Speaker Profile

Damian Claassens
Head of Creative / Profero

Damian Claassens, who joined Profero New York in 2011, is a truly global creative thinker. A native Australian, he has also worked in England and Denmark.

Previously, Mr. Claassens worked at Publicis Modem, NY, where he was responsible for the LG global account. Prior to that, he was group creative director at AKQA, where he helped to open the New York office and build its digital capabilities and staff for clients including Nike, Google, DoubleClick, and Smirnoff. Mr. Claassens has won awards from many of the industry’s top shows, including the International Advertising Festival at Cannes, the One Show, the Clios, and D&AD.