Kaleeta McDade
Kaleeta McDade
Global Chief Experience Design Officer
At VML Kaleeta helps companies drive growth and human value through an unmatched understanding of brand and human behavior; while harnessing the power of innovation, design, data, and technology. Her near twenty years of experience spans numerous industries and geographies. Holding notable leadership and creative roles with Google Brand Studio, Apple, Sapient Shanghai, Deloitte Digital and Ogilvy.

Kaleeta has a proven ability to drive impact for brands, helping them shape a strategy and vision that deepens the customer relationship across every stage of the engagement lifecycle. Kaleeta's influence and leadership have shaped how customers around the world experience some of the largest brands in retail, sports, beauty and health. Her work has been revered by major clients such as Costco, Nike, Apple, Google, WNBA, LA Rams, Verizon, AT&T, Wellsfargo, NY Life, and

Kaleeta joined VMLY&R from Ogilvy as chief experience design officer, North America to jointly co-lead the agency’s growing experience design team. She is bridging creative storytelling, into storyliving across VML’s client portfolio.

Kaleeta has spoken at numerous conferences such as Cannes, MIT, Dreamforce, Adobe Summit, Adcolor, and NY Festivals. Lending her voice as a judge for Clios, ADC, D&AD, LIA, One Show, and Cannes.