Michael Komasinski is the regional president of Merkle and CEO of dentsu’s Customer Experience Management (CXM) Line of Business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
He leads a business of $400 million in annual revenue and 3,500 employees across 25 offices in 14 markets. During his four years leading the EMEA business it has experienced 5x growth and is considered an industry leader in the core offerings of performance media, CRM, analytics, and marketing technology. Merkle is currently eConsultancy’s fifth-largest full-service and marketing agency and ninth-largest digital agency and was a finalist in Campaign’s Agency of the Year standings. The EMEA agency has been recognized by The Drum, Forrester, and partners such as Adobe and Pega.
Michael led the acquisition of several industry leading businesses, including Aquila Insight, Divisadero, Oxyma, and Namics. He was recognized as one of Data IQ’s top 100 most influential people in data and is a regular panelist and speaker at industry and client events.
Michael joined Merkle in 2015 as the Chief Operating Officer of Agency Services and moved to London in late 2016 to begin his transition into the regional leadership role. In January 2021, he will return to the US to become President of Merkle Americas and CEO of the dentsu CXM Line of Business for the region.
Prior to Merkle, Michael held leadership roles at Razorfish, Schawk Retail Marketing, The Nielsen Company, and A.T. Kearney. He holds a bachelor of science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.