Brian O’Neill

Creative Director / Strategist

Brand Architect, Writer, Film Maker, Storyteller Sportsfisherman.

An award-winning creative and marketing strategist, Brian is responsible for communicating the Blue World Voyages story worldwide, building awareness and equity for the brand. Brian began his career as a Copywriter and Associate Creative Director at Chiat/Day Advertising, one of the most acclaimed agencies in the country. He worked primarily on the Apple Computer account, from its inception through the Macintosh launch, as well as Holland America Cruises. In the business for nearly three decades, Brian has garnered virtually every international creative award, including numerous Cannes Lions and Clios. He is regularly selected to judge at prestigious award shows, most recently the Global Design Conference in Shenzhen, China. A recognized marketing consultant, Brian has been featured as a guest on CNBC, MSNBC and The Oprah Show, and has appeared in USA Today and the WSJ. He has also lectured on branding and advertising at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, and professional conferences across the country. Brian is a member of Master’s Hub, a collective of 18 distinguished marketing professionals around the world who collaboratively provide innovative branding solutions to Chinese companies looking to create an international presence. He is the co-founder of GoldbergMoserO’Neill Advertising, where he served as both the Vice-Chairman and Creative Director for eleven years. From its founding in 1990, the agency grew to be third largest in San Francisco, launching Dell Computer, Cisco, Kia Motors, Sempra Energy and EA Sports plus many other iconic brands.