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  • Global Chief Executive Officer

Grant is a senior executive and highly experienced digital marketing practitioner.

Grant was part of the team that founded Acceleration in 1999. In 2005 he relocated to the UK, where he opened the Acceleration London office and grew a successful presence for Acceleration. Leaving a strong team in place, he relocated to New York in 2012 when Acceleration was acquired by WPP, to lead development of the North America region.

As a proven business leader, and a growing Acceleration footprint, Grant moved into the role of Global CEO in September 2016.

Prior to the twenty years helping grow Acceleration, he spent the first ten years of his career at global agency groups, gathering classic advertising and marketing experience across blue chip brands. He turned his attention to digital in the mid 90’s, becoming immersed in the world of consulting, and how data and technology could change the future for brands, when Acceleration was founded in 1999.

A 30 year veteran in the world of ad-tech and martech, Grant holds a BCom LLB from the University of Cape Town, majoring in Economics, Financial and Management Accounting, Commercial and Contract Law.