Andrew Swinand is CEO of Leo Burnett North America. He was previously the founder and CEO of marketing startup The Abundancy, and co-founded its holding company Abundant Venture Partners (AVP), an incubator focused on building media and healthcare companies. Prior to that, Andrew was president of Starcom MediaVest Group, the world’s largest media agency.

Andrew has also worked for Procter & Gamble as a Brand Manager in their beauty care group and a Marketing Director for Reflect.com LLC. He started his career at BBDO as an Account Supervisor. He has been recognized by Advertising Age as a Media Maven, Mediaweek magazine as one of the Industry’s “Power 50” and Media Magazine’s “Rising Star”, appeared on the Crain’s Chicago Business “40 under 40” list, and was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement in 2008. Andrew currently serves as Chairman of the Board at Education Funding Partners

Andrew served as an officer in the platoon leader in the 3rd Infantry Division, in the U.S. Army. He holds a degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.