Chairman/Executive Creative Director
Tracy Wong is executive creative director/chairman and founding partner of WONGDOODY, an independent advertising agency with offices in Seattle and Los Angeles. The agency has created campaigns for clients including Amazon, T-Mobile, ESPN, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Alaska Airlines, and The Center for Disease Control. Their work has been featured in The New York Times, TIME Magazine, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal.
Throughout his career, Tracy has frequently been named among advertising’s creative elite. Winner of over 300 national and international creative awards, he has taken top prizes at One Show, Cannes, Clios, Art Directors Show, Andys, Effies, Graphis, Emmys, Radio Mercurys and Communication Arts with work that spans three decades.
His groundbreaking TV campaign for Chevys Restaurants was inducted into The Clio Hall of Fame in 2006. Other notable honors include being named to the 4A’s 100 list of most impactful ad professionals, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communications’ Hall of Fame, and the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal for Lifetime Achievement. However, he is most recognized for his appearance on AMC’s “The Pitch,” a show about the real “Mad Men.”
Tracy’s prior agency experience includes Ogilvy/New York and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners/San Francisco. He is a graduate of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, and the University of Oregon, Eugene.
Tracy is currently working on a book entitled CREATIVE DEMOCRACY™ which details a path to better creative thinking in business - through a culture of egoless, consensus-based collaboration.