Colby is H+K’s U.S. Head of Data + Analytics. Before H+K, Colby was EVP, Business Intelligence at the Golin Group where he led the Data + Analytics team across business development and a roster of 30+ clients for the Golin family of Agencies. Colby brings extensive experience in team development, revenue growth and analytics solutions to help drive business outcomes. Prior to Golin, he was SVP, Business Intelligence at DeVries Global where he developed and operationalized a new business intelligence function for a $35 Million portfolio globally. In this role he oversaw the application of data analytics and research to companies such as P&G, Sephora, and IHOP. Colby was previously SVP, Research and Analytics lead at FleishmanHillard where he built a research team, grew research and analytics revenue, and led strategic positioning efforts for companies like Samsung, Kroll, and Sanofi.
Colby has been recognized by industry awards for conceiving and developing award-winning measurement solutions including; AMEC Award for PR measurement and two PRovoke SABRE Awards finalists for Superior Achievement in Measurement and Evaluation.