About In case you were wondering what happened to the 8th grade Valedictorian, you’ve just found him. Jimmy Madsen spun those A’s in Spelling, Phonics and Language Arts into a career in Advertising as a Copywriter.
Today he works at a division of Ogilvy, with a strong background in television, branding, retail, direct marketing, and social media.
He even managed a creative team to launch a new product line into a new category, from positioning, naming, and package design, to advertising and collateral, web videos, and trade show booths.
His work has taken him across the United States and Canada – from Hawaiian caves with Bob Vila, to the kitchens of Mr. Food.
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