Executive Creative Director
Kai Fang is a creative leader with over two decades of agency experience developing digital and traditional communications for both Fortune 500 companies and leading advocacy groups across the country. Kai has provided thought leadership for the American Advertising Federation on diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as speaking on innovation and technology panels for the Public Relations Society of America. He launched Ogilvy’s Center for Innovation and Creative Technology, resulting in the production of the agency’s first fully immersive, virtual reality experience for FEMA, which helps Americans visualize flood risk in a new and innovative way.
Prior to joining Ogilvy, he was the creative lead at Digital Management Inc. in Washington, DC and the Chief Creative Officer of Big River in Richmond, VA. His vita also includes tenure at global agencies such as Mullen, BBDO, and Arnold Worldwide.
Kai is nationally recognized for conceptual and strategic development of large, fully integrated advertising and branding campaigns with proven expertise in emerging media, user experience, ideation, app development, content + social engagement and new business development. Client experience includes McDonald’s, Choice Hotels, AT&T, Wachovia, T.J. Maxx, Five Guys and ExxonMobil.
Mr. Fang has also served as adjunct faculty at Montgomery College, Maryland College of Art & Design and The Creative Circus.
Kai's creative work has appeared in Communication Arts, One Show, Adweek, Creativity, Clio’s, Shorty’s, Webby’s and the Emmy's. In addition to judging this years national student division of the American Advertising Awards, he has served as an awards show judge for The AAF Austin Addy’s, The AAF Baltimore Addy’s, The AAF Richmond Addy’s, The 2018 AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, The Dallas Society of Visual Communications and The Philly Golds.
B.F.A. with Honors, Art Center College of Design
M.F.A. with Distinction, American University; recipient of the Film and Electronic Media Merit Scholarship, Third Year Production Grant, and a Center for Environmental Filmmaking Scholar
M.A., University of Santa Monica