Danielle Sporkin


Danielle is the... 

SVP, Client Partner at Essence, a global digital-first agency who's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. As the strategic business lead for the Google account in North America, Danielle oversees the team responsible for Google's digital advertising strategy and has worked on many large product launches, including the Pixel Phone, Google Home, and YouTube Red. Danielle is passionate about coaching young leaders and helping them focus on developing a strong team culture in addition to producing business results.

Before taking on the client partner position in Feb of 2016, Danielle held roles at Essence as Global Client Director for Google Entertainment (YouTube and Google Play) and Director of Investment for North America, leading key strategic projects for clients and overseeing large scale negotiations with top media publishers. Prior to that, Danielle directed the client service (engagement) team at the IPG Media Lab working with agencies, publishers and brands to drive innovative ad experiences in the marketplace. Danielle's other past credentials include management of digital planning and buying for Sony Network Entertainment & Sony Corporate at UM and integrated communications planning on Gillette at Carat.

Danielle earned her B.A. from Vassar College and when not working, she is a skater and the Vice President of Gotham Girls Roller Derby, a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to developing and promoting the physical and mental strength and independent spirit of amateur female athletes. Danielle lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their dog, Ripley.