About

Creative Commerce is an investment and strategy firm that connects you with the partners, funding, and advice you need to succeed in the world of television and electronic commerce. With expertise in direct response advertising and online marketing, Creative Commerce provides strategy and consulting, investment capital, and marketing services in the areas of direct response television, electronic retailing, live home shopping channels, and new media and technology, in the U.S. and around the world.

Creative Commerce combines cutting edge thinking with decades of experience to help businesses connect directly to the consumer via television, the Internet and other digital media.

Ed GarrubboEdwin P. Garrubbo, CEO

Before founding Creative Commerce, Ed served as the CEO of American Telecast Products, LLC. His oversight and insights on more than a dozen celebrity-driven direct response television campaigns, including Christie Brinkley and Chuck Norris for Total Gym, Suzanne Somers, Cher, Victoria Jackson and Jane Fonda and others, helped make ATP into a premiere multi-channel marketer of consumer products. After negotiating the sale of ATP’s media buying subsidiary to a private equity firm, Ed formed Creative Commerce.

Ed was a member of the Board of Directors of Value Vision Media (aka ShopNBC)  2009-2012. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Electronic Retailing Association, in Washington, D.C., is a founding Board member of ERA Europe. Early in his career, Ed worked as an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of Venable, LLP, in its Advertising, Marketing and New Media Practice Group. He graduated with a degree in International Relations/Spanish from Colgate University and with honors from Tulane Law School. He is a citizen of the United States and Italy. When Ed is not working, he and his family are busy reviewing Italian restaurants online at www.Garrubbo.com.

  1. Why We Exist

    Marketing to today's consumer requires a willingness to listen, learn, and engage in activities at various touch points across multiple channels.

    Experts in direct response, dComm provides the marketing insights, services, and technologies that generate measurable results, increase returns, and enable growth. Learn More

  2. The Team

    Angus Glover Wilson - President

    Angus is a former executive at NBC-iVillage, and has managed dComm since its inception. He brings over ten years of digital media and marketing experience, both start-up and corporate, from both sides of the Atlantic. In his prior tenure at iVillage Inc., his roles included management of multi-million dollar revenue generators such as the company's email marketing and e-commerce businesses, and the iVillage UK subsidiary. Angus studied for his BSc in Geology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Francisco Lewis - Creative & Technical Director

    Francisco is responsible for the digital creative vision for dComm's clients. A recognized leader in his field, Francisco has been the keynote speaker at numerous Internet conferences and was featured on Bloomberg TV. Francisco came to dComm from developing such ubiquitous online brands as Forbes.com, Vonage, SoBe, and Premiumoutlets.com. At Forbes, he was Senior Creative Director of Forbes.com, the flag-ship site. Becoming profitable in its first year, Forbes.com was one of the first advertiser-supported web businesses to achieve profitability. Francisco is a member of the New York Society of Art Directors, and a dedicated volunteer for The Employment Channel. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Advertising Design from Hunter University.

    Chris Harris - Creative Director

    Chris is an ad veteran and filmmaker who began his 15-year career in brand advertising creating winning campaigns for clients such as Ford, McDonald's and Hunt Wesson....
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