Chief Investment Officer
dentsu Media US
As the US Chief Investment Officer for dentsu’s media service line of business, Cara manages $23B in annual investments for all of dentsu’s media clients in the US market. In this significant role, Cara oversees all US investment activities including publisher direct media, biddable media, research, economic empowerment, productivity and strategic partnerships. She is tasked with maximizing efficiencies for her clients by leveraging the collective buying power of dentsu and delivering innovative solutions that address the changes in the media landscape. Cara's media career spans 24+ years, with five years of DTC experience between two of the biggest Pharmaceutical Companies (Pfizer and Glaxo SmithKline). Cara also has a strong background in packaged goods and retail, working on the SC Johnson and Sears business for over nine years, as well as a handful of travel accounts. She is a breast cancer survivor and enjoys the beach, crafting, playing games, reading, sewing, traveling and most importantly being with her family.