Dan Wieden

Dan Wieden (born 1945) is an American advertising executive who co-founded Wieden+Kennedy and coined the Nike tagline "Just Do It."He attended Ulysses S. Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, where he was on the swim team.. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Oregon in Eugene, graduating from its School of Journalism and Communication in 1967. In 1999, he was inducted into the school's Hall of Achievement.He and David Kennedy were listed as number 22 on the Advertising Age 100 ad people of the 20th century. He was named one of America's 25 most intriguing entrepreneurs by Inc.
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  • Look out ‘Serial': Agencies take a crack at podcasts

    … Agencies are getting in on the podcast game. TBWA has unveiled its own series, while R/GA is in the production stage. Huge’s content strategy team is also brainstorming on one of their own. And while it would be tempting to blame the success of “Serial,” nearly 13 million Americans reported listening to podcasts daily last year — before…

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