LOS ANGELES, USA // Mike Van Linda is a husband of one, father of two, occasional runner, sports & wellness enthusiast, fan of the defunct Hartford Whalers and Group Creative Director at Wolfgang LA. In his 20+ years in the industry, Mike’s had the privilege of working on amazing brands across a range of different categories. From his very first gig (after college) with ESPN, to his current role at Wolfgang LA overseeing creative on adidas, Mike’s always gravitated to sports-related brands. Beyond sports, Mike’s pro bono work for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (the “Imaginary Friend Society”) has helped countless kids better understand cancer care and was permanently adopted by leading pediatric hospitals worldwide. In 2018, Mike had the great honor of being named to Adweek’s Creative 100 list. When he’s not immersed in creative projects, Mike can be found immersed in his kids’ sports teams, which he coaches (go Lightning Bolts!).