Allen Steven Kay (November 25, 1945 – November 27, 2022) was an American advertising executive and businessman. He created a television advertisement for Xerox that aired during the 1976 Super Bowl, featuring a monk called Dominic Kay is also known for his "See Something Say Something" advertising campaign for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Kay co-founded Korey Kay & Partners advertising in 1982 and served as its Chairman and CEO for 32 years. Kay was active in several advertising industry associations.
Allen Kay was born in New York, to Estelle and Samuel Kay. His mother was a finance professional and his father was the comptroller at Grey Advertising in New York. Kay began studying art at the age of six at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and continued his fine arts education at The Art Students League of New York. Before starting high school, he moved from Washington Heights, Manhattan to Fair Lawn, New Jersey. There he attended Fair L