Mutual Mobile, an emerging tech agency that builds breakthrough products for a more connected world, announces Val Vacante as Executive Vice President, Senior Partner.
Vacante strengthens and advances the company’s portfolio by leading multiple accounts with a commitment to fostering high-quality, long-term partnerships. She has already established such relationships from major Fortune 100 brands to up-and-coming startups, she continues to progress Mutual Mobile’s experience and expertise in the connected home, connected play, quantified self, connected communities, smart travel and more.
“Val embodies a natural mastery of excellence in business leadership, along with a deep appreciation for the craft of product development,” said Mickey Ristroph, Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Mutual Mobile. “Val has been instrumental in taking our company to the next level as a world-class agency that provides best-in-class business strategies, products and experiences. With all that she has accomplished during her time at Mutual Mobile, we are even more excited to see what she will bring to our executive team moving forward.”
Vacante has over 12 years of progressive experience establishing growth strategies, fostering cross-functional leadership, driving business innovations, forming strategic partnerships and increasing overall profitability across US and European markets. Her body of work includes a diverse client portfolio of Fortune 500 companies, consisting of AT&T, Dell, Vodafone, Nestlé, Mercedes-Benz, and more.
Prior to her position with Mutual Mobile, Vacante served as Vice President, Group Account Director for Sanders\Wingo, where she was responsible for cultivating business opportunities, building key relationships, and serving as a catalyst for growth amongst 60 percent of the agency’s top-revenue clients for seven consecutive years. She also previously held management positions at Austin-based agency Tocquigny, McElroy in Los Angeles, and JWT London.
“Mutual Mobile is home to some of the brightest and most talented people that I’ve ever had a chance to work with, and I’m honored to be part of our talented team,” said Vacante. “I look forward to furthering our success by partnering with clients who have a shared vision for developing a more connected world with brands and emerging technology that drives everyday life.”
Vacante will be responsible for establishing the vision and growth strategy for Mutual Mobile and its client partners. She will provide strategic counsel to client executives and identify mutually beneficial growth opportunities from surveying the business landscape to bringing new innovations to market. She will serve as a leader and change agent to drive and support solutions focusing on growth in Mutual Mobile and its clients’ business.