About Truth

We develop thoughtful digital strategy and creative design that connects with consumers and helps clients grow their businesses.

Whatever the path, we always look for brand and consumer insights to guide us, as well as ways to create a consistent experience across touch points. We also believe in close collaboration with our clients and their partners to optimize results. We start with the question, “What do we want to accomplish?” From there, we look to see which pieces are involved and figure out the best approach.

We’re flexible, experienced, and focused on our clients, not agency expansion.


Kenan Aktulun | Founder, Executive Creative Director
Kenan, the founder of Truth NYC, has 20+ years of online, interactive design, usability, and branding experience, in addition to years of offline, print design experience. He held positions as VP/Group Creative Director at iCrossing and Digitas where he led and managed online marketing projects and pitches. Prior to that he was SVP/Group Creative Director at DraftDigital where he established a first-class digital media team with an expertise in strategic design and interactive solutions for online projects.

Kenan also founded the iPhone Photography Awards™ (IPPAWARDS), which is the first and longest running international iPhone photography competition. It has garnered press from global news outlets from Time Magazine to Vanity Fair Italia.

Brian Flint | Partner, Managing Director
Brian brings over 20+ years of experience as a brand and digital marketing executive to Truth NYC. His unique background includes positions running large marketing organizations at companies like American Express, Adobe, E*TRADE and Acxiom, as well as providing strategic counsel and account leadership at digital agencies like Digitas and Wunderman. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Born in Argentina, Brian speaks fluent Spanish and brings international experience to the table. He recently opened our West Coast office although he continues to spend time with clients on the East Coast as well.

Heather Mansfield | Partner, Creative Director
Heather has over 15 years experience in content strategy and branding. She has helped clients including Bank of America, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and Computer Associates develop their brands, launch successful digital and print campaigns, and capitalize on social media and content marketing initiatives. She led teams at DraftDigital and Scient (now Razorfish), and worked on branding initiatives at Siegel & Gale. She holds an MA in English literature from Penn State.

Heather is an avid runner and preparing to run her fifth marathon this year in Chicago. She has also competed in endurance events including Tough Mudders and Spartans.

Mehmet Petek | Senior Developer