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DOUG MELVILLE

Chief Diversity Officer, TBWA NA North America

TBWA NA creates disruptive ideas expressed through media arts for clients, and is a top ten ranked global advertising agency, with 323 offices in 97 countries.

Since assuming the role, TBWA has spent > $150M with Multicultural + Women Owned Business in the US creative space, increased diversity efforts across
North America, and built a cultural commitment to inclusion. Melville’s presented 3 TEDx talks on the topic, appeared on Fox Business, and sits on the Board of Directors for the American Advertising Federation (AAF) as co-chair of their Mosaic Committee.

Prior to joining TBWA, Melville was the founder of RedCarpets.com.

Melville worked alongside Earvin “Magic” Johnson from '05-'09 as President of his advertising agency and as VP- Business Development and Marketing for Magic Johnson Enterprises – developing online, nontraditional and branding strategies for the Magic Johnson brand, his New York Times best-selling book and for his portfolio of partners.

Melville graduated from Syracuse U.