President & Global Brand Director, Havas Worldwide
Jason is a veteran digital marketer with over twenty diverse years in technology, advertising and marketing. Jason has led efforts on a variety of levels: from agency to client, spend to buy, as well as from startup to established global engagements.
Jason's career has spanned the development of the Internet. With an energetic obsession in all things innovative and truly a Digital Native, Jason has most recently focused on successfully applying digital innovation to the enterprise. For the past 5 years Jason led Havas in New York specifically focusing on scaling and deploying innovation. Jason currently leads numerous cross functional teams of strategists, designers and technologists who are leaders in developing transformational products, experiences and services.
Jason has deep experience across numerous fields, history running the gamut from global sports marketer (Nike) to pop media super stars (Taylor Swift, Olivia Munn, & Justin Bieber). Earlier in his career Jason headed up Havas Worldwide in Australia, working on Global accounts (Intel & Dell) as well as leading success with local clients (Sony Australia, Northern Territory Tourism Commission, & Tourism Australia). While living in Australia, Jason managed Asia Pacific-based mobile connectivity and marketing provider Communicator, funded by Australia's leading private equity/VC firm Allen and Buckridge, successfully succeeding in a public offering.
Prior to re-joining Havas in 2011 as the President of Havas Worldwide in New York, Jason was Group Director managing the Nike Global Brand business at R/GA. Jason is also active in as a regular on the speaking circuit and while not on a plane, does his best to keep up with his twin boys.