Joe Galli President of Carpenter Group

Venkat Patla


Venkat is a brand and content expert. He spent 20 plus years as a creative director and copywriter for both B2B and B2C brands. He has wide ranging experience in financial, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. He brings a blend of client-side and agency experience. Most recently, Venkat was the Director of Copy, Creative Solutions at UBS where he created and managed integrated campaigns for high and ultra high-net-worth audiences. He was also the brand and copy lead on the UBS client digital experience iPad App.

Prior to UBS, Venkat was creative director at Publicis Groupe’s Leo Burnett where he worked on the Options Industry Council, Fifth Third Bank, Guardian Insurance and Jeffries in addition to Avis and Budget Group. 

M.S. Advertising, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University