Chief Creative Officer, 180 Amsterdam
Kalle Hellzén is a multi-disciplined creative leader with over two decades of international experience having worked on four continents. With a genuine love for craft and deep roots in design, digital and film, Kalle is always looking for just the right amount of wrong at the intersection of stories, design, and innovation.
Before joining 180 Kingsday, Kalle served as Executive Creative Director at R/GA LA having previously established the US arm of the famous Swedish creative & fashion collective ACNE as Partner, Creative Director and Director. He has also held Executive Creative and Innovation positions at award-winning game development studio Toca Boca and Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
Kalle’s work has been recognised by the world's biggest creative award shows including Cannes Lions, Epica and ADCN, something he attributes to his amazing co-workers, collaborators and his brave clients like Lay’s, Mini and Flower Council of Holland. Alongside the wins, he has also been on the jury at Cannes Lions, ADCN, Le BOOK Connections, The Andy Awards, The A-List Awards, NXT Stage, PHNX Awards and Månadens Kampanj.