Alemsah Ozturk, Chief Happiness Officer, co-founded 4129 In February 2007. In the first 5 years, 4129 Become the most awarded and successful digital advertising agency of Turkey. As a result, 4129 Acquired by WPP in 2012, pushing the boundaries even more.
Before 4129, He founded several agencies and startups, naming him the youngest creative director in Turkey at the age of 24. Alemsah’s work on prestigious accounts over the last 20 years has been honoured at Cannes Lions, the Clio Awards, Eurobest, Golden Drum, D&AD, Webby awards and many others.
He has worked as a jury in Cannes Lions, Golden Drum, New York Festivals and several other local & global award shows.
He is very active in social media with 250k+ followers on twitter, sharing his thoughts on his blog about creative culture and self development. Alemsah is also very influential speaker and sought by many organisations such as TEDx, and international creativity conferences.
He is acknowledged as the entrepreneurial example of Turkey by USA VP Joe Biden. As an angel investor, he invested into more than 15 startups and he spend time for mentoring young entreprenuers.
As of May 2015, Alemsah Ozturk became the new CEO of 4129Grey, merging Grey Istanbul Advertising Agency and 4129 Digital Advertising agency into a new fully integrated communication agency.
While he isn’t working on creative projects, he tries to finish his next book, writes articles for Harvard Business Review and plays games.”