Joe Videan (ADV206 Advertising Practice in a Diverse Society)

Joe Videan is a graduate of Michigan State University and has nearly 29 years of advertising experience. From Chicago, to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia to the United Kingdom and Europe, he has produced campaigns for clients in most business sectors, using all types of media. Joe has worked as a full time or contract creative director/writer for Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, GGT Direct, TBWA, G2, Grey Advertising, Carlson Marketing Group, Amarrati Puris Lintas and many others. He has received over 25 national and international creative awards on work produced for a virtual A to Z of British and Multinational companies. Having recently left G2 UK (part of the Grey Advertising Network) where he was European Regional Creative Director and Global Copy Director, Joe is now a Consultant Creative Director at TBWA working on Global Brands. Joe began teaching formally as a Consultant Professor for Syracuse University International Study programme in 2009. He has also spoken at many other Universities as a guest lecturer. Joe has lived in the UK for nearly 25 years and resides with his wife and two daughters in the village of Ashtead, Surrey, just south of London.