Benjamin Palmer has spent the last fifteen years exploring the creative possibilities of the Internet. As co-founder and Chairman of The Barbarian Group, Palmer leads the cultural and creative vision of the digital agency, with a client roster that includes GE, Pepsi, Samsung, Bloomberg and Beam Spirits. Barbarian Group was named Creativity’s ‘Interactive Agency of the Year’ and awarded one of Fast Company’s "50 Most Innovative Companies." Most recently, the agency won the inaugural Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix for its pioneering software, Cinder. Palmer also serves as President of The Art Directors Club, and is an active member of Clear Channel’s Creative Advisory Council. He additionally serves as board member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and the performing arts space ‘The Kitchen’. He is based in New York City.