Sharon Harris is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Ascential Digital Commerce. Ascential is helping leading global brands including P&G, Unilever, 3M, Logitech, Mattel and marketplaces like Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba, and ebay win by optimizing and accelerating their digital commerce performance. Sharon will lead the marketing efforts to position the brand and accelerate its growth as a global digital commerce platform. Her extensive experience leading teams and pioneering advertising innovation will help to accelerate the company’s global expansion and position it as a leader in the market.
Sharon has over 20 years of experience leading teams and making an impact within the marketing and digital media spaces.Prior to joining Ascential, Harris was the Global Chief Marketing Officer at Jellyfish, a digital partner to some of the world’s leading brands including Uber, eBay, Disney, Spotify, Nestlé, Ford, Aviva and ASOS. At Jellyfish, Sharon oversaw international marketing strategy across 30 offices. Previously, Sharon served as VP, Alliance Relationships at Deloitte where she managed both the Google Cloud Alliance and the Google Marketing Platform Alliance, which comprised over 4,000 practitioners across 40 countries. Prior to Deloitte, Sharon exceeded global mobile advertising business revenue targets at Microsoft, launching advertising on Microsoft Windows 8 Ads-in-Apps.
A passionate champion for diversity, equity and inclusion, Sharon is involved in several professional mentorship organizations and is a frequent speaker on the topics of representation in tech, inclusion and allyship. She served as chair of the advisory board for the Marcus Graham Project where she continues to promote diversity in the advertising industry. She is the board chair for Seattle’s Be Bold Now annual International Women’s Day celebration, and is also the Vice Chair of IGNITE National, a nonpartisan organization that encourages young women to actively engage in the political process.