How Shelley Stewart Subverted the System to Become an Advertising Success

The o2ideas co-founder shares his path and advice for the future

Shelley Stewart, co-founder of o2ideas, built a successful agency in Birmingham. o2ideas

All his life, Shelley Stewart has been breaking barriers to rise above poverty, brutality and prejudice. The founder of o2ideas, a 54-year-old agency in Birmingham, Alabama, overcame homelessness, abuse and discrimination by dedicating himself to education and entrepreneurialism.

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@zanger doug.zanger@adweek.com Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies.
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