Bill Kanarick

Chief Executive Officer,

Meet Bill

Bill is Chief Executive Officer of Material, serving as the leader of Material’s executive team and the company’s day to day operations. He leads execution of Material’s vision and strategy with a focus on scaling for growth through integrated capabilities, data science and technology, while enhancing Material’s client service model to meet clients’ needs in bigger and bolder ways.

Bill joined the company in 2021, bringing vast experience in digital, technology and broad-based customer experience market leadership to Material and its clients. In his prior role at EY, he led the Global Transformation team, and was a central architect in the Consulting business’s pivot to transformation market leadership.

Prior to EY, Bill was the Global Chief Strategy Officer of Publicis Sapient, the Digital Business Transformation arm of Publicis Groupe, which formed following the 2015, $3.7bn dollar Publicis Groupe acquisition of Sapient. During Bill’s time at Sapient he was a core member of the executive team that drove significant growth and market leadership from the early inception of the digital market in the late 90’s through to today’s pervasive digital environment. Bill held a variety of high impact roles at Sapient including Global Chief Strategy Officer and Global President SapientNitro. Bill also has significant international experience, having led the growth and evolution of Sapient’s initial entry into the European market.