Fast growing brand and creative experience company Digital Kitchen is adding to its senior ranks and has hired Ally Malloy (pictured below) as Director of Client Services and Joran Thompson (pictured above) as Director of Business Development.
“With Ally and Joran, we are adding two incredible people to our team who belong here at DK. Both have already helped us bring new thinking and new ideas to the clients we work with every day, helping DK achieve results collaboratively that we could never achieve individually,” explained Anthony Vitagliano, President and Chief Creative Officer. “Creating a feeling of belonging is the most important driver of meaning for the brands people love and we are seeing growing interest in our ability to deliver brand experiences that make people feel like they belong. Ally and Joran will help us propel these ideas further.”
At DK Malloy is responsible for delivering strategic and business value for clients that complement DK’s unexpected and relevant creative solutions. Prior to his role at DK, Malloy served as a senior client partner in San Francisco and London at such agencies as Kenwood Experiences, DigitasLBI and others, working on behalf of such clients as Google, MTV, Visa, BBC, and HP.
As DK’s Director of Business Development, Joran Thompson is responsible for establishing client partnerships. Prior to this role, Joran served as Director of Marketing and Sales Enablement at CDM Media, and has a background in media sales, PR and digital marketing and communications. She has worked in both corporate and startup environments alongside clients including Nike, Bloomingdales, MillerCoors, Uber and IBM.
Most recently, Digital Kitchen created ground-breaking art and digital installations at the new Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta to build fan engagement for both the Atlanta Falcons football team and Atlanta United Soccer Team. It has numerous projects underway for such clients as Amazon, HBO and the recently launched programming disrupter Zone-tv.