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Margaret Johnson
Chief Creative Officer
Goodby Silverstein & Partners

SAN FRANCISCO, USA // Margaret is a 24-year veteran of GS&P and leads the agency’s Creative department, a position she assumed in 2015 after being named a partner in 2012. In 2016 she was named the agency’s first chief creative officer.

Under her leadership, Forbes named GS&P “Agency of the Year” in 2019 with Ad Age picking GS&P as a runner-up to “Agency of the Year” in 2019 and 2020. In 2018, Ad Age also awarded Margaret the honor of “Executive of the Year,” and over the years, she has been named one of the industry’s top chief creative officers by Forbes, Business Insider, Campaign, Adweek and The Drum.

Margaret serves on the board of the One Show, was a founding member of the 3% conference and co-founded non-profit Daughters of the Evolution with her 12-year-old daughter, Vivian. In 2019, the non-profit created Lessons in HerStory, an app that was launched at SXSW and uses augmented reality to celebrate stories of women typically omitted from history textbooks. Over the past year, the app won every coveted creative award, including Gold Cannes Lions and the prestigious White Pencil at D&AD.