BRIAN MANNING (New York City, NY) is President, Chief Digital Officer & Co-Founder of Centric Digital, In this role, he brings the highest level of digital expertise to the world’s largest enterprises; leads marketing, finance, operations, and product/service strategy; and champions digital thought leadership. Previously, he has grown and led digital businesses within Citigroup, Barnes & Noble.com, and Scholastic. These included eCommerce sites serving $500+MM businesses and multi-billion dollar consumer banks, digital media subscriptions, social marketing campaigns, and mobile applications. Centric Digital is a digital transformation company that reshapes business models and customer experiences to help traditional businesses grow in an increasingly digital society. A new breed of strategic partner for global enterprises, it fuses management consulting rigor, digital acumen and startup creativity to raise the bar in digital services. Founded in 2009, it was ranked #34 on Inc.com’s list of 2014’s fastest-growing companies, and #1 on its list for both New York State and New York City.