Creative Operations New York 2023

Making Creative Work Better


Jerry Melichar

Managing Director of Operations


Jerry Melichar is the Managing Director of Operations at VMLY&R in New York where he works closely with all departments to bring efficiencies and workflow improvements to creative and business operations across the agency.

Prior to joining VMLY&R, Jerry was the North America Director of Operations at Spark44, managing the Broadcast Production, Project Management and Digital Content teams for the Jaguar Land Rover brands. Jerry has also worked as an Operations lead for Vice Media, Focus Features/Universal Studios and Magnet Media. He holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. As an Adjunct Professor for NYU Stern, he developed and co-taught a course focusing on in-person and online business communication best practices.

What others say

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

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

Alicia Jacolow
Saatchi & Saatchi

It was so easy to connect with the presenters - having some one-on-one time with them where I could ask specific questions was incredible!

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