Alan Cohen co-founded Giant Spoon, an innovation-driven marketing agency that focuses on idea-centric strategy and lives where digital, technology, and innovation collide. As winner of Mediapost’s 2014 Creative Agency of the Year, Giant Spoon has proven that it fills the gap between large creative agencies and media agencies with its award-winning work and smart thinking. Alan also received the honor of being named Media All-Star by Mediapost in 2014.
Previously as CEO of OMD USA, Alan developed fresh perspectives on strategy, analytics, digital and innovation. He held the distinction as the longest serving CEO of a U.S. media agency, presiding for nearly six years. He launched many new service offerings at OMD including the industry-lauded Ignition Factory (creative media), Airwave (mobile), OMD Word (social), and the Content Collective. He is touted with having created the most robust suite of specialty offerings available at any advertising agency in the world.