Creative Operations Los Angeles 2023

Making Creative Work Better


Jae Goodman

Founder and CEO at Superconnector Studios, Board Chair at Effie Worldwide

Superconnector Studios

Jae Goodman is Founder and CEO of Superconnector Studios, a Management Consultancy, Brand Entertainment Producer, and Talent-Led-Consumer-Product Accelerator. Prior to Superconnector Studios, Jae was Founder of Observatory, one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies” in 2020, 2021 and 2022; initially formed in 2006 when Goodman joined Creative Artists Agency as first-ever Chief Creative Officer and Co-Head of CAA Marketing.

Goodman has earned four Cannes Lions Grand Prix in four different categories (Film, Cyber, PR, Entertainment), thirty-three Cannes Lions in total, seventeen Webby awards, four Emmys from twelve Emmy nominations, and four Gold Effies including the coveted David vs. Goliath.

Jae is also responsible for the first and second brand films ever accepted to the Sundance Film Festival, 2018 YouTube Ad of the Year “That Rewrites the Rules” and AdWeek Media Plan of the Year 2020.

Goodman has been named to Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 1000, AdWeek's Creative 100, Ad Age’s Creativity 50, Campaign’s 40 over 40, and PR Week’s Hot List. Goodman is a two-time Cannes Lions Jury President, and is currently serving a three year term as Board Chair of Effie Worldwide.

Goodman lives in Nashville and Los Angeles with his wife and two children, where he serves on the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Hospital, the Board of Directors of pioneering Virtual Product Placement company Ryff, and is on the faculty at his alma mater, UCLA.

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