Advertising Hall of Famer
Linda Kaplan Thaler
Linda Kaplan Thaler is responsible for some of America’s most famous, relevant and touching advertising campaigns in the industry, including the Aflac duck and the daring “Yes, Yes, Yes” campaign for Clairol Herbal Essences. She has authored and composed jingles that are among the industry’s gold standard, including “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us Kid,” and “Kodak Moments.” Linda is an accomplished theatrical improviser, with a degree from the acclaimed Upright Citizen’s Brigade, and leads improvisational sessions for corporate meeting around the country.
Linda is also a celebrated author and television personality. Her collaborations with coauthor Robin Koval have all become national bestsellers, including “The Power of Nice” and their newest bestseller, “GRIT to GREAT,” which has been listed as one of the top business books for 2015.