About Us

We were originally founded to serve a single brand. It taught us a lot. About listening more closely, intimately understanding every touchpoint of the business, and genuinely feeling the weight of its challenges. It taught us to respond with teams and strategies purpose-built to make their message heard.

Today we are raising the voices of brands across multiple industries. And responding the way we always have. With creative, strategy, data science, digital, and production custom-built to amplify the message to a place that is undeniable.  

It’s an approach that works amazingly well. And it’s the only way we’ve ever known.

Capabilities

Strategy

  • Qualitative & Quantitative Research

  • Brand Architecture, Targeting and Positioning

  • Trend & SWOT Analysis

  • Customer Journey Mapping

Data Science

  • Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics

  • Customer Data Platforms

  • Relationship Management

  • Digital Activation ( .com, app, mobile )

Creative

  • Video Content (TVC, Short & Long Format)

  • Radio, Print, Outdoor & Digital Formats

  • Graphic Design

  • Point-of-Sale

Production

  • Production management

  • A/V Editing, Music, Voice Over

  • Animation

  • CGI & Motion Graphics

DIGITAL

  • User Experience Mapping

  • User Interface Design

  • Web / App Development

  • CRM, Email Marketing & E-Commerce

Media

  • Omni Channel Planning

  • Programmatic Digital

  • Buying Leverage

  • Investment Stewardship

Social Media

  • Listening & Strategy

  • Content Creation

  • Community Mgt & Analytics

  • Paid Social Campaigns

  • Influencer Marketing

Experiential

  • Event Production

  • Sports Marketing

  • Influencers/Athletes

  • Social/Virtual Events

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Steve Jun

Steve Jun

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Jun

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Jun guides INNOCEAN’s philosophy and leads our mission to provide our clients with our brightest thinking, exceptional service, and varied expertise. In addition to his role in the US, Steve also oversees INNOCEAN offices in Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Steve’s leadership brings a unique East-West perspective to today’s global marketplace as he steers INNOCEAN into a new era.

Sean Gilpin

Sean Gilpin

Chief Business Officer

Sean Gilpin

Chief Business Officer

Steeped in a wide range of marketing, media and measurement expertise, Sean’s passion is maximizing investment performance. Before joining INNOCEAN as Managing Director, Sean worked for Hyundai managing their Retail Marketing and Marketing Mix Model programs. His performance-obsessed approach has led to the development of real-time predictive sales tools that lead to transformative business solutions. His commitment to delivering results is why he successfully helms our largest accounts.

Cindy Scott

Cindy Scott

Chief Strategy Officer

Cindy Scott

Chief Strategy Officer

Analytical and creative, Cindy’s strengths run the gamut, from strategic planning and brand integration to operations management and global marketing. Her client-side and agency experience give her a great perspective for developing successful marketing and communications strategies, portfolio management, resource allocation, product innovation and advanced planning.

Barney Goldberg

Barney Goldberg

SVP, Executive Creative Director

Barney Goldberg

SVP, Executive Creative Director

Barney has built his career on the idea that the idea is what matters most. As a result, in 2020 Barney was selected for Adweek's Creative 100. But his reach goes beyond Super Bowl winners like “Smart Pahk” and “Elevator.” He oversees integrated campaigns throughout the agency. He most recently rebranded Wienerschnitzel which produced record sales. If anyone knows how to make a brand breakthrough, it’s him.

Ben Gogley

Ben Gogley

SVP, Media

Ben Gogley

SVP, Media

Ben Gogley is a numbers guy. Relentless, performance based and results oriented, he’s at the helm of operations for our INNOCEAN Media Group, responsible for about $1B in media billings and finding the best paths in innovation to keep us at the top of our game. Ben currently oversees the UC Davis Health, Hyundai, Genesis, Wienerschnitzel and SKS media accounts.

Bob Rayburn

Bob Rayburn

VP, Group Creative Director

Bob Rayburn

VP, Group Creative Director

Bob is an award-winning creative director with experience leading large brands to unparalleled success. His awards run the gamut from digital, mobile, and traditional to social and design. His exceptional insights have led to success for a multitude of big brands, including the Grammy’s which experienced a ratings increase of more than 800% when he worked on it. At INNOCEAN, Bob led the efforts for Hyundai that dominated the Super Bowl in 2016-17. In 2016, all three spots landed in the top 6 on USA Today’s Ad Meter, including the #1 spot. It was the first time a car brand had ever won the top spot; it was also the first time that a foreign brand won. Bob specializes in creating culturally relevant messages that resonate with consumers on an emotional level.

Drew Corpman

Drew Corpman

SVP, Account Management

Drew Corpman

SVP, Account Management

Drew puts the ‘man’ in Account Management with his ability to helm multiple agency teams and multi-cultural partners all in service to driving business forward for category-defining brands. With 20+ years of experience in advertising and marketing for Fortune 500 companies, Drew now handles everything Hyundai. His passion for storytelling combined with his expertise in using data-informed targeted messaging to reach customers when they’re most ready to hear it has made him a brand-building powerhouse. By focusing on the entire customer journey, Drew helps brands break through and be heard. He’s responsible for everything from scope and go-to-market planning, to launching vehicles and reporting.

Eddie Austin

Eddie Austin

SVP, Media

Eddie Austin

SVP, Media

Eddie oversees the strategic communication planning process for all of Kia’s marketing efforts. His passion is finding integrated solutions for brands in an ever-changing marketplace. Eddie knows that in order for a brand to be heard, you have to be in the right place at the right time. For over 20 years, Eddie has applied his brand of strategic media planning to high-profile clients in nearly every industry out there with huge success to prove it.

Mark Weinfeld

Mark Weinfeld

SVP, Managing Director

Mark Weinfeld

SVP, Managing Director

When companies need to launch and reposition their brands, Mark is their go-to. It’s no wonder, because Mark was one of the architects who helped drive Hyundai’s US turnaround in the late 90’s with America’s Best Warranty. Honored by Los Angeles Business Journal as one of Southern California's Most Influential Marketers, Mark is now our Managing Director for General Accounts--he leads the charge with account, strategy, social and creative teams that serve all of our non-auto clients. 

Nancy Alley

Nancy Alley

SVP, People & Culture

Nancy Alley

SVP, People & Culture

It’s no surprise Nancy is leading all efforts devoted to cultivating our people and culture here at INNOCEAN. Her passion and empathy for people is legendary. With over twenty years’ experience working across all levels of a company to enhance the employee experience, Nancy listens to the people and fosters an environment of teamwork and respect where employees can learn, grown and have fun. There’s nothing she enjoys more than seeing those she has worked with succeed and thrive in their careers.

Nicolette Spencer

Nicolette Spencer

SVP, Head of Content Production

Nicolette Spencer

SVP, Head of Content Production

High profile, high pressure and high production value all factor into the beautiful and effective work Nicolette and her illustrious team have been producing for us for over 8years as SVP, Head of Content Production. The proof is in eight of Hyundai’s last Super Bowl spots and everything in between. With Nicolette’s leadership backed by her 20+ years in production, nothing is impossible.

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Innocean USA
180 5th St. Suite 200,  
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

714.861.5200

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