Ritesh Patel

Ritesh is the Chief Digital Officer for Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide. He is responsible for driving the overall digital vision for OCHWW as well as provide leadership and digital guidance for our customers.

Prior to joining OCHWW, Ritesh was the Global Head of Digital & Innovation at inVentiv Health. He has over 18 years of experience. His professional profile includes senior positions with HealthEd Digital, Cushman & Wakefield, Euro RSCG, Agency.com, and Conduit Communications.

Prior to joining inVentiv Health, Ritesh was the Global Head of Digital & Social Media at Chandler Chicco Companies. Ritesh joined Chandler Chicco after a stint as the SVP, Managing Director of HealthEd Digital, the digital arm of the HealthEd Group, a patient education agency based in Clark NJ. He worked on a number of Digital projects including branded and unbranded patient education sites.

Ritesh joined HealthEd, after working at Cushman & Wakefield, a global Real Estate services company where he was responsible for rolling out a global CRM solution for the company. Ritesh has also been involved in a number of start up’s in his career. Most recently, he was the co-founder of Avivocom. As the CTO, Ritesh created the technology that uses a combination of video, VoIP and text chat to allow clients to converse with online prospects in banner ads. It is widely used by IBM, Verizon, Intel, Adobe and a number of large corporations.

Ritesh Co-Founded Avivocom after working at Euro RSCG where he was the Global CIO. He was responsible for Information Technology Strategy and Operations for the 5th largest Advertising and Media companies in the world. Ritesh joined Euro RSCG after 4 and a half years as the Vice President of Technology for Agency.com in New York, where he was responsible for managing a global team of professionals to create the technical infrastructures for web based applications.

In 1998, Ritesh was the Managing Director for the New York Office of Conduit Communications, an Interactive Strategy Consulting and Development company headquartered in the UK. During his tenure, Ritesh was responsible for building the NYC office and working with clients in the financial services, travel, health care and insurance industries.

  • Company:Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
  • Job Title:Chief Digital Officer
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