Colin’s career spans two decades and three continents.
He recently co-founded Wolfgang, a new creative consultancy designed to bridge the gap between management consulting and advertising.
Prior to Wolfgang he spent 10 years at David&Goliath where he was Managing Partner and Chief Creative Officer. Under his creative leadership the agency grew from 60 to 250 employees and consistently produced award-winning work for a wide variety of brands.
Colin was instrumental in helping Kia Motors become one of the fastest growing car brands in the world, taking them from 28th to 7th largest automotive brand in the US. Kia achieved more consecutive years of growth than any other car brand in US automotive history.
Recently, he was included on AdWeek’s 2016 Creative Top 100 list, recognizing the top problem solvers in marketing. In 2012 and 2016, Business Insider included Colin on its list of the Most Creative People in Advertising, ranking him #11 and #20 respectively. In 2011, David&Goliath was named Ad Age’s Small Agency of the Year.
Prior to joining David&Goliath, Colin was a VP Creative Director at Arnold Worldwide in Boston. There he worked on the iconic Volkswagen “Driver’s Wanted” campaign and also oversaw the Timberland and ESPN business. He created a wide range of high-profile work including the VW Passat “Feature Films” campaign, which was the most awarded digital campaign in the world in 2006.
Before moving to the US, Colin did tours of duty at Saatchi & Saatchi (Singapore), TBWA Hunt Lascaris (Johannesburg) and King James (Cape Town).
Colin’s work has been recognized at every major international award show, he has also served on numerous international jury panels. He regularly speaks and writes about music, trends, and pop culture. He was featured in Billboard Magazine’s article “Music’s Mad Men,” which highlighted the evolving relationship between music and advertising.