Ed Evangelista is a judge on the ABC's "American Inventor."

Ed Evangelista is an award-winning executive creative director at the New York Headquarters of JWT, where he has spent the last eight years creating campaigns for brands including The Diamond Trading Company (formerly known as DeBeers), Rolex, Smirnoff, Elizabeth Arden, Merrill Lynch and ThermaSilk.

Prior to his tenure at JWT, Evangelista spent eleven years helping to build Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/EURO RSCG into a household name. During that time, he developed award-winning campaigns for Life Magazine, Windstar Sail Cruises, MCI and more. Additionally, he was responsible for steering creative campaigns for Volvo, Club Med and Phillips Electronics, among others, with his long-time ad partner, Chris D'Rozario.

Evangelista began his career working at DellaFeminaTravisano, Backer Spielvogel. During that time he also launched a construction company. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and is a husband and loving father to his wife and two children. He currently lives on Long Island in New York.

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