Daniel MINAKER

LATAM CCO | WUNDERMAN THOMPSON

Dany Minaker is the LATAM Chief Creative Officer for Wunderman Thompson alongside his partner Patán Tarazaga.

As LATAM Co-Chief Creative Officer, Dany is responsible for delivering world-class services to clients as well as continuing to raise the creative profile in the LATAM market, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, Chile, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Costa Rica and Peru. 

Over the years, Dany has created local, regional and global work for many brands such as: Microsoft, United Airlines, Nike, Movistar, Coca-Cola, Ambev, Procter & Gamble, GSK, Unilever, Pepsico, Kraft, Disney, Cencosud and Mercado Libre.

In September 2015, Dany and his partner Patán joined Wunderman Thompson Buenos Aires as Executive Creative Directors - the #1 Digital and creative agency in Argentina (source AgencyScope). A year later, the Argentine office was recognized as the most renowned and awarded office in the country. In 2021, WT Buenos Aires is the Nº 1 agency of Argentina in Cannes Lions and won more than 75 International awards. During the last year Dany was part of the leading team regarding the merge of the wpp agencies Wunderman and JWT in the region.

Prior to joining Wunderman Thompson, Dany worked at BBDO Argentina, where he helped oversee the creative department. Before that, he worked at Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi, Vega Olmos Ponce (Lowe) and Ogilvy Argentina.

Dany’s work has been well received by today’s most renowned shows and festivals including: Cannes Lions, Clio Awards, EFFIE Awards, D&AD, NY Festival, Isaac Awards, One Show, LIA, Sol Festival, Smarties, EPICA Awards, IAB, Webby Awards, FWA, ANDY, FIAP, Wave, Ojo de Iberoamérica, El Diente, Martin Fierro and +DIGITAL, among others. He has more than 10 Grand Prix, including the last innovation Grand Prix of Cannes Lions. 

In addition, Dany is a sought-out speaker in the LATAM market. He most recently spoke at IAB, MMA and El Ojo de Iberoamérica.

He has also judged many festivals including Cannes Lions in 2019, London International Awards, Adweek’s Project Isaac Awards, Lisbon Festival, IAB, ECHO Awards, Diente (Creatives Argentines Circle) and was the Digital and Mobile Jury President at El Ojo de Iberoamérica too. 

Dany holds a postgraduate degree in Advertising, Digital Creativity and Art Direction and he is mentor in the Creative LIAisons program of the London international Awards.

He lives in Buenos Aires with his wife, Jime and his 2 children, Thiago and Tomas.

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS:

2021 GP Design, GP Innovation, GP Sound production at El Ojo de Iberoamerica.

2021 Invent a new category at El Ojo de Iberoamerica driven by AI, “El Ojo Emotion”.

2021 Mobile Marketing Asociation, Agency of the year. 

2021 El Dorado, Titanium, Edina, Waterlight.

2021 LIA, Best agency & Network of Latam.

2021 Cannes Lions, First Argentinian Innovation GP, Unilever, Degree Inclusive.

2021 Cannes Lions, Most innovation network of LatinAmerica. 

2021 Mentor at Creative LIAisons Coaching program.

2020 “Influencer of the year”, Creativepool.

2020 Grand Effie Peru and Brand Effie Brasil.

2020 First Latin-American GP at Epica Awards, Sony.

2020 GP Digital & Social at El Ojo de Iberoamerica, Sony.

2020 GP at Echo Latam, F. Huesped, HIV on Agenda.

2019 Cannes Lions, Brand Experience & Activation Jury of Argentina.

2018 Best Digital Creative of Argentina voted by the Advertising industry, Jerry Goldenberg. 

2017 GP at Echo Awards, Mercado Libre, Based on Real Feedback.

2013 GP FILM at El Ojo de Iberoamerica, Abinbev, Hurricane Laura.

2013 GP FILM at El Ojo de Iberoamerica, Abinbev, Hurricane Martha.

2013 GP FILM at El Diente, Abinbev, Hurricane Laura.

2013 GP FILM at El Diente, Abinbev, Hurricane Martha.

2015 GP Integrated Campaign at El Diente, Universal Music, Move like Lorde

9 Adweek Project Isaac Awards.

+35 EFFIE Argentina & LATAM.

