Octagon, Inc. operates as a sports, entertainment, lifestyle marketing, and talent representation agency globally. It offers sports and entertainment corporate consulting services. The company also provides talent representation services, including athlete, broadcaster, and entertainment management services. In addition, it offers dynamic and immersive event marketing services; and entertainment marketing services. The company serves blue-chip corporate clients, athletes, and personality clients. Octagon, Inc. was formerly known as Octagon Marketing And Athlete Representation, Inc. The company is based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Octagon, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Interpublic Group o...
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Octagon, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions
Jul 22 15
Octagon announced promotion of several individuals in the Corporate Consulting and Events & Hospitality divisions. Bo Heiner, Senior Vice President - Bo oversees The Home Depot, Equifax, Talen Energy and Sony Action Cam accounts for Octagon, including The Home Depot's iconic partnership with ESPN College GameDay; Matt Murphy, Vice President - Matt's eleven -year Octagon career has been built on sponsorship consulting, activation and mobile tour management; Erick Teach, Vice President - Erick has worked at Octagon for more than eleven years, managing client business for Nextel, The Home Depot, Boost Mobile and now Sprint. Based in Atlanta, Teach currently oversees local and regional sponsorships as well as soccer sponsorships on behalf of client Sprint; Tiffany Grame, Group Director - Tiffany leads Hospitality strategy and execution efforts for Octagon clients including AB In Bev, Delta and MasterCard. Tiffany has worked at Octagon for six years, dedicating her time to client programs including the Ace Championship, hospitality services for the CA Championship, Bridgestone Invitational, Accenture Match play and HSBC Championships; Jared Kirschner, Group Director - On behalf of Octagon client The Home Depot, Jared oversees the sports marketing and activation strategy for all partnerships, grand openings and in-store events. Based in Atlanta, Kirschner also directly manages relationships with the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons, and the College Football Hall of Fame; and Lindsay Wynalek, Group Director - On behalf of Octagon client Harman/JBL, Lindsay leads all aspects of the brand's NBA partnership including: content, research, hospitality, player and team relationships. Earlier this year, Lindsay led a product integration effort during the JBL Entertainment Series at the NBA All Star Game and recently executed a branded content series featuring off-the-court stories of 2015 NBA draftees on Harman's digital channels.
Octagon Appoints Kyell Thomas as New Head of the Entertainment Talent Management Division
Mar 3 15
Octagon announced the appointment of Kyell Thomas as the new head of the agency’s Entertainment Talent Management division. Thomas will be assuming the responsibilities of running the division and management of its entertainment clients. Octagon recently began a restructuring of its Entertainment Talent Management group which includes the departure of John Ferriter. Thomas came to Octagon from William Morris five years ago with the formation of the division in February of 2010.
Octagon Appoints Colin Glaum as Executive Creative Director
Feb 9 15
Octagon announced that Colin Glaum has joined the agency as Executive Creative Director. Glaum will oversee Octagon Marketing’s US-based creative, design and digital marketing team providing a seamless resource for Octagon’s corporate consulting and events groups. Glaum comes to Octagon most recently from Stashbox, where he was responsible for market strategy, brand positioning and business development.