Doug is the chief diversity officer of TBWA. His laugh filled speech follows his journey from being a college football hopeful to ending up a male cheer leader and how this greatly shaped his view on women and his over outlook on life.
Doug Melville is the Chief Diversity Officer of TBWA\Worldwide, a top ten global ad agency. He works with the North American network of agencies on Diversity efforts across talent outreach, culture and creative vendor relationships. Prior to joining TBWA, Melville was Founder and CEO of RedCarpets.com. From '05 to '09 Melville worked alongside Earvin “Magic” Johnson as the President of his Ad Agency, and as VP of Business Development & Marketing for his portfolio of partners and for his New York Times best selling book 32 Ways to be a Champion in Business. In '03 Melville was recognized by Advertising Age, as a “Top Twenty-something in America” and featured him in its 75th Anniversary Issue’s “Next Generation Redefines the Ad Model.”
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