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

    … everyone from Ted Royers of Droga5 to Dan Wieden of Wieden+Kennedy. “The beauty of it is that advertising people are mostly pretty social, so it flows very well.” Each episode is downloaded about 1,200 times on average, according to Balser, with the top five episodes closer to 10,000 each. Balser has recorded more than 190 episodes so far…

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