Sam Pond

There is no more brilliant brand storyteller than Sam.

He's an internationally recognized writer, director, creative director and producer of advertising and strategic content. He has developed award-winning work for brands for television and radio and online. A past member of some of the best advertising agencies in the country—Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Hal Riney & Partners, Chiat/Day—Sam was also founder and creative director of Blazing Paradigm, a thirty-person strategic entertainment company, which developed branded content and advertising for a wide array of clients.

Sam's advertising industry awards include Golds and Silvers in the Clios, Cannes Lion, One Show (including Best of Show), London International Awards and Obies among many others.

A few Sam side notes: He teaches voice acting at Pixar, was called a "ruthless dictator" by Mike Tyson, and had his English corrected by Sting (Sting was wrong).