2022 Alumni Honoree

Executive creative Director, Havas New York, a unit of Vivendi, the French mass media holding company

Pete Jones is executive creative director at Havas New York, a unit of Vivendi, the French mass media holding company. Previously, Jones was an ECD at McCann XBC in New York, part of McCann WorldGroup. After graduating from Temple in 1992, Jones received his first job opportunity at an agency in Baltimore, Maryland. He then moved to another agency in Philadelphia for a few years and eventually landed at McCann-Erickson in New York. There he created global and national campaigns for clients such as Verizon, Coca-Cola, Nikon, Stand Up 2 Cancer and Major League Baseball. Most notably, while at McCann, Jones has helped evolve MasterCard’s “Priceless” campaign and earned awards from around the world, including Cannes, The Clios, The One Show, New York Festivals, Creativity, AdAge, The Grand Effie and Grand Midas. 

Jones is also currently enrolled with the UCLA Extension Program studying User Experience. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children.