'What Have We Done?' Marketers, Agencies Aren't Shy About Trump Win

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Top marketing and ad agency executives reacted on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as the presidential election pivoted from their early expectations. Here's a chronological tour.

David Droga, creative chairman and founder, Droga5:

Wendy Clark, president and CEO, DDB North America:

Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase:

Lou Paskalis, senior VP-enterprise media planning, investment and measurement executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, posted a tweet that he apparently later deleted. With the photo below, it read

I came prepared for a @realDonaldTrump surprise. Leaving for @Canada if @NBCNews calls it for the A-hole #ImWithHer (still pretty confident) pic.twitter.com/rxAS5wGwM0

— Lou Paskalis (@LouPas) November 9, 2016

Credit: Lou Paskalis via Twitter

Tim Calkins, clinical professor of marketing, the Kellogg School of Management:


Jonathan Mildenhall, CMO, Airbnb:

Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia:

Jim Stengel, former CMO of Procter & Gamble:

Bryan Wiener, chairman, 360i:


Jeff Jones, president of ride sharing, Uber:

Noah Mallin, head of social, MEC:

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