MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER RECOGNIZED AS YOUNG INDUSTRY LEADER
NEW YORK – Monday, March 21 – Omid Farhang, Chief Creative Officer, NA for brand experience agency Momentum Worldwide was named to the Ad Age “40 Under 40” list recognizing leaders in the media, marketing and agency worlds who have achieved outstanding accomplishments at a relatively young age and are likely to shape the marketplace in the future. The list is cultivated by Ad Age’s editors and reporters and takes into account factors such as business results, innovation in their fields, outstanding achievements and reputation among their clients and peers, among other factors.
Since joining Momentum Worldwide in November 2014, Farhang has led the agency’s creative efforts across North America and has been instrumental in winning new clients for the agency like Chobani, Facebook and Verizon. At Momentum he has helped create the first-ever virtual reality experience where people could face off against a real professional athlete for American Express at the US Open, and also helped build the first-ever hydro-interactive tennis court for that brand's “Rally on the River" event. Farhang also helped people share the world’s largest text messages at the Indy 500 for Verizon, letting subscribers see their own text messages written by a team of skywriting planes above the race.
Prior to joining Momentum, Omid was a Creative Executive at Creative Artists Agency and began his career at Crispin Porter + Bogusky where he rose from intern to Group Creative Director in four years. His work has has been honored with numerous awards from shows like the Cannes Lions, the Effies, Clios, and the One Show. He is also a judge at this year’s One Show, sitting on the Branded Entertainment jury.
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Momentum Worldwide is built on the simple truth that it's not what brands say, it's what they do that matters. That’s why Momentum delivers total brand experiences for our clients, guided by the belief that today the most important product a brand makes—other than the product itself—is an experience. The experiences we build live seamlessly in the physical and the digital worlds—what we call integrated phygital experiences. Our work spans all mediums—from events and sponsorships, to advertising, shopper and promotions, to music, entertainment, social and beyond. Part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), we operate in over 40 countries for partners including American Express, Coca-Cola, Mondelez, Verizon, Walmart, William Grant & Sons, and many more.
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