Chief Strategy Officer Corporation Development, North America
Brandon Geary is the Chief Strategy Officer Corporation Development for Wunderman Thompson North America, the largest agency brand in WPP. Prior to Wunderman Thompson, Brandon was EVP Global Strategy at Essence, where he managed a team of 30 strategists around the world and supported Google Media Lab, particularly Google Cloud. Prior to Essence Brandon was Global Chief Strategy Officer of POSSIBLE, a part of the WPP Digital and now Wunderman Thompson. Brandon's team grew consistently during his near four-year tenure, with over 1,900 employees in 19 offices. Brandon had responsibility for leading large pursuits, supporting Microsoft, and AT&T, and practiced leadership across strategy, user experience, and e-commerce groups. Prior to POSSIBLE, he had Executive-level Account and Strategy roles at Razorfish, now a pillar of the Publicis Groupe. While there, Brandon led media, experience, and performance marketing initiatives for brands like Nike, Best Buy, Intel, and Levi’s. He was able to connect consumer insights, data, and creativity in a manner few firms were capable of at the time, which led to double digit revenue growth for the agency in 7 of 9 years there. Brandon has also been an SVP Planning Director at McCann Worldgroup, where he helped build a financial brand powerhouse prior to its acquisition by Chase, while helping drive down the teen smoking rate, sell a few Washington apples and build interest in the WNBA.