Speaker Profile

Kirk McDonald
CEO North America / GroupM

Kirk McDonald is the CEO of GroupM North America, where he leads 6,500 people shaping the next era of media, and a member of GroupM’s global leadership team.

Previously, Mr. McDonald was the chief business officer of Xandr, in charge of the go-to-market functions, after serving as CMO for nearly two years. He also launched and served as the global CEO of Choreograph, WPP’s global data company, was president of PubMatic, and held roles with Time Inc., Fortune|Money Group, and CNET Networks, among others.

Mr. McDonald is a founding member of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA), serves on the board of directors for Elanco, and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.