Linda Knight
Linda Knight
Chief Creative Officer
Observatory
Linda Knight is CCO of Observatory, ‘an agency for the content era’, and one of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies 2020 and 2021. Observatory provides corporate clients with strategic and creative solutions that leverage the power of popular culture to build brands and drive business results. Recognized as one of Business Insider's “30 Most Creative Women in Advertising”, Linda spent her formative years at W+K Portland and Amsterdam. She succeeded in what had long been male-dominated categories, completing the "sports trifecta," creating campaigns for the Super Bowl, the Olympics, and the World Cup. She has also produced platforms dedicated to inspiring young women for Nike, adidas, Gatorade, and The GRAMMYs. Previously, Linda was CCO of Phenomenon, a creative and business consulting agency, working with clients that included DC Universe, Warner Bros., and HBO Max. Prior to that, she was Executive Creative Director at TBWA\Chiat\Day, where she produced award- winning creative work for clients including Intel, Uniqlo, The GRAMMYs, Netflix, and Peak Games. Born in Australia, Linda was one of the first international hires made by Wieden+Kennedy and spent almost a decade working in the Portland and Amsterdam offices, predominantly on Nike.