Larry Gillespie, II has been named President and Chairman of the Board for Dentsu’s Isobar Public Sector, a global practice that delivers end-to-end digital transformation and IT modernization capabilities for U.S. federal and government clients, including the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and the U.S. Army.
The role is new. He reports to Jacki Kelley, CEO Dentsu Americas.
The agency focuses on experience design, application modernization, cloud infrastructure, emerging technology, data transformation and security. The business is supported by Dentsu’s Global Technology Alliance partners, including Qualtrics, SalesForce, Adobe, Amazon, Google and others.
Previously Gillespie served as managing director of digital consulting for Ernst & Young’s Government and Public Sector practice. In that role he led several states' unemployment, re-employment and human services digital transformation efforts during the pandemic. Before EY, he served as Principal Chief Marketing Officer of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Strategic Innovation Group.
The company also announced that retired Lt. Gen William J. Donahue, former Commander of U.S. Air Force Communications and Information Center, Washington D.C. and John M. Gilligan, former Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Air Force have been named to the Board of Directors for Isobar Public Sector.