Kenneth Hein is US Editor of The Drum. Prior to joining the Drum, he led dentsu's U.S. communications during a period of historic growth. Hein was promoted from his global communications role at dentsu's gyro where he elevated the independent start-up to the Advertising Age and ANA Business-to-Business Agency of the Year. Hein joined gyro from J. Walter Thompson where he built the PR department in its New York headquarters office from the ground up. Before joining JWT, he spent more than a decade as an editor covering marketing and advertising at Adweek, Brandweek and other top publications. He is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal Award for Excellence in Journalism, a D&AD Pencil, the Ad Club President’s Award as well as numerous other accolades.