Co-Host/The Advertising Show
As creator and co-host, Brad Forsythe brings 30 years of advertising, marketing and media experience to The Advertising Show. Brad began his career in broadcasting at Kansas City's KWKI-FM followed by Century Broadcasting's KSHE-FM in St. Louis and finally in Houston at General Cinema Corp's KRBE-FM. Having fulfilled successful stints at three top-rated major market radio stations, Brad decided to pursue a career in advertising. In 1980 he was hired as an Account Executive with the international advertising firm of Gray, O'Rourke, Sussman/Toronto, Houston, London. While working at Gray, O'Rourke's Houston offices, Forsythe was quickly promoted, rising to the title of Senior Vice President over the next three years.
With a strong entrepreneurial spirit Forsythe is currently leading three successful yet diverse companies. He resigned from Gray, O'Rourke in 1983 to co-found Forsythe & Butler, a full service advertising agency. Honored with numerous industry awards for creative excellence, Forsythe & Butler has built a solid reputation as an outstanding agency creating and executing successful campaigns for a variety of local, regional and national accounts.
Forsythe is also the founder of AdPointDirect, Inc., an innovative technology licensing company. He holds several US Patents for the development of digital media transaction platforms.
Additionally, Brad is creator and co-host of The Advertising Show, America's only globally delivered weekly program focusing on marketing, advertising, branding and media.
Forsythe provides consultative services for a variety of clients in media, package goods, retail and technology.