Brainlabs Leaders Daniel Gilbert and Stephen Allan Recognized in PMW 2024 Powerlist

Brainlabs continues to shine as its leaders, Daniel Gilbert and Stephen Allan, have been recognized in Performance Marketing Week’s (PMW) Powerlist 100 for 2024. This prestigious list honors the top 100 professionals who have made significant positive changes in the industry over the past year.

Daniel Gilbert: The Game Changer

Daniel Gilbert, hailed as the ‘Game Changer,’ has overseen Brainlabs’ impressive growth, transforming it from a small agency to a global powerhouse with 1,000 employees in just a decade. Under his visionary leadership, Brainlabs has expanded its presence across North and South America, EMEA, and APAC.

Dan’s dedication to fostering a progressive culture ensures Brainlabs remains adaptable and innovative. A key initiative is the Brainlabs Academy, now in its tenth year, with a new location in Buenos Aires. This program develops the next generation of marketers, attracting talent globally.

His strategic acumen attracted Stephen Allan, former MediaCom Worldwide Chair and CEO, to join as Executive Chair. Together, they secured significant investment from private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners (FCP), signalling a pivotal moment for Brainlabs’ future.

Stephen Allan: The Big Hitter

Stephen Allan, described as a ‘marketing legend’ by the judges, brings unrivalled experience to Brainlabs. A pioneer in media planning and buying, Steve has been instrumental in expanding Brainlabs’ services and global reach through strategic acquisitions like Fanbytes for influencer marketing and Sparro in Australia.

Stephen has strengthened Brainlabs’ talent pool by recruiting industry leaders such as Fernando Silva in Latam, Aga Kosik to expand the CEE Region, and Divya Gururaj to lead client management globally. Known for his hands-on leadership, Steve stays engaged with the latest industry and tech developments, always seeking ways to add value to Brainlabs’ clients.