One of the star's of AMC's "The Pitch" - Frank O’Brien is the Founder of Conversation, a globally recognized, award-winning marketing agency. As an industry expert, Frank is frequently cited in publications including the New York Times, Forbes Magazine and Business Insider.
Frank has been recognized by the White House as an inspiring business leader and took a starring role in the agency’s winning appearance on cable network AMC’s show, The Pitch, where Conversation won the popchips account.
Conversation itself has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of “America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” and has been honored by the New York Enterprise Report for being one of the top places to work.
Frank is on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau, and is also a member of Vistage, an organization that provides leadership coaching and business mentoring. A supporter of the Arts, Frank is a contributor to several organizations, museums and non-profit entities. In 2010, he completed his first NYC marathon to support the Lower East Side Girls Club.
Prior to starting Conversation, Frank designed, developed, and executed a number of high profile campaigns for various Fortune 500 clients while working at some of the top agencies in the world. A graduate of the University of Miami and die-hard Cane's fan, he got his start in the entertainment industry executing campaigns for artists like Outkast, Usher, and Kanye West. A passion for marketing "bands" led him to market "brands" and prompted a move to Deutsch Inc where he was a key team member on the Microsoft Intel and Tylenol Accounts. His desire for design and development led him to Mr. Youth (now Publicis owned MRY) where he grew the Creative and Interactive division of the agency from a one man show to a recognized "team to watch" while the company sustained astounding growth with a client base that included Microsoft, Neutrogena, JetBlue, Tic Tac, and Macy's.