ANA Trainers


Neil Feinstein

Neil is an award-winning Creative Director turned Brand & Digital Strategist turned college professor. He spent 30 years in advertising, winning a shelf filled with awards in creative development and digital innovation. Along the way he built the first online ads for The New York Times, the first mobile program for the Data & Marketing Association, the first email marketing program for Hachette Filipacchi, and advised blue-chip brands such as Disney, American Express, Conde Nast, Merrill Lynch, Calvin Klein Fragrances, and not-for-profits ASPCA and Wounded Warrior Project. He’s a top rated international speaker, having lectured on multichannel marketing, integrated advertising, digital and creative strategy, and customer experience. 

When he’s not helping clients build unforgettable customer experiences, Neil is inspiring the next generation of advertising greats as Assistant Professor of Advertising at St. John’s University. His research focus is digital innovation: he conducts a yearly “Hot or Hype” survey to determine the most important innovations for practicing digital marketers, and also researches the power of influence marketing.