Who is he?
VP Creative Director, Burrell Communications (Dallas, TX)
Corey D. Seaton is a second generation award-winning ad executive, who has known advertising his entire life. His unique instincts, knowledge and professionalism is a byproduct of growing up in an advertising home
Over his twenty year career, he's leveraged his expertise to help major brands including Toyota, Chevy, AT&T, Burger King, American Cancer Society, Conoco, Raytheon, Mini Cooper, National Fatherhood Initiative and countless others, become smarter, younger, hipper and more culturally relevant.
Corey's greatest asset maybe be his ability to understand and embrace a new, ever changing America. He has the uncanny ability to predict, dissect and translate cultural trends — connecting the dots between consumer engagement and sales.
Outside of advertising, Corey considers himself a lifelong basketball fan, music lover, foodie, film enthusiast and an occasional performer. As a member of the spoken word collective, 3rd Eye Open, Corey released a full length cd, a mixtape and traveled the nation performing – opening for the likes of, The Last Poets, Erykah Badu, Common, Chuck D, KRS-One, Ice T, Ded Prez, Amiri Baraka, Afeni Shakur, Jessica Care Moore and many more. He also enjoys writing essays and blogs, and is a former contributor to Vibe.com.