Jeanie Caggiano - Chief Judge
EVP, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnnett
Jeanie Caggiano is an EVP/Executive Creative Director and Business Lead at Leo Burnett Chicago, where she leads UnitedHealthcare--America’s largest health insurer. She penned their humorous “Ways In campaign,” which won Gold at Cannes in 2016.
Previously, Jeanie spent 12 years running Allstate Insurance, where she was responsible for both the charming and destructive Mayhem and the heroic Dennis Haysbert.
A member of the 2016 Cannes Lions Outdoor Jury, Jeanie has also judged the One Show, London International, the Facebook Awards and more. She is looking forward to judging the 2017 OBIE Awards for the first time.
A storytelling writer, Jeanie has also created memorable work for Hallmark Cards, Eli Lilly (Prozac & Evista), McDonald’s, Disney, Exclusive Resorts, Choice Hotels, Procter & Gamble (Luvs & Always), Kelloggs, Pfizer (Nexium24HR & Centrum), Kraft (Natural Cheese, Salad Dressing & Jell-o), Diageo (Green Giant) and Morgan Stanley.
A rarity in the advertising world, Jeanie is still at her first agency, having started at Leo Burnett right out of college. She holds a B.S. in Speech and a M.S. in Advertising from Northwestern University. She is also a graduate of McDonald’s Hamburger University.