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Billy Burke

Class 2012

Billy Burke has combined a gift for storytelling, a life immersed in athletics and the creative arts, strong business sense and an unquenchable cultural curiosity to become a premier brand strategist. He’s determined to change the way sports, art, commerce, and culture work together.


His brand strategy and marketing work has driven large ROI returns for start up and Fortune 500 companies alike. Burke has also Created and Executive Produced various series for The Madison Square Garden Network, The History Channel and Fuse Network.


An award winning filmmaker, executive producer, and brand strategist, Burke holds a masters degree in branding and is a graduate from the School of Visual Arts where he received the Paula Rhodes Award for Academic Excellence as part of the 2012 class at SVA.

The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


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Studio Manager


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Co-founder, Faculty Advisor