Jimmie Stone is a creative leader and cultural architect who has worked for over 20 years to connect brands and consumers through purpose-driven creative work.
At Green Team, where he was the Chief Creative Strategist for over 14 years, he helped co-create an agency culture of creativity and purpose focused on vital social and environmental issues. He was instrumental in identifying the “awakening consumer” – a consumer primed to support brands that shared their values.
Today Jimmie is the Chief Creative Officer of Edelman NY and a driving force behind the creative shift of the world’s leading independent agency in a sea of industry change. He leads a team of creatives ranging from art directors and designers to copywriters and producers, comedians and craftspeople, journalists and jacks of all trades. Under his “team of teams” mentality, he has created a nimble, organic ecosystem driven by the power that creativity has to solve both clients and societal challenges.
Jimmie has won numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career, including the United Nations Integrity in Advertising Award, the prestigious International Design Review from ID Magazine, finalist in Fast Company's World Changing Ideas amongst others. He has judge many industry shows (D&AD, ADC, The One Show, Clios, PR week, Sabres) and teaches at FIT in NY, he is a co-creator of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) ‘‘Life Lab“ class and served on the Board of the Art Directors Club.
He lives in Brooklyn (which he thinks sounds cool) with his wife and two children (who really are cool).