Douglas Van Praet

EVP, Group Planning Director at Deutsch LA, Marketing & Advertising


Douglas Van Praet is Executive Vice President at Deutsch LA, one of the nation's hottest ad agencies, where his responsibilities include Group Planning Director for the highly acclaimed and coveted Volkswagen account. Van Praet is recognized as an industry leader in unconscious behaviorism and a pioneer in applying neurobiology and evolutionary psychology to business problems. His unique approach using reverse-engineered behavioral change therapy and neuroscience has produced effective, award-winning campaigns and product launches for leading advertisers of many of the world's most successful brands. Doug is also the athor ofUnconscious Branding: How Neuroscience Can Empower (and Inspire) Marketing.