Douglas Rozen

Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
OMD

Doug leads digital and innovation activities at Omnicom’s OMD, the world’s largest and most creative media agency. This includes overseeing specialty units like Ignition Factory (Innovation), OMD Mobile, OMD Social, Zero Code (Gaming & VR) and OMD Create (Content). Every day, he exploits the intersection of creativity, data and technology. Before OMD, Doug was Chief Innovation Officer & SVP/General Manager at Meredith and led emerging media activities including the mobile & social P&L, oversaw new product development and ran the entertainment vertical (NBC, AMC, FX, Disney, Sony). Prior to Meredith, Doug was SVP, Global Lead at Aimia (formerly Carlson Marketing). There, he developed the loyalty provider’s global agency services including creative, digital, media, mobile, social & strategy offerings. Before Carlson, Doug was Senior Partner and Managing Director at JWT where he established digital@jwt and then combined JWT’s digital, direct and data offerings.  An avid cyclist and former goalkeeper, Doug lives in CT with his wife and two kids.

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