October 6, 2016 – Hollywood-based strategic branding and marketing innovations agency Troika has hired digital pioneer Nuri Djavit as its new General Manager. Nuri joins Troika with 17 years of experience in global digital marketing and advertising, where he is charged with overseeing day-to-day operations and leading agency growth, development and innovation from within.
“Nuri has been leading agencies through technical change since the early days of digital,” stated Troika CEO and Founder Dan Pappalardo. “Furthermore, he understands that behind every great agency is a great culture. Nuri’s mission at Troika is to promote the growth of our people and capabilities within a culture built on collaboration, excellence and integrity.”
“With my deep experience in building digital and omni-channel marketing teams, my focus here at Troika is to drive innovation while promoting the strong culture and passionate commitment to the highest quality creative product,” Djavit said.
Most recently, Nuri served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Emotiv, a San Francisco-based tech company, where he successfully carried out marketing efforts and key commercial activities with brands such as Disney, ABC, Lucas Arts, Sony and organizations such as the World Economic Forum. At Last Exit, he transformed the design and tech innovation boutique into a multidisciplinary, full-service agency as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director & Partner at Brick & Bond, a New York-based digital strategy, marketing and product consultancy. Throughout his career, Nuri has worked with Apple, Belvedere Vodka, Cablevision and Estee Lauder, among many others.
Nuri holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Product Design from London’s Southbank University, as well as an Associate Degree in Graphic Arts & Experiential Design from the Chelsea School of Art & Design.
Married and the father of two young daughters, he continues to pursue his passions in arts and engineering by painting and building motorcycles.