Ben Essen

CSO , Iris


Ben Essen is Chief Strategy Officer at Iris, a global creative, strategy and innovation company working with brands including adidas, Starbucks, Paypal and Samsung. Ben has won numerous strategic awards including the Admap prize for thinking on data and creativity. Named Campaign's #2 Trailblazer in 2021, Ben has lead the sustainability agenda within the advertising industry and recently published Advertised Emissions, a method for incorporating environmental data into the measurement of advertising performance.