Anthony Romano

Anthony is a marketer, with creative DNA. After the early years of art schools and NYU's Fine Arts program, he eventually shifted into NYU’s marketing communications program, combining his creative instincts with his curiosity for what fuels iconic brands. He's currently at R/GA (2015 Agency of the Year by Ad Age, Adweek, Cannes, One Show and D&AD), where he is SVP, Head of Client Services, U.S. Prior to R/GA, Anthony spent over 20 years accumulating a rare view of the digital marketing world through three different lenses: Agency, Client and Publisher. Prior to joining R/GA, Anthony ran AOL's largest global agency relationship with Publicis Groupe. In the agency world, he ran practices in digital, mobile, direct and brand advertising. Most recently, he spent three years within the Publicis Groupe network as EVP, Worldwide Group Account Director at both Saatchi & Saatchi and Publicis Modem. He also held senior agency management positions at Carmichael Lynch and Ogilvy and ran Arnold NY's digital practice. Anthony's leadership in the agency world spans an impressive roster of iconic brands such as Porsche, Harley-Davidson, General Mills, Citibank, Chase, Hershey’s, Nestlé, Six Flags, GSK and Volvo. And he's been associated with work that includes a list of Webby, Effie, ECHO, ARC, FWA, RACIE and One Show awards. On the client side, Anthony held the role of Managing Director, Global Head of Digital Innovation & Emerging Media at Polo Ralph Lauren, where they won Mobile Marketer of the Year in 2009. Anthony also led Digital and CRM efforts for an experimental new brand for women at Gap Inc. He served on the Board of Directors for the Mobile Marketing Association and has been an active speaker on emerging media at NYU's Stern School of Business. Anthony is an honors graduate from NYU, where he played Division III basketball. He also studied at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis Graduate School of Business. He lives in Ridgewood, NJ with his wife and three daughters.

  • Education
    • New York Universtiy