Ali Batı

Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett Bucharest, Romania

Before his current role at Leo Burnett Bucharest as their Chief Creative Officer, Ali Bati worked in Turkey, Italy, the UK and US. He has won over 100 national and international awards, while his work has also been recognized for effectiveness with several Effies.

Early on in his career, he brought Turkey’s first success at Cannes Lions, which also made him the youngest Turkish creative to be awarded at Cannes. He played a major role in DDB&Co ranking third as the Agency of the Year in Cannes. His work brought Turkey the first Grand Prix in an international festival, which helped his agency win the title of the Agency of the Year at Golden Drum. Ali was named by Luerzer’s Archive as the number one art director in the world.

He studied Graphic Design at Marmara University and Design and Technology at Parsons. He also pursued his academic career completing 2 MAs and 1 PhD.