Mullen is an American advertising and marketing communications agency based in Boston, Massachusetts. One of its more notable campaigns was creating the Monster.com Super Bowl commercial When I Grow Up. The agency has also earned critical acclaim for its viral film Pac-Man Puppet Show. Mullen is a four-time winner of Adweek New England Agency of the Year. Joe Grimaldi is Mullen's CEO.
Mullen was founded in 1970 by Jim Mullen supported by the agency's original creative director, Paul Silverman and then-COO Joe Grimaldi. Over the years, the company grew steadily into the 22nd largest agency in the United States. It is a leading independent brand within the Interpublic Group of Companies. The agency provides creative, media, brand planning, direct-marketing, interactive, design, public relations and marketing-to-women services for established brands and brands in transition.
In 2011 the agency was named to Ad Age's A list as the third best agency in the country. In the same year, Fast Company named Mullen to its top 10 innovative marketing and advertising companies.