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Company Overview of AKQA Inc.

Company Overview

AKQA Inc. ideates, designs, and delivers iconic digital products and services. It offers services in the areas of social media, data science, engineering, and business transformation and commerce. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in San Francisco, California. It also has operations in Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Portland, Oregon; Washington, District of Columbia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Berlin, Germany; Gothenburg, Sweden; Gurgaon, India; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; São Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; and Tokyo, Japan. As of July 26, 2012, AKQA Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

360 Third Street

5th floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 1990

Phone:

415-645-9400

Fax:

415-645-9420

Key Executives for AKQA Inc.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Managing Director and Head of Business Development & Marketing
Chief Creative Officer, Head of New York Office and Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

AKQA Inc. Key Developments

AKQA Inc. Appoints Gavin Mcleod as Executive Creative Director to its San Francisco Office

AKQA Inc. announced the appointment of Gavin McLeod as Executive Creative Director of AKQA’s San Francisco office. Gavin will lead the creative discipline within the San Francisco office and joins the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Simon Jefferson, Managing Director of AKQA’s San Francisco office. With over 20 years of experience in fostering creative and collaborative cultures, Gavin joins AKQA after many successful years in Sydney. He has held multiple creative positions, where he has developed and implemented work recognized over the years by Cannes Lions, Clios, D&AD, Effies, One Show, and Spikes Asia.

AKQA Inc. Presents at Wells Fargo Securities 2016 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Nov-09-2016 03:30 PM

AKQA Inc. Presents at Wells Fargo Securities 2016 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Nov-09-2016 03:30 PM. Venue: Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, United States. Speakers: Scott Symonds, Executive Media Director.

AKQA Announces Rachel Barek as General Manager

AKQA announced the promotion of Rachel Barek to General Manager of AKQA’s Washington, D.C. office. She previously held the position of Director of Client Services. Rachel takes on the responsibility of helping clients create the future by driving forward ideas, products and services as well as continuing to develop the culture and client relationships. She will continue to report into Erik Rogstad, Managing Director, AKQA. Rachel has more than 17 years of experience within the digital industry. Prior to joining AKQA six years ago, she held senior marketing and account positions leading digital efforts to drive brand strategy on both the agency and client sides. Rachel mentors and speaks to students and marketers from a wide range of institutions about the ever-changing industry.

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