Creative leaders retreat

New Orleans, LA | February 7-8, 2020


Juan Carlos Gutierrez
Vice President - Group Creative Director, Viacom Velocity

Juan Carlos is an award-winning Group Creative with 20+ years of experience capturing brand stories for global audiences & high-profile, national brands. He champions advertising inspiration & transformative brand experiences across world-class, integrated marketing campaigns grounded in authenticity. With both Brand & Agency experience Juan Carlos knows how to ignite compelling, branded entertainment & deliver strategic media campaigns. After graduating from VCU and Miami Ad School, Juan Carlos got his start on Madison Avenue at Young & Rubicam, followed by Saatchi & Saatchi and eventually Nickelodeon. Prior to his advertising career, Juan Carlos proudly served in the United States Navy for 9 years, including dedicated service on the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2). Born & raised in Colombia, Juan Carlos leverages his global mindset & inclusive nature with limitless creative inspiration that connects audiences & ad partners alike. Juan Carlos lives in the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife Carolyn. They share a passion for the Burning Man festival thru their community of Heroes & Super Villains worldwide.