Andrew Kessler

Andrew Kessler is a creative director and entrepreneur who has dedicated his career to thinking about innovation, audience, and design. His experience at creative agencies, start-ups, and brands enables him to solve systemic problems with creative solutions. He founded the nonprofit creative agency, AGO in 2018 to apply the top-shelf strategic and creative talent historically reserved for selling products for big brands to emerging and ambitious NGOs.

Kessler is the critically-acclaimed, author of “Martian Summer”, his non-fiction account of working with NASA’s Phoenix Mars Mission. His award-winning launch campaign featured a beautifully-designed book store that only sold one book but yielded over 2 million media impressions and a horoscope.

Andrew has a degree in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley. He has produced space television for Discovery Channel, written about light bulb salesmen for the New York Times, been a frequent guest on NPR, university lecturer and a featured speaker at the 92Y, Maker Faire, and SXSW.