Ari Elkouby

Ari Elkouby is a V.P. Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson. He has
been referred to as a “unicorn” in our business for his ability to work
across digital, social, mobile and traditional marketing channels. His
career has seen him manage a portfolio of national and global accounts
at data driven shops such as Proximity BBDO as well as creative
agencies FCB, Zulu Alpha Kilo, Fallon Worldwide and J. Walter

His work has appeared in industry publications such as AdAge, AdWeek
and Communication Arts magazine as well as traditional publications
such as Fast Company, The New York Times and numerous other
international media outlets. Clients such as Gillette, PFlag, Coke, Mars,
Lays, and Make-A-Wish, have garnered him accolades including multiple
Cannes Lions, Webby Awards, One Show pencils, ADCCs and he was
recently named amongst Canada’s top 10 Art Directors.

As a creative director, he plays an active part in the advertising industry,
including judging award shows such as The Marketing Awards, The
CMAs, The Bessie Awards, The Young Lions Competition, New York
Festivals and he sits on the advisory board of The National Advertising