Brian Schwartz is Principal and fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at BPS Marketing Services - a firm providing strategic advisory services to brands, consulting firms, hedge funds and private equity funds. Brian is an expert at driving organizational growth through brand and performance marketing initiatives in the following industries: entertainment, retail, digital media, e-commerce, consumer goods, direct-to-consumer, travel and hospitality. Brian is passionate about understanding consumers needs and helping companies navigate digital transformations focused on the customer journey. Brian takes a strategic, creative and data-driven approach to marketing and organizational growth.
Brian is currently working on marketing and innovation projects in the grocery, convenience and fuel sectors and is a newbie blogger at brandlennial.com.
Brian was most recently Vice President, Global Partner Marketing at Expedia where he led hotel acquisition and engagement across Expedia's B2B digital platforms. Prior to Expedia, Brian spent nearly six years in global and international leadership roles at DreamWorks Animation in B2C theatrical marketing, retail and consumer products. He led campaigns and brand strategies for Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, The Croods, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Trolls. Prior to DreamWorks, Brian spent three years at Definition 6, leading digital content and performance marketing campaigns for leading automotive brands including Honda, Land Rover, Jaguar, Tata Motors, McLaren Automotive, Kia Motors.
Brian received his Masters of Science in Finance from the London School of Economics and his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University. He is a mentor and member for the CMO club and serves on the executive advisory board for the Center of Sales and Marketing Strategy at University of Washington's Foster School of Business.
When not working, Brian enjoys traveling with his wife Allie, spending time with friends and family, achieving personal health and fitness goals, volunteering and giving back to his community and following college and professional sports teams.