- EVP, Global Executive Creative Director, McCann, USA
- Grand Jury
Piper Hickman is an EVP, Global Executive Creative Director at McCann on the Microsoft account. Prior to McCann, Piper was an Executive Creative Director at 360i leading work on brands such as OREO, Champion, Hanes and MINI. Previous to 360i, she worked as an in-demand freelancer for seven years, spending time at a variety of agencies including, (but not limited to): Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy, Grey, JWT, Havas, Untitled LLC, McCann and Y&R. She quickly learned the art of working for herself, all while servicing a variety of needs on different creative challenges. Before making the entrepreneurial leap to freelance, Piper rose the ranks from Copywriter to Creative Director at NYC agencies including SPIKE/DDB, Lowe Worldwide, DDB and Saatchi & Saatchi. Her work has been recognized by several advertising award shows including: ADC, D&AD, The Webby Awards, Clios and more. She remains involved in the industry at large by speaking on panels, judging award shows and mentoring young creatives as well. She lives in Westchester, NY with her husband, daughter and faithful mutt, Roy.