Rob Quish

Rob Quish

Marketing and Advertising Industry Strategist at EY

New York, United States


Rob Quish is a Marketing and Advertising Strategist in EY’s Global Media and Entertainment Advisory. He is a former CEO and creative strategist in the marketing services industry having led advertising agencies and client campaigns through creatively focused transformations. Based in NYC, he has led local, regional and global agencies within WPP (JWT), IPG (Lowe) and inVentiv Health.

With relentless focus on innovation, Rob helped lead the agencies and the marketing programs he was responsible for with competitive passion and a singular belief in the power of creativity. The US Marine Corps, Transamerica, GM, UPS, Quaker Oats, P&G and Motorola’s Iridium, among others, benefitted from his unique consumer perspective and forward leaning ambition to use the tools of the moment: from digital to social to experiential, creating content compelling to consumers and measurably valuable to the brands.

Prior roles include: North America President, JWT; CEO JWT South; CEO JWT INSIDE; President Lowe & Partners; President, Global Strategy, inVentiv Health Communications. He started his career in Omnicom’s DDB in their management training program.

Rob is currently an active board member for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation and created its NVRQT brand with Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs. He is also an advisor to emerging technology companies in the social media data analytics space. A natural connector, strategist and confidant to CEO’s, he is helping these companies with their talent, marketing and growth plans.

Rob lives in the suburbs of NYC with his wife, Astrid Quish, MD, and 2 sons.

Sector Experience

People I worked with

Eddie Van Bloem
Lowe North America
Hank Kosinski
Art Director
MullenLowe New York
Gary Goldsmith
Chief Creative Officer
Y&R North America (Corporate)
Dean Hacohen
Creative Director
MullenLowe New York
Dick Raines
Advertising Manager


Marketing and Advertising Industry Strategist

March 2015 - Currently here (1 year 9 months)

Board member, marketing

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
February 2008 - Currently here (8 years 10 months)
This 32 year old foundation funds world-class pediatric cancer research at research institutions around the US. With Jon Lester, pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, I created the NVRQT brand to support kids battling cancer and to raise much needed funding for this foundation. I currently manage the NVRQT brand so contact me if you want to help the KIDS or the Foundation.

President, Global Strategy inVentiv Communications

inVentiv Health
September 2012 - December 2013 (1 year 3 months)


2010 - 2012 (2 years)


J. Walter Thompson Atlanta
Atlanta, United States
April 2007 - 2012 (4 years 9 months)


April 2007 - 2012 (4 years 9 months)

Region President, North America

J. Walter Thompson New York
New York, United States
2007 - 2010 (3 years)

Region President, North America

2007 - 2010 (3 years)

Chief Talent Officer, Chief of Staff

2005 - 2007 (2 years)

Chief Talent Officer, Chief of Staff

J. Walter Thompson New York
New York, United States
2005 - 2007 (2 years)

Founder and CEO

Luxury Television Network
2004 - 2005 (1 year)


Lowe and Partners Worldwide
1999 - 2004 (5 years)


Ammirati Puris Lintas
1993 - 1999 (6 years)


Jordan McGrath Case and Taylor
1988 - 1993 (5 years)


Ally and Gargano
1987 - 1988 (1 year)


1983 - 1987 (4 years)


BA, Political Science

Union College
1979 - 1983 (4 years)


Hopkins School
1976 - 1979 (3 years)

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