VP, Global Agency Sales and Services
As VP - Global Agency Sales and Services, Torrence is responsible for driving Google’s worldwide strategy and multi-billion dollar business with marketing and advertising agencies. In this capacity, he leads a team focused on large scale global strategic partnerships spanning technology, media, data, creative and brand services that enable agencies to deliver business-building results for advertisers.
Prior to Google, Torrence held senior agency leadership positions with WPP & Publicis: Global CEO of Enfatico; President of Digitas Boston; and VP/GM of Avenue A (now Razorfish) in New York. Before his tenure in advertising, Torrence was a senior manager at Bain & Company, where he advised a broad range of clients on corporate and business unit strategy, mergers and acquisitions, new product development, and interactive strategy.
Torrence holds a B.A. in Economics, with honors, from Stanford University, and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a corporate director for Finish Line (NASDAQ: FINL), a leading national specialty retailer, and a board member of Pond5, a leading online marketplace for creative assets. He also serves on the boards of the Joyce Theater and Citizen Schools in New York.
Torrence is a sought after international speaker and recipient of numerous business, advertising and philanthropic awards. He was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine (2015 & 2016). He received One Hundred Black Men's Corporate Award (2015), the Dreambuilder Award from A Better Chance (2016), and ADCOLOR's Advocate Award (2013).