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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Alec Stern

Director of Music, DDB

As the Director of Music for the global agency DDB, Alec has the unique position to oversee music for some of the largest brands in the world including Miller Lite, Capital One, State Farm, Coors Lite, Skittles, The U.S. Army, McDonald’s and many others. With a background in both music supervision and composition, Alec’s history of scoring and selecting music for ads runs deep. He has licensed some of the biggest songs in music history, working with the likes of Prince, Whitney Houston, John Williams, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and The Beatles, co-produced a Broadway musical on Super Bowl Sunday, and is always looking for new and untapped talent to elevate the campaigns he works on. Outside of work, it’s still all about music. Alec is a prolific songwriter, guitarist and producer, a DJ and a published music essayist.

GMS 2020: 30 Minute Advertising Deep Dive

Alec Stern, Chicago-based Director of Music at DDB will break down a recent ad campaign’s music and what goes into music creation for ads in 2020.