It can take many years for the young and talented to get recognized in the advertising industry.
That's why each year Business Insider puts out a call for the 30 most creative people in advertising who are under 30. The people in this year's rankings aren't all huge names just yet, but they are rising stars and could probably all come up with a wacky way to persuade you to buy a chocolate teapot, if they felt like it.
We constructed our list based on agency and peer nominations, our own research into their awards and campaigns, and their seniority and potential to flourish in the industry. Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination and congratulations to our winners.
(One creative listed in these rankings turned 30 between the time of nomination and publication. On this occasion we allowed a grace period, as the list was published later than usual this year.)
30. Kevin Weir, art director at Droga5