Brent Vartan
Managing Partner

Brent is one of two Managing Partners responsible for the core Bullish product. A renowned strategic planner known for developing insights that shape business, Brent has built and led high-performance teams that have come together to create work that accelerated breakthrough growth. 

Over the course of his 17-year career, Brent has worked with a variety of brands, including: Casper, Cisco Systems, FedEx, Frito-Lay, Harry’s, Jägermeister, Kodak, Lowe’s, Microsoft, Novartis, Oral-B, Sherwin Williams, Starwood, Veritas and more. He has been named one of ADWEEK’s“40 Influentials Under 40,” awarded the coveted APG Award, the highest honor in strategic planning excellence and led teams that have won multiple EFFIEs and Cannes Lions. 

A Northern California native, Brent attended the University of California, Berkley, where he majored in Literary Theory and played football (Go Bears!). He began his career as a Media Planner at Goldberg Moser O’Neil before shifting into Strategic Planning roles at Hill Holiday and BBDO. In 2007, Brent joined Deutsch Inc. where he rose the ranks to become the Agency’s Chief Strategy Officer and youngest Partner in the Agency’s 40-year history.




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