Creative Operations Los Angeles 2023

Making Creative Work Better


Corey O'Brien

VP - Strategy & Solutions

Aquent Studios

Corey O'Brien, VP of Strategy & Solutions at Aquent Studios, is a seasoned leader with 17 years of experience in creative and digital marketing agencies. His diverse background in web design, liberal arts, and an MBA fuels his ability to spearhead all go-to-market strategies and new business development efforts for Aquent Studios. Based in Seattle, Corey supports new client engagements throughout North America, leveraging his expertise in assisting over two dozen in-house creative agencies and marketers through operational transformations. With a unique blend of strategic thinking and creative execution, Corey is an ideal partner for in-house creative leaders looking to enhance process efficiency, develop new capabilities, and achieve scalability within their in-house agencies. Previously serving as EVP at Filter, he holds a bachelor's degree in Integral Liberal Arts and an MBA.

What others say

HS Creative Operations events are not only insightful, but a great way to connect and network!

Alicia Jacolow
Saatchi & Saatchi

HS Creative Operations was a great chance to see people in person again, focus my attention on the presentations, and see how other agencies are tackling today's issues.

Dan Dove

The 2023 HS Creative Operations event in NYC provided me with the opportunity to make great connections with fellow Creative Operatives, to learn new processes, see new tools and create lasting relationships to help further my career!

Corey Pomkoski