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Clint Simpson

Managing Director

Clint Simpson


Clint leads Digitas’ media practice across the agency’s seven U.S. offices, overseeing a robust team, including data scientists, media technologists, and programmatic experts. He consistently strives for optimal performance and motivates his team to do the same, driving best of breed media innovation and technology, and leading with a data-driven approach to reel in monumental new business wins.


Most recently Clint was elevated to a dual role inclusive of Managing Director of the New York and Atlanta regions. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth for the region (with 600+ employees), whose clients include American Express, Comcast, and Delta. He brings a truly global perspective to Digitas North America, with over 20 years of experience leading agencies across Australia, APAC and the U.S.


Prior to Digitas, Clint was EVP, Global Managing Partner at UM, where he headed up the agency’s Coca-Cola and Hershey business in New York. There, his global chops shined as he led those relationships across 47 and 14 markets respectively. Before making the move to New York, Clint worked at the UM offices in Singapore, where he served as dual Managing Director and Regional Managing Partner. He transformed the agency’s APAC practice with clients including Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson and MasterCard.


An Australian native, Clint now lives on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with his wife and two daughters.