The Drum Awards Festival - Official Deadline

-d -h -min -sec

Leadership Lessons Marketing

Leadership Lessons: Rob Pierre, chief executive of Jellyfish Group on managing teams internationally


By Stephen Lepitak, -

September 25, 2019 | 3 min read

The Drum explores the insights and experiences of those at the top in advertising and media, talking to industry leaders about their views on what it takes to be a leader and the lessons they have learned along the way in their own careers.

rob pierre

Leadership Lessons: Rob Pierre, chief executive of Jellyfish

The latest episode of The Drum's Leadership Lessons podcast features Rob Pierre, the chief executive of digital marketing business, Jellyfish Group who talks about managing teams across 25 countries.

Pierre reveals that his growing business currently employs around 780 people across various territories including several states of America, the UK, APAC and Europe but predicts it will grow to be over 1,000 people in the coming months.

"Leadership is about providing a vision and a strategy that everyone can get behind as well as values," he explains when asked what leadership means to him. "It's more about what is the actual vision and the strategy we are trying to achieve that will get everyone into formation and they know that they can actually provide that capability in the team formation to achieve the desired goal."

Listen to the full interview below or through The Drum's Soundcloud page or follow The Drum's Apple podcast account for regular updates and new shows on media and marketing.

Previous guests include: Michael Roth, chief executive of IPG; Chris Hirst, chief executive of Havas Creative Group; and Annette King, UK chief executive of Publicis Groupe.

Leadership Lessons Marketing

Content created with:


Jellyfish is a marketing performance company for the platform world, where success demands a creative, multi-platform mindset. We help brands thrive, by navigating,...

Find out more

More from Leadership Lessons

View all


Industry insights

View all
Add your own content +