John Follis




JOHN FOLLIS

President/CD, Follis Advertising / Big Idea Video

John's award-winning creative talents led to the founding of Follis/DeVito/Verdi, a Madison Ave agency which became New York's second most awarded just four years after its founding. Besides awards Follis campaigns have been featured in national press, college textbooks, and a Harvard Business case study.

In 1996, his agency was one of the first to go digital. And, his Marketing Show podcast a few years later was one of the first. As a nationally-recognized expert in both traditional and digital media he's written for ADWEEK and Ad Age, and been interviewed on CNBC and ABC. He's also been invited to speak at venues such as The World Business Academy, New York Business Expo and Yale University.

In 2013, John formed Big Idea Video to help businesses with their online video. And, last year, he directed and produced his first film "Leaving God" which was awarded by the Hollywood International Documentary Film Festival. In its first year the film was viewed by 21,000 people from 98 countries.

John's also contributed his talents to dozens of charitable causes for which he received personal honors at both The White House and The UN.


Career Timeline including ad samples and press.





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