Vishal Sapra, currently Chief Marketing Officer at CareerBuilder (owned by Apollo Global Management), sits at the quirky and awesome intersection of Madison Avenue, Wall Street, and Silicon Valley.
Vishal is Founder/CEO of Code & Culture, a startup incubator and brand collabs consultancy that partners brands with the most powerful communities, causes, startups, and experiences fueling culture today.
In 2016 Vishal was recruited from MRY, a leading digital + creative agency, to join a small, hand-picked team that put together Mike Bloomberg's Presidential campaign viability analysis and infrastructure.
At MRY (exit: Publicis Groupe), Vishal helped lead global new business and innovation efforts, working with Fortune 500 brands (Coca-Cola, Visa, Adobe, Spotify, P&G, et al) to assess their business needs and deploy digital and social media infrastructure, strategy, analytics, media, and content services. In his innovation capacity, he worked closely with the start-up community to connect them to brands looking to keep up, lead, and innovate in a world where the consumer journey is in a state of disruption.
Vishal joined agency life from Bank of America's Investment Banking Division where he provided strategic and financial advisory services to retail and hospitality brands.
With unique insights into market trends, operational issues that affect businesses, and understanding how to navigate organizational change, Vishal helps bridge the principles of branding and business.