Founder + Creative Director
“Be different or don’t bother” is Ken’s motto.
Ken was born in Montreal, got his BA from Carleton University in Ottawa, and started Sp!ke Advertising in Burlington, in 1998. Prior, he worked for firms in Ottawa, San Francisco, Reno and Las Vegas.
Ken is a strategist, creative director, writer, producer and project manager who likes to add sparkle, daring and fun to a profession that by its nature is full of stress and pressure.
He also conducts branding workshops based on his BrandcensusSM program, coaches marketing departments on best practices, and formally speaks on all things marketing at conferences and meetings.
Ken has taught marketing classes at the college level, was the first tweeter for @ThisIsVT, and is a member of the Alburgh Select Board.