George Tannenbaum

Work Experience

January, 2020 — Present. GeorgeCo. Chief George Officer. PayPal, mongoDB, Waldencast (beauty and wellness incubator), The World Bank.

May, 2014 — January, 2020. Ogilvy & Mather. Sr. Partner, Executive Creative Director, Copy Chief. IBM, Boeing, new business.

November, 2009 — March, 2014. R/GA. Executive Creative Director. Accounts: Ameriprise Financial, JC Penney, new business

November, 2007 — July, 2009. Momentum Worldwide. Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director. Accounts: American Express, Verizon, Revlon, new business.

February, 2007 — October, 2007. Freelance. Agencies: McKinney, Hill/Holiday, MMB, Darling, JWT.

February, 2005 — February, 2007. Digitas (Boston) Executive Vice President, Executive Creative Director. Accounts: General Motors, Gillette, Intercontinental Hotel Group, FedEx, new business.

April, 2004 — February, 2005. Publicis & Hal Riney. Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director. Accounts: Hewlett-Packard, Sprint, new business.

July, 1999 — April, 2004. Ogilvy & Mather. Senior Partner, Group Creative Director, IBM Integration.

November, 1996 — July, 1999. Lowe. Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director. Accounts: Mercedes-Benz, new business.

April, 1995 — November, 1996. FCB. Vice President, Creative Director. Accounts: AT&T, U.S. Postal Service.

April, 1990 — April, 1995. Ally & Gargano. Senior Vice President, Group Creative Head. Accounts: The Bank of New York, Dunkin’ Donuts, Plax.

July, 1988 — April, 1990. Rosenfeld, Sirowitz. Senior Copywriter. Accounts: Smith Corona word processors, Champion International Paper, Chase Manhattan Bank.

December, 1984 — July 1988. Lowe and Partners. Copywriter. Accounts: Citicorp, Mutual of New York, Nabisco, Beaulieu Vineyards.


M.A., 1980, English and Comparative Literature

Columbia University, NYC.


Available upon request.