Entreprenuer, Investor, and Consultant in New York
Over the last two decades, Avi Savar has helped the worlds leading organizations drive change by leveraging digital as a transformative force to build and grow their brands.
In 2004 Avi founded Big Fuel, a global digital marketing agency, which he would grow from a one-man shop to a dominant industry leader with over 130 employees worldwide. Over the next decade Big Fuel consulted with the world’s leading brands, including: American Express, GM, Budweiser, Samsung, Gatorade, Colgate-Palmolive, Fisher-Price, Weight Watchers, AFLAC, T-Mobile, Carnival Cruises and more.
Big Fuel wasacquired by the Publicis Groupe in 2011.
In 2014 Avi established Savar Ventures, an advisory and investment firm, and also joined venture capital firm Dreamit where he currently serves as Partner and Board Director.
In 2018 Avi was named President of consumer intelligence platform SUZY. Being touted as 'Siri for brands’, SUZY has secured over $15 Million in venture capital to-date from investors that include: The Foundry Group, Tribeca Venture Partners, NBA star Kevin Durant and fashion icon Kenneth Cole.
Avi continues to be a leading expert who consults and speaks globally on digital strategy, disruptive technologies, business transformation and corporate innovation. He is the author of Content to Commerce (published by Wiley), he is an active advisor and investor in several media and technology companies, and currently sits on the American Express Digital Advisory Board.