Greg Kihlstrom
Principal, VP of Digital Strategy
Carousel30
@carousel30

Greg is the founder of Carousel30 and a digital strategist and interactive creative director who has received numerous awards and honors from the Webby Awards, ADDYs, American Marketing Association, iMedia Connection, Summit Creative Awards, and others after over 15 years of experience in the advertising industry. He has been published in best-selling books by Rockport Publishers and Cresent Hill Books and industry related magazines such as Communication Arts and Graphis, has exhibited work in galleries around the country, and has been featured on prestigious industry and design related websites. Greg has been featured in Advertising Age, Website Magazine, Web Designer Magazine, Smart CEO Magazine, The Washington Post and Voice of America and has participated as a judge in renowned design competitions around the country. Greg frequently speaks at industry events on a global basis and has led panel discussions at such events as Internet Week New York, Internet Summit, Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit, Digital Capital Week and the Virginia Tech Conference on Social Media and Tourism in Italy. He is a regular contributing writer to iMedia Connection, a leading online publication for the digital marketing community.

While at Carousel30, he has worked along with many top brands, on a number of campaigns, including AOL, AARP, Ben & Jerry's, Geico Direct, Miller Lite, MTV, Starbucks, The Nature Conservancy, TV One and Washington Wizards. He is on the board of directors of the DC Ad Club, the premier organization in Washington, D.C. for the advertising industry, where is also serving as a mentor in the Club's Career Catalyst program and has served on the ADDYs and Communications Committees for the past two years. He serves on The Trust for the National Mall's Communications Advisory Committee along with a group of marketing experts from agencies around the country.