Carrie Philpott is the newly appointed President of Wunderman Thompson Atlanta, bringing 20+ years of multi-channel expertise, customer relationship management and test and learn strategies, most recently driving innovative mobile applications for leading blue-chip clients. She brings a wealth of marketing experience to her role, with experience in digital product design and development, integrated marketing and brand campaigns, media, and analytics.
Prior to Wunderman Thompson, Carrie Philpott was the Managing Director of Huge Atlanta, where she was responsible for driving business growth in the second largest network office, leading a team of 100+ employees, and clients including Turner Sports, Lowe’s Home Improvement, UPS, PGA of America, CNN, Randstad, and Perfetti Van Melle.
Carrie joined Huge in 2015 after serving as managing director at DigitasLBi Atlanta, where she led the Delta Air Lines team in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, partnering with the brand across digital and direct marketing, through the line media strategy, buying and optimization, and more. She also led the digital strategy for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country. Furthermore, she provided guidance and insights to junior-level employees as a mentor in the national DigitasLBi Mentor program. Carrie joined DigitasLBi in 2000 and served as vice president, group director, senior vice president, and group account director before being named managing director. Her client experience at Digitas also included Equifax, American Express, and Brookdale Senior Living.
A respected industry thought leader, Carrie has spoken at OMMA Atlanta and Dig South, the Southeast’s interactive festival celebrating innovation and the digital economy.
During her career, she has also led projects for clients including Newell Rubbermaid and General Motors. Carrie received a BA in History from Williams College. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children.