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Ryan Reynolds and George Dewey are the co-founders of Maximum Effort, the subversive marketing company racking up viral hits, lighting up pop culture, and disrupting the industry.

Ryan Reynolds is best known for co-writing, producing and starring in the Deadpool franchise. He is the owner of Mint Mobile, as well as Aviation Gin, which was acquired last year by Diageo for $660 million dollars.

George Dewey spent 16 years at McCann, working up the ranks from intern to ECD. After stints at SpaceX, 20th Century Fox and Annapurna Pictures, George joined Ryan in 2018 as President of Maximum Effort.

Some of the agency’s greatest hits include the ad campaign for Deadpool 2 that defied every convention of entertainment marketing. The longstanding Ryan Reynolds vs Hugh Jackman feud to cross promote Aviation Gin and Laughing Man coffee. Reprising the infamous Peloton actress to star in an Aviation promo. And “Match Made in Hell,” an ad for Match.com depicting the whirlwind romance of the devil and the female personification of “2020.”

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