Managing Director and Executive Creative Director

Jeremy serves as Managing Director and Executive Creative Director at VML Chicago, leading creative strategy as well as the mentorship of the cross-discipline Chicago team.

Jeremy joined VML in 2000, and in 2005, he helped establish the Seattle office. Jeremy was responsible for managing all aspects of creative strategy
and delivery on the Microsoft account. In 2014, he joined the rapidly growing Chicago office, leading a team of 20+ Creatives, working on a diverse client set, including Tyson, Kimberly-Clark, Ford and Kellogg’s.

His 20 years of experience range from identity development and brand advertising to digital marketing and experience design in both the B2C and B2B spaces. Jeremy has worked with clients such as Microsoft, Ford, T-Mobile, Crocs, PetSmart, Sprint, Burger King and H&R Block.

He has been recognized for his achievements in the industry including Cannes, multiple Addy Awards, as well as Webby Awards and AIGA Design Awards.

Judging panel

Ann Handley

Chief Content Officer

Jeremy Schutte

Managing Director and Executive Creative Director

Brian Laker

Head of Marketing

Chris Duffey

Sr. Strategic Business Development Manager, Creative Agencies, Creative Cloud Enterprise 

Howard Belk

Co-CEO, Chief Creative Officer

Howard Lenn

Group Creative Director
J. Walter Thompson New York

Kate MacNevin

Global Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Hein

Global Chief Communications Officer

Mark Kiernan

Global Executive Managing Director: Digital & Content

Mike Wente

Chief Creative Officer, North America

Mike Romoff

Head of Global Agency and Channel Sales

Nicole Kaplan

SVP, Group Director
Momentum Worldwide

Paul Longo

Head of Agency Development

Reuben Webb

Chief Creative Officer 
Stein IAS

Ritesh Patel

Chief Digital Officer
WPP Health & Wellness