Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Ivan is responsible for scaling the agency’s technical infrastructure as the company continues its global expansion. In his position, Ivan manages R/GA’s vast information service network across 8 global offices, ensuring that its systems and services meet operational and strategic objectives while advancing the company’s global client - and team - based model. Additionally, he helps guide the continued adoption of cloud-based, mobile, and social technologies for R/GA worldwide.
Ivan brings more than 17 years of experience in information technology at interactive advertising and marketing agencies. Prior to joining R/GA, he spent four years as the director of information technology at Omnicom’s Interbrand and BrandWizard agencies, where he successfully led a reorganization of information technology spanning more than 30 global offices, which included devising and implementing global strategies, IT standards, policies, consolidation and enterprise-wide solutions. Ivan has also previously served as North American CIO for Draftfcb where he restructured the back office technologies, and oversaw development of large-scale online technology as worldwide director of online applications at Foote Cone & Belding New York.
Ivan holds a degree in Film Production from the University of Colorado Boulder with an emphasis in Architecture, and got his professional start in the film industry before quickly switching to the world of digital media production and IT. He has lived in New York since January 2000.