Our purpose is the proven fact that digitally intelligent organizations create more shareholder value, business sustainability and customer & employee satisfaction.
Our vision is to be the definitive platform & insights to set the standard for measuring digital intelligence.
Our mission is to catalyze business transformation and better inform digital investments through digital intelligence measurement.
We inspire our people to lead organizations through their digital evolution, define the future of digital thought leadership and deliver positive impacts previously unthinkable.
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Applied & Anticipated
We operate in a modern way throughout and always.
We insist on the highest standards in everything we do.
We seek to streamline to increase value & context.
We move forward decisively and adjust and iterate to evolve.
We measure success by value delivered.
We are able to pivot and adapt quickly to trends.
We are efficient & frugal with our resources.
We think big and creatively.
We collaborate effectively and seamlessly.
We practice ownership & find solutions always.
Chief Executive Officer Co-founder
Jason Albanese is CEO of Centric Digital which he co-founded with Brian Manning in 2010. His vision and entrepreneurial skills accumulated during a successful career building innovative B2B digital companies has allowed him to turn Centric Digital into one of the fastest growing companies in America. Previously, he co-founded and served as CEO of SageSecure LLC, a digital asset management and risk company and prior to that Jumar Technologies, a B2B CRM software company. Albanese regularly contributes to INC.com, has co-authored 2 books, has been published in The Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology (JRPIT), and holds a patent on an Internet-based distance learning system he co-designed. He serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee on the board of Partnership with Children; and is an active member as serves on the board of Young Presidents Organization Manhattan.
Chief Digital Officer Co-founder
Brian Manning co-founded Centric Digital with Jason Albanese in 2010. He leverages his deep digital expertise and creativity to shape Centric Digital’s brand and market position into a leading independent digital transformation provider for global enterprises. Manning started his career at Accenture and since went on to lead digital businesses within global enterprises such as Citigroup and spinoffs such as Barnes & Noble.com. He has managed $500+MM ecommerce businesses, defined multi-billion dollar consumer digital bank strategies, and launched dozens of digital products. Manning’s passion for all things digital sets a high bar for Centric Digital’s clients, partners and employees. Chief Digital Officers consistently seek his advice and he has helped shape the digital organizations and strategies of several Fortune 500 companies. He is a published author and regular contributor on Bloomberg and Fox Business.
Megan is a digital executive whose unique career spans consulting, service design, and business & partnership development across industries. As Vice President, she leads our East region. Prior to CD, Megan was VP of Business Development at Blue State Digital (WPP), an agency founded during its groundbreaking digital work in the 2008 presidential election. Before BSD, Megan was Managing Director, Digital for CW (Omnicom) a philanthropic consulting firm, leading partnership and digital integration efforts. She holds an M.A in Media Studies & Management from The New School. She is an Executive Council member at Ellevate.
Peter Smith is a Vice President and has full operational responsibility for our West region including market, client and product strategy and execution. He has worked in innovation and growth strategy throughout his career, with a focus on building differentiated digital platforms and lasting brands. Prior to Centric Digital, Mr. Smith led Digital Strategy & Innovation at Capgemini, led product strategy for two successful technology startups, and has industry experience in consumer products, diversified financial services, and technology verticals. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Franklin & Marshall College.
Eliron Ozarko is the Head of Finance at Centric Digital where he manages the company’s finances and plays a key role in operations, corporate strategy and business development. Eliron has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, and high-growth startup companies. Eliron started his career in the M&A advisory group at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP working with various private equity and corporate clients. He then went on to build a global music and entertainment company, playing a key role through its IPO, international expansion, and multiple financings from 2013-2017. He holds a BBA from Hofstra University and is a CPA.
As Head of People, Lia is responsible for growing and developing Centric Digital’s talent and culture. Lia is a member of Google Hire’s Trusted Advisors. Her background includes wealth management and client services for Alliancebernstein. She holds her B.A. from Barnard College and her Master’s from Teachers College of Columbia University.
Product & Technology
Augie Smith leads our product, analytics, and engineering teams where he focuses on building scalable and performant platforms that deliver long-term value to our clients. Prior to Centric Digital, Augie was the Chief Technology Officer of Cota Healthcare. He currently serves in an product and technology advisor to many of Silicon Alley’s most promising startups.