Andrew Essex is the CEO of Tribeca Enterprises, the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival. Andrew was formerly Vice Chairman of Droga5, a leading advertising agency where he served as the founding CEO until 2013. Under his leadership, Droga5 was Adweek's U.S. Agency of the Year, one of FastCompany's Most Innovative Companies, and named to Advertising Age's Agency A-List for four consecutive years. Prior to Droga5, he was the founding editor-in-chief of Absolute Magazine and executive editor of Details Magazine, and held a number of editorial posts including at the New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, Salon.com and Interview. Andrew serves on the Advisory Board of the Camden Technology Conference, is an Advisor to the NYU Reynolds Program for Social Entrepreneurship, and is the author of two books: The Story of the Globe.com and Chasing Cool. Andrew has an MA and BA in American Literature from NYU.