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They Wouldn’t Let Me Have Photoshop: When CEO’s Get Creative


Sara Hyman

CEO North America, Jones Knowles Ritchie

They Wouldn’t Let Me have Photoshop: When CEO’s Get Creative

In this talk, Sara discusses what it takes to be the CEO of a successful creative company. Her belief is - it is everyone’s responsibility to viciously care for the work, no matter what your job title or department. Discussing the power of relationships – between client and agency, account and creative, the brand and the work, Sara speaks the truth behind the business of being a CEO…oh, and she still doesn’t have photoshop.

About Sara Hyman

Sara Hyman is CEO, North America and founder of Jones Knowles Ritchie New York.She is responsible for building the agency reputation, attracting the best talent, evolving the agency’s capabilities and setting the strategic vision in North America. She leads relationships with clients such as AB InBev, Dunkin, RBI and Unilever.Sara’s work with JKR has been recognized at The One Show, Clios, D&AD, New York Festivals, Graphis, Dieline and more. Along with her partner, Global ECD Tosh Hall, the duo were nominated in the Ad Age Creativity 50 in 2016. Hailing from the UK, Sara graduated from the University of Bath with a BA in International Management.