Evan Kraut

Evan Kraut

Managing Director at Grey Adventures @ Grey Group
New York, United States

Positions

Advisory Board
Virtual Reality 20/20
May 2016 - Present (4 years 4 months)
Advisory Board member for virtual/augmented reality summit in New York for NewBay Media. This industry-leading event will kick off NYC Television and Video Week on 10/17/16 and will feature film/television/digital content/gaming industry executives, consumer electronics companies, VCs/angel investors, retailers, publishers, news outlets, sports franchises, advertising agencies, brands, social media channels, educators and other business leaders.

For more information and to register, visit www.vr2020summit.com.
Managing Director, Grey Adventures
New York, United States
March 2016 - Present (4 years 6 months)
Since 2015, when Grey was named Adweek's Global Agency of the Year, the WPP org has been in expansion mode. The latest stage in this evolution is the official launch of Grey Brand Experience Group, which introduced Grey Adventures, a unit focused on the development of IP, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, and innovation for Grey clients.

To spearhead this group, Grey hired Evan Kraut to lead Adventures & creative veteran Darren Moran to fill the newly created head of innovation role at Grey New York.
Co-Founder & Principal
Milkbox Partners, LLC
United States
November 2013 - Present (6 years 10 months)
Angel investment and advisory group
www.milkboxpartners.com
Advisory Board
Virtual Reality 20/20
May 2016 - December 2016 (7 months)
Advisory Board member for virtual/augmented reality summit in New York. This industry-leading event will kick off NYC Television and Video Week and will feature film/television/digital content/gaming industry executives, consumer electronics companies, VCs/angel investors, retailers, publishers, news outlets, sports franchises, advertising agencies, brands, social media channels, educators and other business leaders.For more information, visit www.vr2020summit.com.
Chief Growth Officer
MRY
December 2014 - March 2016 (1 year 3 months)
Chief Growth Officer focused on driving new and organic growth for the agency, globally.

- Executive Leadership Team at MRY
- Global Growth Team within Starcom MediaVest Group
Chief Growth Officer
MRY
New York, United States
January 2013 - March 2016 (3 years 2 months)
Chief Growth Officer focused on driving new and organic growth for the agency, globally. - Executive Leadership Team at MRY - Global Growth Team within Starcom MediaVest Group
Executive Director, Brand Development
MRY
New York, United States
January 2013 - December 2014 (1 year 11 months)
Head of brand development, responsible for growth of the agency through new business, organic, and partner alliance channels.
VP, Business Development
MRY
New York, United States
December 2010 - January 2013 (2 years 1 month)
Led Business Development practice at MRY, a team of new business professionals tasked with driving new and organic growth across the agency. Our focus is in building strategic relationships across key business verticals that ultimately allow our agency to work with best-in-class global brand marketers.
Senior Director, Business Development
MRY
New York, United States
June 2007 - December 2010 (3 years 6 months)
MRY (formerly Mr Youth) works with leading brands in helping them reach and impact a new generation of consumers. My role focused on brand development, working with clients to design and deploy integrated marketing solutions that deliver on goals.
Co-Founder, Partner
Jason Evans Associates, LLC
United States
April 2003 - June 2007 (4 years 2 months)
Fashion startup focused on the private-label apparel supply chain. My role centered on business development, sales & marketing, account management, and global operations, as well as oversight of the Jason Evans® brand.
Senior Associate
UBS
July 2000 - April 2003 (2 years 9 months)
Recruited into the Information Services Division Associates Program, a prestigious 2-year training program dedicated to advancing the technology infrastructure and system solutions of UBS global banking operations. Having been promoted to Senior Associate at the conclusion of the program, responsibilities included several large-scale company projects.

Education

BS, Business Major w/ Double Concentration: Finance & Management Information Systems (CS)

1996 - Present (24 years 8 months)

1992 - Present (28 years 8 months)

1992 - 1996 (4 years)

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