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Steve Fontanot

Steve Fontanot

Steve is a leading expert in the creation of insight-led experiential marketing campaigns. He’s tasked with leading brand experience campaigns at Red Agency and across Havas Australia.

Prior to joining Red/Havas, Steve was the CEO of experiential marketing agency, Chieftain Communications – a company he founded and led for eight years. The agency was acquired in 2014.

Steve’s resume includes leading the Australian office of Making Waves, as well as building DDB’s experiential marketing and events division, which grew significantly under his leadership.

His ongoing passion is to create campaigns that drive consumer engagement through memorable and authentic brand experiences. Steve frequently speaks at government and industry events and has been a judge at numerous industry awards.

Steve has created campaigns for leading brands, including Tigerair, Carnival Cruise Lines, Singapore Tourism Board, Hilton, Tourism Whitsundays, Nestle, Telstra, Samsung, UBank, RACV, Coca-Cola, Sony, eBay, Real Insurance and Microsoft, to name a few.