Creative leaders retreat

Palm Springs, CA | February 7-8, 2019

John Butler
CCO, Partner, BSSP

Session: What Would You Do?

John Butler will lead everyone through a collaborative session, sharing real world art vs. commerce decisions that have challenged us in 23 years in business. It isn’t always pretty.


John is an ECD at Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners in Sausalito California, whose accounts include MINI, Priceline, Greyhound, Columbia Sportswear, El Pollo Loco and US Bank. He's worked at McCann Erickson, J. Walter Thompson, ChiatDay and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. While working at Chiat, he met his partner of 23 years, Mike Shine. The pair moved West for senior positions at Goodby, where they met partner Greg Stern, and in 1993 opened Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners. John is a former One Club president and currently resides in San Rafael, CA with his wife and two children.