Global Chief Creative Officer
Daniel Bonner is the Global Chief Creative Officer at Wunderman Thompson - a responsibility he shares alongside Bas Korsten. Together they are responsible for bringing ambitious clients a competitive advantage through innovation, inspired by creativity, data and technology. Daniel focuses the agency on raising the standard of the work, inspiring new possibilities, and harnesses the breadth of the company’s capabilities to set new benchmarks for the industry.
Daniel has a proven track record of collaboration - establishing and growing teams from which award-winning work has flourished, including the most coveted medals from Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio, LIAA, ADC and One Show. Daniel has also proudly led teams to more than 20 Agency of the Year titles as well as an ‘Agency of the Decade’ award. On a more personal note, Daniel was invited to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts as well as being named No.1 Digital Creative Director by Campaign and “Influencer of the Year” by Creativepool.
Prior to Wunderman Thompson, Daniel served briefly as Wunderman’s Global Chief Creative Officer bringing with him a resume that included guiding his previous agency, Razorfish, to a 300% increase in excellence and innovation awards. Prior to this, Daniel worked for 15 years as a creative leader and Chief Creative Officer of AKQA.
Daniel has served as a Cannes Lions jury member three times, and in 2019 he was the Cannes Lions Jury President for Creative Ecommerce and Experience Track Ambassador.
When not working Daniel can be found wearing Lycra and cycling around the south of England - sometimes with his wife and two sons.