Santiago Cuesta

Having previously worked for MullenLowe and Leo Burnett, and DDB in their Chicago, Miami, Puerto Rico, and Colombia offices and also collaborated on projects with the DDB offices in NY, San Francisco, and London, I´m coming to VMLY&R Colombia as CCO..

His work for clients such as Clorox, Unilever, Toyota, and Coca-Cola has been recognized in festivals such as Cannes Lions, Clio, London International Awards, One Show, NY Festivals, Epica, Ojo de Iberoamérica and EFFIE; and mentioned on Time Magazine, Mashable, Forbes, AdWeek, Lürzer’s Archive, and hundreds of specialty publications around the world. In addition, I've participated as a juror at festivals such as AdStars (South Korea), Cúspide (Puerto Rico) and Antigua (Guatemala).

He studied marketing, advertising, and music in Bogota (Colombia), and screenwriting in NYC and Seattle. He also worked as a teacher at Brother Creative School and have taught workshops and seminars in multiple academic institutions, including Miami Ad School.

He is been a former vocalist and guitarist of the dance-punk band Nicer Dicers, I shared the stage with artists such as 30 Seconds to Mars and A Place to Bury Strangers.

  • Santiago Cuesta
CCO