Think. Plan. Do.

Experienced marketer, digital and social strategist, keynote speaker, educator, and photographer.

For two decades I’ve embraced the tension between creativity and technology to drive innovation, action, and growth for marketing agencies in Milwaukee, Chicago, and New York.

Be bold. Challenge what’s possible. Invite others to join you. It’s worked for me so far, resulting in award-winning marketing and communication strategies for global clients. So yea, I’ll stick with that approach.

Blog

Collection of infrequent thoughts, musings, and life experience. I really should be better about sharing. It’s been a New Year’s Resolution for three straight years. I’m working on it.

Take This Lollipop 2

Who Wants to Play Lollipop?

Jason Zada and Bill Oberst Jr. return nine years later to disrupt Halloween and our daily video calls with Take This Lollipop 2. In…

Wanderlust

The magic of jamming a week of work into three days so you can save money flying on a Thursday. Cruising at 30,000 feet, stuck in the back row, and enjoying the decadent fragrance from the nearby bathroom. All of that is easily forgotten when you are dodging 267,423 people taking a selfie instead of enjoying the moment. I do it for the ‘gram!

Photography

My wife, family, and friends encourage me to share my photography. Speaking from my heart, at least a few of these are good enough for me to finally use that coupon from Walgreens for 50% off prints. I’ll think about it.