BRUSSELS, September 21, 2021 – BCW, the global communications agency built to move people, today announced the appointment of Dan Sobovitz, a leader in digital communications, as a Senior Advisor, Digital Communications.
“We are delighted to welcome a digital communications professional of Dan’s calibre to BCW as we further accelerate our digital transformation and offer,” said Andrew Cecil, CEO, BCW Brussels, to whom Sobovitz will report. “Dan is widely recognized as a digital pioneer, and his creativity and disruptive approach to digital communications will help us build on our existing successes - such as BCW’s ground-breaking Influence Index - and continue to grow and transform our offer to meet the evolving demands for digital communications in Brussels and across Europe. Dan’s appointment is confirmation of BCW’s long-term commitment to digital communications and the investments we are making to serve clients with best-in-class solutions across digital, social, data and data analytics, key components of our Earned-Plus offer.”
Commenting on his new role, Sobovitz said: “Disruption only happens where independent, creative, and risk-tolerant thinking is celebrated. I am delighted to have found such an environment at BCW, and for the opportunity to explore new disruptive solutions in digital communication for its broad range of integrated services and prestigious clients.”
Sobovitz is a freelance consultant and the Founder of spreadable.io, a digital communications agency, with a niche in live interactive and digital/hybrid events. He is also the Chief Communications Officer of the European Startup Prize for Mobility, and an enthusiastic Tech4good evangelist. Previously, Sobovitz served as a Speechwriter and Digital Communications Strategist for European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič. By producing and moderating events such as the VR launch of EU satellites into space, livestreaming from autonomous vehicles or solar planes, and crowdsourcing EU policies among various citizen groups, Sobovitz successfully uses digital tools to make EU democracy more participative and closer to its citizens. He also sits on the board of various NGOs which promote human rights in Europe and around the world and writes and speaks regularly about the interplay between politics, ethics, and the digital world.