Partner, Brand Innovation & Head of Global Business Operations
Spencer is Global Director, Business Operations, Ogilvy Consulting. A tenured brand strategist, he helps evolve iconic brands to make them more modern and relevant. He also helps to establish brands for net-new companies and categories. He has worked across multiple sectors, from fashion and finance to beverage and technology. His expertise is in brand purpose, positioning, product innovation, creative management and strategic communications. In his Business Operations capacity, he oversees Ogilvy Consulting’s marketing, business development function, capability and regional expansion, thought leadership, and day-to-day operations.
Previously, Spencer served as Marketing Director at Lippincott with a focus on Thought Leadership. Spencer also served as a strategy & transformation associate at Capgemini Consulting where he was instrumental in the largest new business win in the firm’s history.
Prior, Spencer spent time in politics as a press secretary and fund-raiser. He served as chief fund-raiser to Hillary Clinton during her first presidential run. Spencer also worked with New York City on the World Trade Center development, creating a multipronged communications strategy, ranging from traditional media to a first-of-its-kind digital media engagement effort. He successfully led the transformation of the renaming of the former World Trade Center central facility from the Freedom Tower to One World Trade Center.
Spencer remains active in a variety of philanthropic initiatives. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, from which he received a B.A. in communication & public service. He holds an M.B.A. with distinction from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.