Mike Van Linda
Creative Director, RPA, USA
Mike Van Linda is a Creative Director with over 15 years agency experience. Prior to RPA, Mike worked at industry-leading shops 180LA, 72andSunny, The Martin Agency and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. In addition to leading creative on the Honda brand, Mike helps oversee various pro bono accounts: from the Los Angeles LGBT Center, to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The latter partnership resulted in the creation of the Imaginary Friend Society – a 2-year project designed to helps kids better understand cancer better through a series of animated films. The films have been permanently adopted by leading pediatric cancer hospitals worldwide and translated into over a dozen languages. Throughout his career, Mike has been recognized by several distinguished award shows including, the Cannes Lions, One Show, Clios, ADC and the Webby’s. In 2018, Mike was honored to be included on Adweek’s Creative 100 list.