“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” –Albert Einstein
Believing in the power of creativity to move business and society forward, Sally Ann O’Dowd follows Einstein’s lead in work and in life.
A corporate communications executive, multimedia content producer and publicist with 17 years of experience, she is also the publisher of the Creativity Is Contagious blog on business innovation, media and the arts; the multimedia poetry series Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Other Tales of Love and Loss; and interactive e-zine Creativity Is Risky: Free Speech in a Charlie Hebdo World, a tribute to the universal right to creative expression, a free press and multicultural tolerance.
Sally’s personal passions, curiosities and professional endeavors complement each other and have helped her find true meaning in life: to inspire audiences of all kinds through storytelling. She has worked at fast-paced publishing, advertising, PR, and tech companies in major U.S. markets and in London and Paris. She offers knowledge of the entire brand-building process through seven years at Publicis Groupe’s iconic ad agencies and PR firms Leo Burnett, Razorfish and MSLGROUP in Chicago and Paris; at Standard & Poor’s, Accenture Interactive and design firm Fjord in New York; and in McGraw-Hill in London.