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Mike Williams
Executive Creative Director
FCB Global

NEW YORK, USA // Mike Williams’ North Star is driving progress through creativity. He has been able to realize this vision through his leadership in multiple industries via numerous creative platforms. Prior to his current role as Executive Creative Director at FCB, Mike headed Branded Content for Mashable, an online publisher, served as a creative lead for BET, a global entertainment television network, and led all creative for Commonground marketing, a full service, multicultural advertising agency. Mike has won awards in every industry he’s been in from Cannes to the Effies to ProMax. His honors include Cannes Gold Lions, the Addy’s, Best In Show and AdAge’s, small agency of the year. He has authored articles for online platforms and contributed to books published in academia. He’s led work and grown business on a variety of international brands including Verizon, Coke, Walmart, and MillerCoors.

Mike is an advocate for inclusive environments, knowing that they have the power to transform. He focuses on understanding the human experience to connect with his audiences and center his work.