We create smarter brands through a higher level of partnership
Interplanetary knows what sophisticated marketers want: Better results with no time to waste. Our founders are seasoned pros (22 categories, 227 brands, an average 33 years learning our craft) with many years integrating brand advertising, digital marketing and direct response. Our experience spans global and targeted campaigns, blue chips and startups. Our work has consistently won top honors at the award shows.
When we say we’re hands on, we mean our hands. We personally lead the strategic branding, creative branding, content development and production. We get inside your infrastructure and help you move more intelligently to market. We educate, fill resource gaps, bring specialized partners to the table. We team with you to make sure the creative not only causes change but truly reflects your organization. Interplanetary clients don’t just buy work. They buy partners.
Chief Creative Partner
Bruce is a writer, first and last. In between he has been Creative Director, Executive Creative Director and Chief Creative Officer for 30+ years at Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, Ammirati & Puris, Scali McCabe Sloves, Grey and Wunderman. During his 11 years as North American Creative Director, OgilvyOne became not only the business growth engine of Ogilvy & Mather, but the world’s most awarded digital/direct agency.
Joe drives growth. He has done it over 25+ years for clients like Microsoft, eBay, Oracle, AT&T, TD Ameritrade, Bank of America and New York Life. Joe polished his marketing, management and media skills at agencies such as Ogilvy and McCann, and learned to speak “fluent client” when he worked on the client side at The Gap, KPMG and Verizon. There is nothing he likes better than planning and launching campaigns for clients in complex, competitive categories and then living by the daily numbers.
If there is such a person as the perfectly integrated creative director, it is Jill. An admired Art director and Designer, she has worked across brand and direct/digital marketing, and her work demonstrates how to gracefully reconcile their different goals. Jill’s breadth of category experience includes telecom, technology, financial services, nonprofit. She has worked at Ogilvy, Wunderman, Ammirati & Puris, Wells Rich Greene, and Lord Geller Federico Einstein.
Over the last 30+ years Chris has been engaged as Designer, Art Director, Writer and Creative Director to invent or reinvent brands across all manner of industries and media. Dreaming up one-of-a-kind ideas is what drives him. Chris has been the mind behind some of the most arresting work of agencies such as Ammirati & Puris, BBDO, Chiat Day, Hal Riney, Ogilvy, Rubin Postaer, and Wieden & Kennedy.
Strategic Planning Partner
Andy inspires. That is his passion: to discover the resonant insight that inspires the creative that builds indelible brands. A strategist to the core, Andy’s leadership goes beyond major agencies like Ogilvy and DDB to include digital/direct specialists like Wunderman and PR/public policy experts like Shandwick and Bozell Sawyer Miller. He was also a major player in building and subsequently growing the Ogilvy Healthcare Practice where he launched a vast portfolio of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) brands such as Glaxo SmithKline’s Advair, Centocor’s Remicade and restaged a number of existing brands (Merck’s Zocor and Abbott Labs’ Kaletra). His broad client experience includes package goods, healthcare, financial services, governments and non-profits.
Communications and Media Planning
Tim knew early on he would be following his father into the advertising business. But unlike his father who was in sales,Tim started at a small agency in media. Then he moved to account management, and eventually to the client-side, managing media and marketing. Tim believes great media is critical for any advertising to be successful. And great media, combined with smart marketing and breakthrough creative, can be a significant competitive advantage for any brand. Tim has worked at agencies such as Merkley+Partners, Doremus, and Scali McCabe Sloves, as well as managing media and marketing at leading brands such as TDAmeritrade and BlackRock.
Matt is essential to IP clients, who enjoy the benefit of his 20+ years of marketing strategy and client service experience. He has worked in brand development and direct marketing across many industry sectors, most significantly in financial services, including the launch of TD Ameritrade; American Express brand advertising, Cards, social platform integrations, Small Business Saturday and Entertainment (US Open, Tribeca Film Festival, Unstaged Music). An Ogilvy alumnus, Matt directed its Account Management Training Program.
Digital Creative Director
George is a creative visionary who followed his bliss from traditional advertising into interactive marketing. His strikingly fresh digital executions come from knowing how to leverage the strengths of many individual media. He likes to create elegant solutions that bring brands and their users closer. George has worked at agencies including Saatchi, Ogilvy, Deutsch, JWT, Agency.com, and for clients such as The New York Times, TD Ameritrade, Johnson & Johnson, Mars M&Ms, T-Mobile and American Express.
Susan is one of the reasons our photography, digital layouts and type have such a quality look. She began as a copywriter at the Richards Group in Texas before switching over to the art side in New York as a graphic designer. For 15 years she designed book covers and catalogs at Doubleday before getting a degree in online web design – and another new career. Susan is an exceedingly rare breed of creative: a web developer who can design, retouch and understands typography.
Digital Project Leader
Jan has toiled in the digital vineyards for over 20 years at Ogilvy, Deutsch, HUGE, BBDO and other agencies. She has consulted for Estee Lauder and The Food Network, where she helped launch the massive redesign of their website, and platform consolidation with other Scripps brands such as The Cooking Channel and HGTV.