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Alec Stern
Director of Music
DDB & We Are Unlimited

CHICAGO, USA // As the Director of Music at two Chicago advertising agencies, DDB and We Are Unlimited, Alec has the unique position to oversee music for some of the largest brands in the world, including Jeep, McDonald’s, Miller, Capital One, State Farm, Skittles, the US Army, and many others. As a former Music Producer at Leo Burnett and composer at Comma Music, Alec’s history of scoring and supervising music runs deep. He has worked on award-winning and game-changing projects, such as P&G’s Like A Girl and Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical, and has licensed some of the biggest songs in history, working with the likes of Prince, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, John Williams, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and The Beatles. But above all, he is always looking for new and untapped talent to elevate the campaigns he works on.

Outside of work, it’s still all about music. Alec is a prolific songwriter, guitarist, and producer, a DJ, and is a published music essayist.