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Tim Leake

SVP / Chief Marketing Officer
Greater Los Angeles Area
For over 20 years, Tim Leake has leveraged creativity to solve business problems – first, as an advertising copywriter and creative director, then as an innovation consultant, and now as Chief Marketing Officer for RPA, one of the leading independent advertising agencies in the U.S.

Tim joined RPA from Hyper Island – a Swedish school and business transformation consultancy – where he worked as an innovation and creative consultant to help brands and advertising agencies transform their business and worldview to thrive in a constantly changing digital world. Clients included Target, General Mills, Ikea, Publix Super Markets, Walmart, Beiersdorf, and many more.

Before joining Hyper Island, he was a Creative Director & Director of Creative Innovation at Saatchi & Saatchi NY, and he got his start in the industry at TBWA/Chiat/Day in Los Angeles, as a copywriter working on world-famous efforts like the Energizer Bunny and Taco Bell Chihuahua campaigns.

Tim is a frequent speaker at events including the Cannes Festival of Creativity, SXSW, TEDx, Advertising Week, Social Media Week, Social Media Insiders Summer, Magnet Conference, Brand50, Mirren Live, Digiday Agency, AToMiC, Share.Like.Buy and more.