Casey Rand (CW, 2008)
Chief Creative Officer / Potential Energy Coalition
Topic: Uh oh, am I bad?
Casey Rand is the Chief Creative Officer of the Potential Energy Coalition, a nonprofit creative collective trying to shift the narrative on climate change and motivate urgent action.
Prior to joining Potential Energy, Casey was an Executive Creative Director at Droga5, where she worked on Harley Davidson, The YMCA, Under Armour and more. She has been named one of Adweek's Most Culturally Influential Leaders, one of 35 Women Trailblazers, and an Industry Icon. In 2015, she won the first ever Glass Lion at Cannes.
When she's not trying to stop the world from spontaneously combusting, she writes short humor for The New Yorker, McSweeney's and Reductress. She graduated from the Adcenter in 2008 and lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband (a 2005 Adcenter grad) and their fake ficus, Faye.