Kevin Kelly | CCO | BigBuzz Marketing Group | New York, NY
Kevin Kelly, Co-President and Chief Creative Operative of BigBuzz Marketing Group has been a leader digital advertising technologies since the early nineties. Starting his career as an audio engineer in New York City for clients like Madonna, Steve Windwood, and Phil Collins, Kevin has always been heavily involved in electronic media.
Kevin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a major in Music Production & Engineering. Kevin’s experience in music engineering and studio recording exposed him to the emergence of digital technology early on.
In the mid 1980’s he began creating computer-generated artwork for artists and their record albums. He expanded his programming knowledge to include HTML, Cold Fusion, database architecture and application design. For the last 10 years continued to expanded his knowledge covering all aspects of online and integrated advertising, marketing & digital media strategy for clients like Honeywell, Nikon, Arista Records and Disney.
Obsessed with continuous improvement, Kevin is an alumni of the prestigious Disney Institute Leadership Excellence program, and most recently the Disney Approach to Customer Service (DAQS) program, integrating the “Disney Way” into customer service and internal culture strategy for the brands he works with.
Mr. Kelly recently served as President of the Long Island Advertising Club (LIAC), the largest association of advertising/marketing agencies and professionals on Long Island. He gives back to the community in many various forms including support of Relay for Life, ONE.org, Jack Martin Fund, and a cause most close to his heart the Pediatric aids foundation in Africa, which his sister founded.
During his free time, he pursues his other passions: his family, a fanatical pursuit of the Philadelphia Eagles, listening to Sheryl Crow, and racing Mini Coopers. People may also want to know that his third child is named Cooper which says a lot about him and more about the patience of his wife, Stacy.
Mr. Kelly also hosts The BuzzBubble — www.thebuzzbubble.com — a video podcast featuring interviews with the country’s leaders in advertising and communications.
Mr. Kelly continues to push the limits of innovation in the digital advertising industry.