NEW YORK, USA // Joe McGlynn is the Chief Growth Officer at Wunderman Thompson New York, where he is responsible for driving growth and innovation, while ensuring the portfolio of Wunderman Thompson clients have access to the full breadth of agency offerings.
Most recently, Joe has spent the last two years working in the Wunderman Thompson UK office, as the client lead on the British Telecom (Retail & Sport) account, one of the largest Digital & CRM accounts in London. He was a driver in setting up the team and operations, expanding the capabilities across digital and customer experience, and growing the business into new areas. While in the UK, prior to his role on BT, he ran the Shell CRM & Loyalty work, focusing on the APAC region and new markets, where he enhanced communication strategies, and led integrated campaigns.
Prior to his move to the UK, Joe was the Head of New Business across North America. He previously was Global Chief of Staff to Wunderman’s CEO, working on existing clients, new business, and mergers and acquisitions. Joe began his advertising career with Wunderman in 2010, in account management, where he gained a wealth of experience working on leading brands, such as: Land Rover, Johnson & Johnson, Citibank, and many others. He’s been with the global network ever since.
Joe has led award winning work, picking up awards at The One Club, DADI, The DRUM and many others. His most noteworthy piece of work was for BT Sport’s “Unscripted” Campaign, where the team won the 2020 Yellow Pencil. Joe has been featured in Ad Age as an authority on e-commerce and in Brand-Z reports on telecom.
In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, kayaking, and travelling with his wife. Having lived in London for a few years, he is now back in New York.