Board of Governors
With over 25 years of experience at advertising agencies, Brian O'Rourke has produced thousands of commercials. As the Director of Production for the global brand specialists TBWA\Chiat\Day, he is currently at the forefront of blending short-form with long-form content, bringing to life a number of award-winning branded entertainment platforms via TV shows and second screen. Ultimately, he creates multiplatform experiences that build emotional connections with audiences, endearing them to a message or brand. Companies that have sought his expertise include Sony, Nissan, Gatorade, Adidas, Pepsi, Visa and many others.
O’Rourke’s production roots run even deeper than his ad tenure, including prior work at television stations and production companies. In addition, upon graduating with a double major in Television Production/English from Loyola Marymount University, he actually toiled as a Television Academy Foundation intern many moons ago. Through it all he has cultivated specialized storytelling abilities, whether delivering a narrative in 30 seconds or 90 minutes.