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Advertising executive

Clifford Jay Einstein, American advertising executive. Recipient American Advertising award, 1968, 73, 79, Clio award, 1973, International Broadcast Public Service award, 1970, 85, National Addy award, 1979, Governor's award, 1987; named Creative Director of the West, Adweek Poll, 1982, Executive of West, 1986, Western States Association Advertising Agencies Leader of Year, 1992, Leader of the West, American Advertising Federation, 2002.


Einstein, Clifford Jay was born on May 4, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Harry and Thelma (Bernstein) Einstein.


Bachelor in English, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Otis College Art and Design, 2002. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Otis College Art and Design, 2002.


Writer Norman, Craig and Kummel, New York City, 1961-1962, Foote, Cone and Belding, Los Angeles, 1962-1964. Partner Silverman and Einstein, 1965-1967. President, creative director Dailey and Associates, 1968-1993, chairman, since 1994, also bd directors.

Director Campaign '80, advertising agency Reagan for President, 1980. Lecturer various colleges. Founder First Coastal Bank.

Board directors Cost Plus World Market, Mapleton Communications, Merchant House International.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Advertising Age. Producer: (play) Whatever Happened to Georgie Tapps, Los Angeles and San Francisco, 1980. Film appearances include Real Life, Modern Romance, Defending Your Life, Face/Off, 1997.

      Television appearance in Bizarre, Super Dave Show.


Board directors Discovery Fund for Eye Research. Chairman Emeritus Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. With United States Army, 1957.

Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, American Society of Composers, Screen Actors Guild, Directors Guild American, Hillcrest Country Club, California Club.


Married Madeline Mandel, January 28, 1962. Children: Harold Jay, Karen Holly.

Harry Einstein

Thelma (Bernstein) Einstein

Madeline Mandel

Harold Jay Einstein

Karen Holly Einstein