On Brand With Nick Westergard

Hosted ByNick Westergard

On Brand helps organizations and individuals tell stronger stories and build better brands. Each week host Nick Westergaard, author of Brand Now and Get Scrappy, interviews marketing and communication thought leaders or those working for innovative brands like Adobe, Ben & Jerry’s, Maker’s Mark, the Minnesota Vikings, The Onion, Salesforce, and Whole Foods. For show notes and more, please visit http://onbrandpodcast.com.

The Intersection of Marketing & Entertainment with Aisea Laungaue

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Aisea Laungaue is a Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Anomaly LA. Throughout his global career, his work has sat at the intersection of marketing and entertainment for brands ranging from boy bands to whiskey brands. We discussed all of this and more this week on the On Brand podcast.

About Aisea Laungaue

Aisea Laungaue was born to Tongan parents in New Zealand, growing up in Australia, and now calls Los Angeles home. All that means is that he has a lot of passports and can quickly tell you when the best times are to organize a call between all those countries.

Aisea is Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Anomaly Los Angeles, where he’s overseen its growth from just himself as the first employee to a team of over 100 serving the likes of General Mills, HOKA, Expedia, and Inspire Brands (Jimmy John’s and Buffalo Wild Wings). His team’s work has been recognized everywhere from Cannes and Effies, from the NYPost to Vogue. He was previously Co-Head of Planning at Anomaly New York with leadership stints at Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney and New York and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Los Angeles.

From the Show

What brand has made Aisea smile recently? I was intrigued when Aisea asked if he could share a smile that also made him think. The brand? Building brands for creators, he pointed us to Beyoncé and the recent success of Cowboy Carter. However, it made him think … You’ll have to listen to the show to learn why.

Connect with Aisea on LinkedIn and X and check out the Anomaly website.

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