Brand Storyteller & Business Owner — 25 Years of helping brands to instill confidence, impact culture and inspire devotion.
"Think you have a small business, positioning, messaging, sales or brand problem I can't solve? Try me."
Mike Ozan is a writer, brand strategist and creative visionary. For twenty years he has led the award winning creative team at TWIST known as the Fearless Thinkers on a mission to help challenger brands impress the world.
With an entrepreneurial fist, a full-throttle drive and a fearless beating heart, Mike Ozan is not just a writer, not just a brand strategist, not just a business problem solver, but an unstoppable rebel force in Cleveland, Ohio – a creative force to be reckoned with. For the last two decades, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of TWIST Creative Inc. Mike Ozan, has been notorious for creating solutions that turn heads, warm hearts and shake foundations. One of his team members once said, “When it looks as though Mike Ozan is on the ropes, he probably just put himself there to figure his way off of ‘em.” It’s true, that’s what he does: he puts himself in the shoes of the audience, works a plan and then executes.
A native Clevelander, Mike is passionate about brand building for neighborhoods and working with nonprofits to innovate new communication platforms that use the principles of advertising to educate and invite participation in actions which disrupt the cycle of poverty. The chief creative behind hundreds of brands, today Mike focuses his energy on finding disruptive new answers for regional challenger brands who face competitors who outspend them 100 to 1.
Mike and the team at TWIST have received hundreds of awards for their brand storytelling, visual identity, advertising campaigns and content platforms.