Simon Au

Executive Creative Director, The Kitchen, KraftHeinz

Simon Au is the North American Executive Creative Director at Kraft Heinz's internal agency, The Kitchen. Under his leadership, the agency has achieved remarkable growth, expanding to over 100+ team members spanning two countries and overseeing 15 brands, all within just two years. The agency has earned numerous awards worldwide, including recognition at Cannes and being named the Drum's Global In-House Agency of the Year.

Simon's driving force behind his work lies in sparking cultural conversations that transcend traditional media. His innovative approach has garnered attention in prominent publications such as The New York Times, The Drew Barrymore Show, Hype Beast, and Fast Company.

Beyond his contributions to The Kitchen, Simon is a dedicated advocate for diversity and inclusion in the industry, particularly championing BIPOC and LGBTQ+ representation throughout his career.