, Jack Daniel’s, Solar City, and New Balance. Early on in his career, Pete held stints at LBi New York and Tribal DDB, and as a senior copywriter at Ogilvy & Mather and McCann Erickson.

Highly awarded, Pete’s work has been recognized by Cannes Lions, The One Show, Effies, Webbys, CLIOs, ANDYs, and FWA, among others. He attributes his success to building solid client partnerships and the desire to marry emerging technology with old school narrative.

Pete is a graduate of The University of Rhode Island – married with three children he resides happily on Long Island.

Judging panel

Amber Wing

senior art director
MRM//McCann

Amy Carvajal

executive creative director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Anthony Reeves

chief creative officer
Wunderman

Chris Duffey

strategic development manager
Adobe

Dominic Al-Samarraie

Group Creative Director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Douglas Brundage

vp of strategy & executive creative director
Team Epiphany

EJ McNulty

executive creative director
Wunderman

Erick Stossel

associate creative director
MRM//McCann

Fitz Maro

Creative Technology Lead
Pinterest

Jason Marks

executive creative director
POSSIBLE

Josh Horowitz

founder & ceo
Fake Love

Kyle O'Brien

Creative Works Editor
The Drum

Lizzie Wilson

associate creative director
McCann New York

Matt Creamer

group creative director
FORSMAN & BODENFORS

Matt Ross

Head of YouTube Creative
YouTube

Mark Fallows

founder
Fabrica Collective

Pete Johnson

executive creative director
Deutsch NY

Reuben Webb

chief creative officer 
Stein IAS

Roberto Danino

creative director
BBDO NY

Roxanne White

Creative Director
OLIVER Agency

Sandi Harari

evp creative director
Barker

Tyler Deangelo

executive creative director
StrawberryFrog

Valerie Carlson

executive creative director
POSSIBLE

Vinesh Gayadin

Art Director
Ueno