Digital Innovation Firm Zemoga Expands to West Coast Via New San Francisco Office
NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Buoyed by business from Pottery Barn, Toyota and other clients, award-winning digital innovation firm Zemoga today announced the opening of its first West Coast office in suburban San Francisco. The office, which officially opened September 1, will be headed by Zemoga President and co-founder Alejandro Gomez, who moves from the company’s main office and development hub in Bogota, Colombia, to manage day-to-day operations.
DJ Edgerton, CEO and co-founder of Zemoga, will continue to maintain the digital design and marketing company’s East Coast presence from its U.S. headquarters in New York City. Taking over management duties for Gomez in Bogota will be Managing Director Andres Navarro.
“There’s not a better candidate to spread ‘Bogota love’ for us in the Western U.S. than Alejandro,” said Edgerton. “He has the vision and the commitment to serve both existing and prospective clients on the West Coast. Very early on in the life of Zemoga, Alejandro was our first business development guru and he is more than qualified to make things happen for us in the Bay area.”
Zemoga’s new office is located in Walnut Creek, strategically positioned between Silicon Valley and downtown San Francisco. From the outpost, Zemoga staffers will service recently-acquired client Pottery Barn as well as Toyota and the Mozilla Foundation.
“It’s been a dream of ours from the beginning to build a West Coast presence for Zemoga,” stated Gomez. “As a digital innovation firm, we want to be at the epicenter of global technology development. This office is a true strategic investment for us.”
Founded in 2001, Zemoga employs over 140 people across its various offices. The firm has produced award-winning digital work for companies including A&E, HBO, Sears Holdings, Continental Airlines, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Rodale and many others.
The full-service office will offer the complete suite of capabilities from Zemoga’s Strategic Services Group (SSG) including Research, Innovation, Training and Knowledge Management.
New Bogota office chief Andres Navarro joined Zemoga last March. Navarro is a seasoned digital marketing professional, having gained experience as Chief Digital Officer of Latin America for IPG Mediabrands and digital head for Latin America for IPG’s Universal McCann. He also was Digital Regional Director for Omnicom Media Group.
“In Colombia people are very much ‘huggers,’ which may be a culture shift for me. Otherwise I expect the transition from Latin America to the West Coast to be an easy one, as I already have family here,” Gomez commented. “Unfortunately, DJ is a better surfer than I am.”
Zemoga is an award-winning digital innovation firm that specializes in the creation of meaningful and engaging interactive experiences and applications. With offices in the U.S. and Colombia, Zemoga empowers customers with groundbreaking solutions through a model that provides efficiencies at every level. Zemoga’s clients include Sears Holdings, HBO, Pfizer, Yahoo, Viacom, A&E Television Networks, Toyota, Continental Airlines, and Rodale. Learn more at www.zemoga.com.