March 7, 2016


Wunderman’s Seth Solomons ’91 to deliver Eric Mower Advertising Forum lecture, “Fall in Love or Fail”, March 9

Seth Solomons ’91, CEO, North America at Wunderman, will visit the Newhouse School March 9 as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum.

Solomons has over 25 years of global experience and knowledge in advertising, media, integrated marketing and technology, and a successful record as a team builder.

He was previously at R/GA, first as managing director of the New York office and then president of R/GA US. He was also the global chief client services officer. Under his leadership, R/GA NY won 29 Lions and 2015 Agency of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival.

Before R/GA, Solomons was the CEO of CRM365, a platform-based startup focused on using data to deliver more relevant content to consumers across key clients within the Publicis Groupe.

Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Digitas, where he served as global chief marketing officer. He was the lead architect of the Digitas client diversification and growth strategy, helping to double the agency’s revenue in less than five years. He also led the marketing, media, technology and strategy and analytics capabilities.

He worked at Wunderman as a senior vice president and account director from 1992-2000.

In 2007, Solomons was named to Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 list.

A 1991 graduate of Syracuse University, he serves on the Newhouse Advisory Board and was honored at the school’s “50Forward” gala last fall.

For more information, contact Karen Greenfield at or 315-443-2304.

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