Renowned as one of the digital industry’s foremost creative branding experts, Andreas co-founded Atmosphere as part of BBDO Worldwide and the Omnicom Group in 1999. Under his leadership, Atmosphere has been named one of the top 30 U.S. interactive agencies, become the North American headquarters of Proximity Worldwide and served a long list of blue chip clients that include AOL, AT&T, Citi, DHL, Frito-Lay, GE, J&J, PeopleSoft, Monster and Target.
Over the last decade, the agency has accomplished many interactive firsts, including its efforts in launching Imagination at Work and Ecomagination for GE and in building the digital brand for Cingular Wireless. Well-regarded for its global FedEx work, Atmosphere also led the brand into social media with one of the first branded Facebook applications. Additionally, Atmosphere is a digital leader on J&J's Medical Devices & Diagnostics segment and the author of a global campaign for Cognizant, a category challenger in the IT consulting space. And long-term client Citi has recently partnered with the agency to launch its new digital branch offering and global social media presence.
Prior to Atmosphere, Andreas spent eight years as Executive Creative Director at NYC’s Frankfurt Balkind Partners, where he created brand campaigns for Adobe Acrobat, Informix, Seagate and Knight Ridder, as well as establishing the online brand presence for Careerpath, Gartner Group, Goldman Sachs, Hearst New Media, Sony and The Getty Museum.
In his career, Andreas has supported a wide range of causes, including Atmosphere’s co-founding of the annual Big Ad Gig event with The New York Times and The Ad Council. He has also crafted efforts for Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, Police Athletic League and, following 9/11, the New York Miracle Campaign.
Andreas serves on the board of the 4A’s New Media Committee, the National Advertising Review Board and is a member of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. You’ll also find him a regular judge at high-profile award shows, including the ANDY Awards, Cannes, Circle Club, MIXX Awards, New York Advertising Festival and the ONE Show.