Creative leaders retreat


Leading Creative Teams
Scottsdale, AZ | February 8 - 10, 2017

Jean Batthany
VP, Global Creative, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Named one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Creative Women in Advertising and celebrated as one of Advertising Working Mothers of the Year by AWNY and Working Mother Magazine in 2015, Jean is currently VP, Global Creative at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Previously she was at DDB Chicago where under her leadership the agency added Kohler and the American Cancer Society to the client list, launched the LaunchPad creative internship program and proudly sits on the Better by Half Board, a gender balance initiative from DDB North America.

A native New Yorker, Jean has more than 20 years experience building brands and talent at BBDO, M&C Saatchi, Merkley + Partners and Saatchi & Saatchi. Her work has been recognized by the national Addies, Clios, AICP, New York Festival, Effies, London International Awards, the AD Council’s Gold Bell, Communication Arts Advertising Annual and Lürzer's Archive. An art director by trade, she has written for the Drum, Ad Age, Communication Arts and spoke on panels at the New York Festival, Omniwomen, the 3% Conference, Lake FX SUMMIT + Expo and OMMA Chicago.