 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dany-minaker-2217a11a/?originalSubdomain=ar 

 

jury

Sr. Copywriter | VMLY&R LONDON
Head Of Production | HAVAS HEALTH & YOU
Creative Director | ANOMALY NY
Executive Creative Director | McCann/Mexico City
CCO | OGILVY ANDEAN
Group Creative Director | META DESIGN CHINA
Creative Director + UX Design Strategy | GOOGLE
ABELSON TAYLOR | VP Integrated Production
Group Creative Director | 21GRAMS NY
Dir. of Digital Marketing | STARZ ENTERTAINMENT
CCO | AUDIGENT
Manager, Internal Production Studio | NETFLIX LA
Creative Director | FUSION92
Production Director | CONILL
Creative Director | VOX MEDIA
Chief Production Officer | SWIFT AGENCY
Creative Director | JUJU
Chief Content Officer | HAVAS HEALTH & YOU
Creative Director | ANOMALY LA
Sr. Art Director | SEPHORA
Co-Founder & CCO | FANTASTICA
LEO BURNETT CHICAGO | Sr. Producer
ACD | EVOKE
EVP Creative Director | REVHEALTH
VP, Creative Director | McCANN NY
Group Creative Director | CDM NY
Head of Marketing | SUR LA TABLE
ECD | HANSON DODGE CREATIVE
Principal | CRITERION GLOBAL
Chief Creative Officer | GODFATHER MIAMI
Creative Director | WIPER
Executive Creative Director | ANY GIVEN DAY
Senior Art Producer | ARNOLD NY
Sr. Producer | ARC WORLDWIDE CHICAGO
CCO | COLLINS / NEW YORK
VP Creative Services | OGILVY MIAMI
SPR Therapautics | Senior Manager, Operations
Co-Founder | FOUNDERS
Creative Director | VERIZON
AVRETT FREE GINSBERG | Chief Creative Officer
ECD | BBDO/Mexico City
Associate Creative Director | GIANT SPOON
Creative Director | GUT MEXICO
Executive Creative Director | DIESTE DALLAS
Chief Creative Officer | BCW GLOBAL
EVOKE | SVP Group Creative Director
Creative Director | WIEDEN+KENNEDY
Chief Creative Officer | INBRAX CHILE
Creative Director | GUT MEXICO
Executive Creative Director | ORACLE
Creative Director | FPO MARKETING
VP Creative Director | EVOKE GIANT
Sr. Producer | MICROSOFT
Head of Production | WE BELIEVERS
Head of Creative | LEGO
SVP, Global Creative Director | LAURA MERCIER
Executive Creative Director | FCB NEON
Sr. Art Director | KOHL'S
Creative Director | NETFLIX LA
VP, Marketing and eCommerce | E. GLUCK
Senior Producer | VMLY&R COMMERCE
CCO | Digitas Health / New York
Art Director | SEGA
Associate Creative Director | ANOMALY LA
Chief Creative Officer | AKQA
VP Integrated Production | McCANN Mexico
Creative Strategy Director | TIKTOK
Founder | CUTWATER
GIANT SPOON | CD
ECD | AKQA BRASIL
LATAM CCO | WUNDERMAN THOMPSON
COGNIZANT | Content Strategist
Creative Director | DDB COLOMBIA
Creative Director | Area6/Mexico City
Executive Creative Director | Mullenlowe SSP3
Executive Creative Director | GOLIN CHICAGO
Chief Creative Officer | FCB Health NY
Dir. Creative Production | GOOP
EDEN HEALTH | Director of Marketing
Creative Director | CONCEPTO TOTAL/MEXICO CITY
Associate Creative Director | GALLEGOS UNITED LA
Creative Director | HOY
MOTHER | ACD
Head of Creative & Design | BLUESHIFT NUTRITION
International Creative Director
Creative Director
Creative Director | 72andSunny LA
Executive Producer | WIEDEN + KENNEDY
VMLY&R / New York | CCO
LA PERLA | Chief Design and Innovation Officer
Chief Creative Officer | DON BUENOS AIRES
Managing Partner | HAVAS +
Creative Director | VICE LA
Executive Creative Director | DAVID
Head of Production | VIRTUE WORLDWIDE BY VICE
SVP Creative Director | HAVAS VILLIAGE X
ACD | AREA 23
Executive Producer | NIKE
VP Original Productions & On Air Creative | SONY PICTURES
Executive Producer | GENERAL MILLS
Creative Director | VML&YR COMMERCE NY
Vice President, Creative Director | POPSUGAR / GROUP NINE MEDIA |
Creative Designer | 72andSunny / New York
Creative Director | CONILL ADVERTISING LA
VP Exec. Creative Director | THE COMMUNITY
Executive Creative Director | PUBLICIS MEX
Executive Director, Design | FIG AGENCY
Creative Director | BUERO NEW YORK
FCB NEW YORK | Executive Creative Director
Creative Director | SAATCHI HONG KONG
ACD | UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
Creative Director | LULULEMON ATHLETICA
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