John C JAY

President of Global Creative

New York > Tokyo



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About John

Living legend. Creative giant. Entrepreneur. Just a few words that have been used to describe iconic creative figure, John C Jay, whose creativity and influence is borderless. John has shaped culture and design for a generation, from taking Bloomingdales to its height as a cultural force, leading legendary creative agency Wieden + Kennedy, or today as President of global creative for Uniqlo and Fast Retailing. His global perspective is immense, yet his passion to inspire and connect seems ever expanding. Based between New York, Portland and Tokyo, we spoke with John about his creative life in Japan, the intersection of travel and creativity, and where he finds inspiration in Tokyo. 


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