And unlike women, we can easily see the value having a robot adds: Speed. Efficiency. Real-time sports stats. Non-existent emotions.
And honestly, AI is just funnier. Computers can do Seinfeld and Dave Chapelle jokes. Last time someone told me to be more like Jerry Seinfeld, I flat-out refused.
So, am I worried about my future job prospects as a creative in advertising? Yes. I always have been. I’m lucky to be here at all, frankly.
But the agency folks who are putting together decks about their brilliant new “AIxecutive CreAItive DAIrector” should be absolutely terrified. Because this particular woman and every other agency on the planet has already thought of it.
And a computer won’t save you from the lack of original thinking a lack of diversity in creative leadership brings.
Note: I tried to get chatGPT to write this article for me. But it didn’t listen. Perhaps I will try to be “less aggressive with my tone” next time.