Think Jam aims to boost US office with executive VP appointment

Richard Ngo-Tran, executive vice president, Think Jam

Entertainment marketing agency Think Jam has appointed Richard Ngo-Tran as executive vice president based in Los Angeles charged with leading agency operations and growth strategy in the US.

Ngo-Tran began his career in the 1990s at CBS Network Radio in Los Angeles before joining NBC Network Television in New York. After stints at Harman International, Gibson Brands and Avid Technology, he launched culture and lifestyle agency Initiate Inc., which led creative engagement marketing efforts for brands such as Disney, Converse, Microsoft and Spotify. After its acquisition by a media conglomerate in 2014, Ngo-Tran began management consulting for various brands from artists to athletes, entertainment to technology.

Daniel Robey, CEO, Think Jam said: “There is so much potential for us to develop the business in the US. Richard’s experience and knowledge of the market will enable us to build on the success we’ve had and create opportunities in new verticals.”

Ngo-Tran added: “Daniel’s vision for expanding the agency with creative ventures and entering new verticals is extremely exciting, especially with the talented team and amazing company culture he’s created.”

The appointment coincides with the 10-year anniversary of Think Jam Los Angeles. Recent US client wins include new retainers and titles with Disney and Universal.

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