Adam Gorode is the Co-Founder and CEO of AGW.
Gorode co-leads the award winning agency’s creative vision and growth, working with iconic companies that include Condé Nast, Red Bull, Dots, Armani Exchange, MTV, Mother New York, and ’47 among others.
Under Gorode’s leadership AGW has gained notoriety for their unique ability to engineer brands’ participation in elusive cultural circles earning the company over 11 awards in the last year, including a Webby and a Clio for their work with HBO, and a Mashable Mashie for their work with Target.
Prior to founding AGW, Gorode worked with agencies and Fortune 500 companies, crafting digital strategies that helped his clients adapt to the emergence of multichannel networks and shifting consumer behaviors.
Gorode's career started at Syracuse University, where he studied music business and moonlighted as a concert promoter booking Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and several dozen acts to campus. Gorode recognized early on that social media and mobile technology would upend industries and expanded his focus beyond music to create a company equipped to take advantage of the new landscape, in pursuit of fostering richer exchanges between culture creators and brands.
Katie Witkin is the Co-Founder and COO of AGW.
Since co-founding the agency at 25 in 2013, Witkin co-leads the award winning integrated and marketing communications agency working with iconic brands including Condé Nast, Dots, Armani Exchange, MTV, Mother New York, and ’47 among others.
Witkin is one of the driving forces behind the agency’s success, spearheading AGW’s account operations and developing innovative strategies to guide AGW’s impressive client roster.
Witkin is a member of the Forbes Agency Council, and as a proud University of Wisconsin-Madison Alum, she helps run The Madison Square Badgers Alumni group in the New York greater area and sits on the board.
Prior to founding AGW, Witkin began her career at Sony as a Sony College Marketing Representative and later took on social media leadership roles at music digital marketing agency, Sneak Attack Media, and music subscription service, eMusic.