Richard Ward

Chairman & CEO


Richard is the guiding light behind 22squared. Since joining as President & CEO in 2006, he has led the agency on a growth juggernaut, tripling in size and growing clients, employees, service offerings and revenue. Richard has driven the fiercely independent agency to one of the top in the nation, with a blend of startup passion and innovation ethos. Prior to joining 22squared, he served as Managing Director of FCB/San Francisco, helped launch the Internet startup search company Infoseek, worked on the team that ushered in an era of explosive growth at AOL and managed global business development as a consultant for eBay. Richard’s unique ability to cultivate talent, culture and creative, makes him unique among today’s breed of visionary leaders.