Ben Thoma

Ben Thoma

Host, CreativeMornings/Austin

Ben Thoma is a creative catalyst.
He co-founded and hosts the Austin chapter of CreativeMornings—a monthly speaker series over breakfast tacos and coffee for the creative community. In 2016, he organized the CreativeMornings Summit—a 3-day conference where organizers from over 80 global cities came together to be inspired, support each other with hundreds of hugs and high fives, Jazzercise, and strategize how to galvanize a growing movement.
Ben’s day job is Creative Production Coordinator for Spredfast‘s Marketing Design team, where he facilitates the creative process, project management, and department collaboration. Previously, he spent 10 years as an Art Director and Creative Director for advertising agencies in both New York and Austin. Some of his more notable work includes a cover for TIME magazine, ground-breaking digital campaigns for Volvo, and an open letter from Lufthansa that garnered $1MM in free press.
He lives in Austin, TX with his wife, kids, and introverted dog. Stalkers might be interested in following his random musings, snapshots, and craft beer choices on TwitterInstagram, and Untappd.

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