Sharon HarrisFounding Member CEO & Founder, The Sharon Harris Collective
Sharon is the CEO and Founder of The Sharon Harris Collective. Previously, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at Ascential Digital Commerce, a leading platform that serves major brands like Amazon, Walmart, eBay, and Target in managing, optimizing, and leveraging the power of digital commerce across all marketplaces. Sharon led 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 has helped 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, of 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.
Why Sharon Harris Joined BECA
In the Press
Stagwell Interview: BECA Founding Member Sharon Harris (CMO, Ascential Digital Commerce) & BECA Future Leader Omar Moore (North America Partner Marketing Lead, PayPal)
Cannes Speakers’ Lounge: Ascential CMO, Digital Commerce Sharon Harris
The Media Bulletin Interview: Sharon Harris, Chief Marketing Officer at Jellyfish
Global Woman Magazine Interview: Sharon Harris: The Critical Role Women Play in Pushing Society Forward
We Are Tech Women Article: Inspirational Woman: Sharon Harris
Sharon Harris will lead the Digital Commerce global marketing organization as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Digital Commerce