Award-winning advertising writer. Witty comedian. Talented speaker.
Having a rich cultural background, Rick Kiesewetter never ceases to astonish his public with unique observations on the world. Rick was adopted in Japan, raised in New Jersey and is now a British citizen, proud to share his broad expertise which covers topics ranging from the US Military Intelligence to being the first Asian contender in the cult UK TV show, Gladiators.
Before becoming a professional stand-up comedian, Rick Kiesewetter spent 20 years in the advertising industry, teaching his workshop Stand Up For Advertising focusing on the skills used by comedians and how it applies to business and life. He has taken this workshop to Miami Ad School, Bucks Uni and Google.
Rick grew up in the US and recently spent time working in the UK. He is a specialist in American and UK business cultures, the pitfalls and advantages of language differences. Over the years, Rick has been asked to speak about advertising creativity to recruitment agencies and advertising agencies in both countries.
"A champion of creative ideas, pushing the creative profile of the agency and the work itself."
John Treacy Executive Creative Director Proximity
"The best presentation I have ever seen." Andy Murray SVP Walmart
"You manage to teach us in a fun, engaging way, outside our comfort zone."
Chris Nash Miami Ad Student