For over 20 years, Tim Leake has leveraged creativity to solve business problems – first, as an advertising copywriter and creative director, then as an innovation consultant, and now as Chief Marketing Officer for RPA. His job is to help continue to make RPA more famous, more successful and better prepared for the future.
Tim joined RPA from Hyper Island – a Swedish school and business transformation consultancy – where he worked as an innovation and creative consultant to help brands and advertising agencies transform their business and worldview to thrive in a constantly changing digital world. Clients included Target, General Mills, Ikea, Publix Super Markets, Walmart, Beiersdorf, Publicis, Venables Bell & Partners, Saatchi & Saatchi, Rosetta, Sapient Nitro, Wolff-Olins and RPA (who later hired him away).
Before joining Hyper Island, he was a Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi NY, and he got his start in the industry at TBWA/Chiat/Day in Los Angeles, as a copywriter working on world-famous efforts like the Energizer Bunny and Taco Bell Chihuahua campaigns.
Tim is a frequent speaker at events including Cannes Festival of Creativity, SXSW, TEDx, Advertising Week, Social Media Week, Social Media Insiders Summer, Magnet Conference, Brand50, Mirren Live, Digiday Agency, AToMiC, Share.Like.Buy and more.