Partner / CCO, Zambezi
Gavin Lester is a seasoned creative with over 20 years of advertising experience that spanned two continents before landing at Zambezi as Partner + Chief Creative Officer in 2017. There he has overseen work on brands like Beats by Dre, UKG, Traeger, TaylorMade, and just recently – Under Armour.
Lester rose to the top of the industry working at notable agencies like 180, BBH London, GS&P, and Deutsch LA. Throughout his career he’s led attention-grabbing campaigns such as Google’s “Year in Search” 2016; Levi Odyssey; and Beats by Dre Powerbeats Pro; and has worked across an array of categories for clients like KFC, Audi, Google TV, Sony, Netflix, Nintendo, Sprint, and Comcast.
In addition to his career in advertising, Lester is a fine artist. His art intends to celebrate and explain individuality in a trending world; and encourages others to find creativity in unexpected places.