Venessa joins us from GroupM. GroupM is the leading global media investment management company serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker and Essence as well the programmatic digital platform Xaxis. After joining GroupM in 2015 as Head of Mobile, she took on the role of Head of Digital Investment and Partnerships in early 2017. She is one of Australia’s most experienced digital strategists working within the media landscape and now looks after arguably the largest digital portfolio in Australia.
Venessa is a digital obsessive. Passionate about digital and emerging media. She adores the speed of change in the media industry and is constantly learning about the next thing to develop strategies that are innovative but work. She has a strong background in mobile with senior digital roles at Yahoo7, Exponential and Nine Entertainment Co. on her resume.
Described as a passionate change manager, Venessa is highly skilled in launching and developing new businesses, nurturing key relationships and driving change.