John B. Osborn
President and Chief Executive Officer
BBDO New York
John B. Osborn is President & CEO of BBDO NY, the flagship office of BBDO worldwide, and currently the Global Agency Network of the Year. He is a passionate, energetic leader who is actively involved with many of the agency's clients including American Red Cross, FedEx, Foot Locker, GE, J&J, Hyatt, Lowe's and Monster. Among Osborn's notable accomplishments was his involvement with the “New York Miracle” campaign, lifting the spirits of New Yorkers in the wake of 11 September 2001. He currently serves as President of the Board for the Police Athletic League, New York City's largest independent youth development not-for-profit. He is Chairman of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and the Center for Excellence in Advertising at Howard University and serves as an Executive Committee member on the Board of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Osborn has been inducted into the AAF Hall of Achievement, named to Crain's New York Business list of “40 under 40” and to BtoB magazine's “Who's Who in BtoB".