Executive Creative Director, North America
Eric David Johnson, p/k/a/ DJ Bunny Ears, is a music supervisor, record producer, director, musician, filmmaker, writer, photographer & DJ. Rooted as an independent artist, he is a multi-award-winning music producer having spent over 22 years in the advertising industry. Prior to his current role as the Executive Creative Director of North America for Massive Music, Eric began his career with ad agency Wieden + Kennedy, followed by senior roles with Young & Rubicam New York, DDB Chicago, Randall Poster’s music supervision firm, Search Party Music and as the Senior Vice President, Executive Integrated Music Producer at McCann NY. Eric has won numerous industry awards and accolades working with/for such clients as: Nike, Microsoft, Coke, Mastercard, Verizon, Lockheed Martin, MGM, State Street Global Advisors, L’Oreal, and National Geographic. He has also written and directed music videos and award-winning TV commercials for Nike. Originally from Milwaukee, Eric's nomadic career has led him to live in Portland, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, Brooklyn, New Jersey and now in upstate New York, where he currently resides with his young family. He is the creator/host/producer of “Imaginary Soundtracks” on SONOS Radio, part of the music/art collective Pulseprogamming, and regularly DJs at events and venues around the world. Eric is widely regarded as a thought leader in best practices for music-centric creative advertising/marketing and regularly participates in international panels, juries and conferences such as SXSW, Cannes, AICPs, CLIOs, London International Awards, Adweek, Reeperbahn Festival, CMJ, BUMA Music In Motion (Amsterdam), Canadian Music Week, A2IM Indie Week, MIDEM, Music Finland, SPOT (Denmark), Roskilde and Iceland Airwaves, to name a few.