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Daniel Kuypers

Director of Music

Energy BBDO

CHICAGO, USA // Daniel Kuypers is a 15 year music industry veteran who has been producing music for brands for the past 7 years.  

Prior to joining Energy BBDO to start and run the music department, he was at Music Dealers, where he spent 5 years producing music for myriad brands and devising new and interesting ways to partner with artists in music centric campaigns.  At Music Dealers, Daniel led the creative department focusing on the Coca Cola work, working on multiple award winning campaigns. 

Getting his start as a musician, and establishing EV Productions & EV Records, an umbrella of Chicago’s most well respected indie labels, distribution companies and recording studios, Daniel released over 100 records across three labels and toured the globe as a DJ and performer.

As the Director of Music at Energy BBDO Daniel works with internal teams and clients to use music in new, innovative ways while creating value for both the artist and the client. 

Daniel’s duties include music supervision, music strategy, partnerships, licensing, negotiation, editing, writing and final music production for a varied roster of clients including PepsiCo, Wrigley, Bayer, SC Johnson and more.