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Recognition

Inventor on 12 Patents filed by Nike
Phil Knight Cancer Challenge: Led employee campaign to raise $1B for Cancer Research 2014-2015
Advisor, Adjunct Instructor and Speaker at College for Creative Studies (CCS) since 2012
Member of the Advisory Council for the Cranbrook Academy of Art since 2011
Named in Ad Age’s Top 40 Marketers Under 40


Press

Ad Age - 40 under 40
Ad Age - VW targets web-savvy with online Beetle offer (page 2)
Ad Age - VW Launches largest flock of online short films ever
Ad Age - VW veteran Aragones brings digital branding fervor to Kia's ad shop
AP News - Cannes Future Lions Challenges Students to “Break Through”
AutoChannel - Volkswagen announces the launch of RadioVW... For Bugs Only
Automotive Digest - Cobalt Group Helps VW With Online Marketing Of Certified Vehicles...
Automotive News - VW vet brings Kia digital fervor
Axios: VSCO Continues to grow despite Instagram's Shadow
BrandRepublic - Nike launches Kinect-based fitness programme
Brandweek - People: Aragones: Digital Branding As Art
Brandweek - Rabbit Redux: Kia Eyes VW Playbook
Brandweek - Volkswagen Interactive Media Director Joins LA Agency
Business Wire - Future Lions Winners’ Quest for Impact
Cheddar - VSCO Rides Subscription Boom to 2 Million Paid Users
Communication Arts - Turbonium
Communication Arts - VW Autoshow 2000
Crain's Detroit Business - CCS summit to promote interactive design, tech
Design Interact - Site of the Week: Turbonium
Digitrends - VW Creates Online Buzz, Generates Sales for New Beetle
Hour Detroit Magazine - 24 Hours with…Tesa Aragones
LinkedIn - Introducing Our New CMO
Little Black Book - VSCO Invites App Users to Capture Street Style
Marketing Magazine - Nike launches Kinect-based fitness programme 
Microsoft - Nike+ Kinect Training Credits 
Mobile World live: VSCO Hires Top Talent To Fuel Growth
Motor Trend - VW Launches 'Force of Good' Web Site
New York Times - People and Accounts of Note 
Oregon Live - Nike is a gamer: Company introduces Microsoft Xbox 360 product 
PollStar - Radio VW 
Photo Editing App VSCO and AKQA Profile Gen Z Artists in Documentary-Like Campaign
PR Newswire - National Luminaries From Nike Inc, Ford Motor Company, Walt Disney And More Visiting Detroit's College For Creative Studies
Shoot Magazine - Integration, Not Segmentation
The Drum - Miami Ad School and other AKQA Future Lions winners named
The Holmes Report - Cannes: Behavioural Science Reminds Marketers To Focus On “Human Truths”
The VW Gazette - Proxicom Announces Launch of New VW.com
The VW Gazette - Volkswagen Announces Major New National Podcasting Campaign


Awards

2015 CLIO Sports Award Bronze: Nike+ Running on Samsung Gear S
2015 Mixx Awards Silver: Nike+ Training Club
2014 One Show Interactive Bronze: Nike+ Training Club
2013 Cannes Lion Silver: Nike+ Kinect Training: Direct Marketing
2013 Clio Silver: Nike+ Kinect Training: Branded Entertainment & Content Games
2013 Game Marketing Awards - Gold: Outstanding Overall Marketing Campaign - Family Games. Nike+ Kinect Training
2013 Nominee for Best Video Game: (Sports/Fitness) by The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Nike+ Kinect Training
2012 Webby Award Mobile: Nike Training Club
2011 Wall Street Journal Best Ad: Nike Training Club
2011 Bronze Clio: Nike Training Club (Interactive Division)
2011 Creative Review: Nike Training Club (In Book)
2011 IAB Creative Showcase: Nike Training Club
2011 FWA Mobile Site of the Day: Nike Training Club
2011 NMA - Best Use of Mobile: Nike Training Club Mobile
2011 WSJ Best Ad of 2011: Nike Training Club Mobile
2011 Cannes Cyber Lion: Nike Training Club Mobile
2010 HIVE awards: Nike Training Club Mobile
2010 Communication Arts: Nike Training Club
2009 Cannes Cyber Lion: Nike Training Club
2007 Ad Age names Tesa Aragones one of the "Top 40 Under 40" marketers to watch
2007 Reggie Awards Interactive/Online Promotion: "Halloween Horror Nights"
2006 Best-in-show Cyber Grand Prix: Volkswagen GTI
2006 "Won Report" reported that the VW Passat 120 Features Website the 2nd most awarded online campaign in the world
2005 Webby Best Automotive Website: "vw.com 2005 redesign"
2004 Canadian Web Awards "Outstanding Website Web Award – vw.ca"
2002, 2003 and 2004: vw.com was rated #1 by JD Power for Dealer Satisfaction with Online Buying
2002 Silver Effie: "Round For A Reason"
2002 Gold Effie: "It’s So Worth It."
2001 Silver Effie: "Milky Way"
2000 Communications Arts Award of Excellence Interactive Design Annual
2000 Grand Clio Interactive: Turbonium.com
2000 London International Grandprize website: Turbonium.com
1999 Gold Effie: "The New Beetle"
Effie Award: Volkswagen: Drivers Wanted


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